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Gustavus A. Whipple

Gustavus A. Whipple

Male 1816 -

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  • Name Gustavus A. Whipple 
    Born 1816 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I7914  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Samuel Whipple, Jr.,   b. 4 Jul 1774, Ashford, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1843  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary "Molly" Chaffee,   b. 1779,   d. 12 Mar 1828  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1799  Ashford, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Arthur Whipple (undisclosed at example dot net), of Los Altos, CA, to Weldon Whipple, March 1997.

      !SOURCE: Email from Enid Mastrianni (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 12 Mar 2005. Enid writes:
      In the course of my own research, I have found some info on Gustavus A. Whipple. He was a freshman student at the Oneida Institute in 1837 according to the "Catalogue of the Trustees, Faculty and Students of the Oneida Institute. Whitesboro, 1837" which is held by the Utica (NY) Public Library.

      The Oneida Institute was founded by George Washington Gale, headed by Beriah Green and financed by Gerrit Smith. It was the first school in America to educate African Americans boys alongside white boys. It was academically rigorous, but more importantly, it was concieved and operated as a training ground for abolitionists.

      I also came across a "G. Whipple" in a document put online by Oberlin College. It's a statement published in 1835 in the Liberator (an anti-slavery paper) by a bunch of students of the Lane Seminary in Cinncinati who left the school because anti-slavery action and discussion were banned by the administration. Many of the "Lane Rebels" as they were called, went to Oberlin, and apparently, several of them went to Oneida.

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