Blaine Whipple Research

Blaine Whipple Research

During his lifetime, Blaine Whipple (1930-2015) of Portland, Oregon, did extensive research on the Whipple families of America, focusing mainly on the descendants of brothers Matthew and Elder John Whipple of Bocking, England and Ipswich, Massachusetts.

Brothers Matthew and John (migrated 1638)

Matthew's database page and his descendants
John's database page and his descendants
Their father (Matthew Sr.) and his ancestors

Blaine shared the following research with the Whipple Website.


  • 15 Generations of Whipples : Descendants of Matthew Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Abt 1590-1647: An American Story. -- Baltimore, MD : Gateway Press, 2007.
    ISBN: 978-09801022-4-6
    A post to the Whipple Website Facebook Group in early 2020 mentioned that his family still has a limited supply of this title for sale. If interested email Scott (Blaine's son) at
  • History and Genealogy of "Elder" John Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts : His English Ancestors and American Descendants. -- Victoria, B.C. : Trafford, 2004.
    ISBN: 978-1-55395-676-1
    Order online from Trafford Publishing.

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