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Simon Whipple, Lt. Col.

Simon Whipple, Lt. Col.

Male 1738 - 1824  (85 years)

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  • Name Simon Whipple 
    Suffix Lt. Col. 
    Born 28 Sep 1738  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 May 1824  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cumberland Cemetery, Dexter Street, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8194  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father David Whipple, Captain,   b. 1 May 1714, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1766  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Martha Read,   b. 4 Nov 1715, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1801  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1737  Attleborough or Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Blake,   b. 17 Aug 1745, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1820, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1770  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Whipple,   b. 26 Aug 1770, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1850, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Joseph Whipple,   b. 12 Sep 1771, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. John Gray Whipple,   b. 9 Jul 1773, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1865, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     4. Mary Whipple,   b. 17 Jul 1774, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1820, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +5. Simon Whipple, Jr.,   b. 28 May 1776, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1824  (Age 47 years)
     6. Sarah Whipple,   b. 19 Sep 1778, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1829, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F4704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1738 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1770 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1824 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cumberland Cemetery, Dexter Street, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: International Genealogical Index

      !SOURCE: Dwane V. Norris, Whipple Family Tree (Jackson, Mich., 1996), p. 124. Gives death date 1790.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, vol. 3, Cumberland, pt. 5 (Providence, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 129.

      !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 28 Dec 1998. Gives death date 1824.

      !SOURCE: Will, dated 27 Jun 1821, proved 22 May 1824. In Abstracts of Cumberland, R.I. Wills, R.I. Genealogical Register, vol. 5, no. 1 (Jul 1982), p. 28.

      !SOURCE: Vital Records of Attleborough, Bristol Co., MA to the end of the year 1849 [compact disc]: Attleborough Births (Wheat Ridge, Colo.: Search & ReSearch Pub. Corp., c 1998), p. 285.

      !SOURCE: Grave marker in the Cumberland Cemetery. Inscription submitted to the Whipple Website by Beth Hurd (undisclosed at example dot net), 1 Apr 2002: "In Memory of Simon Whipple, who died May 3, 1824, in the 86th year of his age"

      !SOURCE: "Deaths from the New York Post, 1801-1890," emailed by N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 29 Jan 2003. "5/19/1824 Cumberland, ... [age] 87."


      !MILITARY: "Lt. Col. during the Revolutionary War, serving from the state of Rhode Island." --J. Lahr-Kreischer.


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