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Abbie A. Whipple or Jones

Abbie A. Whipple or Jones

Female 1868 - 1931  (63 years)

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  • Name Abbie A. Whipple or Jones 
    Birth 15 Feb 1868  Greenfield, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 21 Jun 1931  Canton, Fulton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I141333  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2022 

    Father Lewis E. Whipple,   b. 1833, Greenfield Twp, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Sep 1870, Greenfield Twp, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Mary Yarns,   b. 17 Apr 1834, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Mar 1874, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 39 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1857 
    Family ID F4575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Abraham Jones,   b. of, Blakely, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother Mary,   b. of, Blakely, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Family ID F64223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William H. Simrell,   b. Jul 1866, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Jun 1925, , , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Marriage 21 Aug 1888  Binghamton, Broome, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Rilla Mae Simrell,   b. 20 Sep 1890, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Nov 1937, Linestone Twp, Peoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 47 years)
    +2. Gladys Simrell,   b. 11 Apr 1898, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Feb 1969, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
    +3. Evertia Simrell,   b. 28 Mar 1900, Albany, Delaware, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Apr 1974, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years)
    +4. Raymond Simrell, Sr.,   b. 5 Sep 1903, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Jun 1969, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years)
     5. Elmer Robert "Peck" Simrell,   b. 11 Jan 1909, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Jul 1967, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 58 years)
    Family ID F64222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Feb 1868 - Greenfield, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 21 Aug 1888 - Binghamton, Broome, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 21 Jun 1931 - Canton, Fulton, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Norma Whipple Doolittle (email hidden) to the Whipple Website, 7 Jan 2015. "Both [birth and death] dates are accurate, not abt." Adds burial place, citing her personal visit to the cemetery and photos and the corrected information at Find A Grave, memorial #135876905.

      !SOURCE: Email from Norma Jean Whipple Doolittle (email hidden) to the Whipple One-Name Study, 11 Nov 2022. Cites the following:
      • NYS Marriage Index 1881-1967
      • Terre Haute Tribute 6/22/31 Pg 2 obit
      • Find A Grave Memorial # 29606251
      • 1880 Census
      • Illinois US Death Index 1916-1947
      • Orphans' Court records published in the Scranton Republican on 5-18-1868 page 3 and 6-25-1884 pg 3
      • birth & marriage certificates of her children support the information, as well


      !SOURCE: Find a Grave web site memorial 29606251, cited 12 Nov 2022.
      "Abbie was born in Greenfield, Pennsylvania. Before she was 2 years old, her birth father (Lewis E. Whipple) died. When she was 5 years old, her birth mother (Mary Yarns) passed. At that time, Mary and Abraham Jones of Blakely, Pennsylvania took the responsibility of raising her. Abbie would later meet and marry William Simrell on August 21, 1888. They began their family and eventually settled in Terre Haute, Indiana."—Norma Doolittle


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