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Benjamin Whipple

Benjamin Whipple

Male 1762 - 1835  (72 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Whipple 
    Born 21 Sep 1762  Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1835 
    Person ID I9857  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Joseph Whipple,   b. 7 Jan 1737, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Perry Mills, Clinton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Katherine Greene,   b. 4 Dec 1740, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, Pittsford, Rutland, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1760  Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ruth Brown,   b. 1760, of, Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1802, Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 4 May 1788  Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Zilpha Ruttenburg,   b. 22 Mar 1786, of, Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1831  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1803  Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Greene Whipple,   b. 26 Jun 1803, Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1827, Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +2. Ruth Whipple,   b. 4 May 1805, Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1870, of, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years)
    +3. Caleb Rutenberg Whipple,   b. 2 Aug 1807, Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F5629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Sep 1762 - Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1788 - Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Mar 1803 - Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 25-26. Gives birth 1763 in Connecticut.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, Vol. 1, Coventry, Part 4 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 94. Gives birth 21 Sep 1762.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, vol. 2, Johnston, pt. 3 (Providence, R.I.: Harragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 19.

      !RESIDENCES: Johnston, R.I. --H.E. Whipple; Plainfield, Connecticut. --J.N. Arnold, Johnston, p. 19.

      !SOURCE: Email from Beth Hurd to Weldon Whipple, 9 Mar 2006. "It seems that Benjamin Whipple was once Johnston Town Clerk, and recorded some b-m-d of his family members??":
      Old Book, p. 47
      "I hereby certify that Benjamin Whipple of Plainfield in the State of Connecticut, son of Joseph Whipple, and Ruth Brown of Johnston, daughter of Gideon Brown of sd Johnston, were lawfully joined together in marriage this 4th day of May, 1788, per me Samuel Winsor, Elder of Baptist Church of Christ in Johnston, RI, recorded December 10 AD, 1803, by Benjamin Whipple, Town Clk."


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