Edson's Immediate Family

Edson's Immediate Family

(Notation on transcript: "This item of history was written by Edson Whipple while he was still living. Copied from the original copy by Alzada Whipple Stratton.")

John Whipple, Edson's father, died in West Dummerston, Windham County, Vermont, and is buried in the graveyard nearby, where he died. His gravestone is white marble with the following inscription "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord"

He has two daughters, Betsy and Maria; and one son, Edson, buried on the north by his side.

His sister, Zipporah, and her husband lie in the same tier.

He has one daughter, Laura, and her husband Daniel Aldrich (who is also the husband of Betsy) buried in Newfane, near Williamsville. These lived and died in Vermont.

John, his oldest son, died in McKean County, Bradford, Pennsylvania. John's wife, Margery Willard, died in the same place.

Dimmis and her husband died in Oswego [i.e. Otsego] County, Milford, N.Y.

Alfred died in Chautauqua County, Climer, New York.

Samuel died in Wisconsin. Emaline and her husband died in Boston, Massachusetts. They are buried in Wakefield, Middlesex.