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Amasa or Amos Whipple

Amasa or Amos Whipple

Male 1786 - 1862  (75 years)

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  • Name Amasa or Amos Whipple 
    Born 31 Aug 1786  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Mar 1862  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Whipple Lot, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19075  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Simon Whipple, 2nd,   b. 13 Feb 1751/1752, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1821, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Lavina or Levina Staples,   b. 8 Dec 1754, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1841, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 3 May 1772  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sabra Smith,   b. 14 May 1792, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1858, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1810  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Emeline Whipple,   b. 20 Dec 1810, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1811, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Lillis Grant Whipple,   b. 7 Apr 1812, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1902, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Caroline Whipple,   b. 17 Aug 1815, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Amasa Smith Whipple,   b. 13 Jul 1817, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Old Diamond Hill Cemetery, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary Amanda Whipple,   b. 3 Nov 1819, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lydia Shove Whipple,   b. 1823, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1906, Diamond Hill, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +7. Warren A. Whipple,   b. 8 Apr 1826, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1896, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Elva Lucinda Whipple,   b. Abt 11 Dec 1829, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1839, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 9 years)
     9. Marion Lavonia Whipple,   b. 17 Sep 1834, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1925, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F10138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1786 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jul 1810 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1862 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Whipple Lot, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Amasa Whipple, 1786-1862
    Gravestone of Amasa Whipple, 1786-1862

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: "John Smith, the Miller, of Providence Rhode Island: Some of His Descendants," by Charles William Farnham, in _Genealogies of Rhode Island Families from Rhode Island Periodicals_ (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983), 2:96.

      !SOURCE: International Genealogical Index.

      !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 13 May 1998. Death date is on grave stones in Cumberland.

      !SOURCE: Dwane V. Norris, Whipple Family Tree (Jackson, Mich., 1996), p. 157. Known as Amos and Amasa.

      !CHILDREN: Had total of 7 children--two died in infancy. --J. Lahr-Kreischer

      !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. 68, 132.

      !SOURCE: Will of Uncle Daniel Whipple, dated 13 Dec 1823, proved 4 Feb 1828. In Abstracts of Cumberland, R.I. Wills, R.I. Genealogical Register, vol. 5, no. 1 (Jul 1982), p. 30. Gives name Amasa.

      !SOURCE: Will of mother Lavina, dated 21 Feb 1841, proved 7 Jun 1841. Abstracted by Nellie M.C. Beaman in "Abstracts of Cumberland, Rhode Island Wills," Rhode Island Genealogical Register, vol. 5, no. 3 (Jan 1983), p. 234. Gives name Amasa.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Jemima Comstock," email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 9 Apr 2002. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850; Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index.

      !SOURCE: Transcriptions of headstones from the Old and New Diamond Hill Cemeteries, Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Rhode Island. Emailed by Beth Hurd to Weldon Whipple, 13 Jun 2002. Gives name Amasa.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Sarah Whipple," email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 23 Feb 2003. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 (birth); Vital Record of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, 1642-1896 (marriage); Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index (death, burial). Gives name Amasa Whipple.

      !SOURCE: Photograph of grave stone in Whipple Lot (CU038), Reservoir Road, Cumberland, Rhode Island, emailed by Beth Hurd to Weldon Whipple, 27 Dec 2003.


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