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Stephen Girard Whipple, Colonel

Stephen Girard Whipple, Colonel

Male 1823 - 1895  (71 years)

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  • Name Stephen Girard Whipple 
    Suffix Colonel 
    Born 15 Nov 1823  Williston, Chittenden, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Oct 1895  Eureka, Humboldt, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Myrtle Grove Cemetery, Eureka, Humboldt, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I75691  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2013 

    Father Wesley Burnham Whipple, Sr.,   b. 6 Oct 1793, Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1867, Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Elvira Judson,   b. 29 Oct 1794, , , Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1871, Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1812  of, , , Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Georgia Ella Harriman,   b. Apr 1850, Baltimore, , Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1925, San Mateo, San Mateo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1875  Baltimore, , Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sophia Lord,   b. 21 Jul 1872, , , Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1961, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Adopted]
    +2. Elmer Judson Whipple,   b. 24 Jul 1876, Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1964, , Sonoma, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +3. Stephen Carson Whipple, Colonel,   b. 15 Feb 1889, Eureka, Humboldt, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1958, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F31949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Nov 1823 - Williston, Chittenden, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Oct 1875 - Baltimore, , Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1895 - Eureka, Humboldt, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Myrtle Grove Cemetery, Eureka, Humboldt, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Col. Stephen Girard Whipple, 1823-1895
    Col. Stephen Girard Whipple, 1823-1895

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 22 Feb 2003. Cites A National Register of the Society Sons of the American Revolution: Principal Events of the American Revolution, which contains the entry "STEPHEN G. WHIPPLE, U. S. Army, died October 21, 1895 (3507). Son of Wesley and Elvira (Judson) Whipple; grandson of Jonathan Whipple, private Mass. Militia."

      !SOURCE: Email from undisclosed at example dot net to Weldon Whipple, 10 Sep 2006. Adds full middle name, birth date and place.

      !SOURCE: Email from Anne Billeter (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 14 Feb 2010. Gives death 18 Oct 1895 in Eureka, Humboldt, CA; adds burial place. Cites the following:
      • Personal reminiscences of Sophie Whipple Root (signed 27 Feb. 1948)
      • Obituaries
      • Who's Who in Engineering 1954 (abt Stephen Carson Whipple)
      • Censuses
      • Social Security Death Index
      • California Birth Index
      • California Death Index
      • Cemetery gravestone


      !SOURCE: Post by Louise Craven to the Whipple Website Facebook group, citing the article "Frank A. Whipple" in History of the State of California and Biographical Record of Coast Counties, California. An Historical Story of the State's Marvelous Growth from it's Earliest Settlement to the Present Time by Prof. J. M. Guinn, A. M., Author of A History of Los Angeles and Vicinity, History of Southern California, Secretary and Curator of the Historical Society of Southern California, Member of the American Historical Association, Washington, D.C. The Chapman Publishing Co, Chicago 1904.


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