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Ferdinand Whipple

Ferdinand Whipple

Male 1812 - 1901  (88 years)

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  • Name Ferdinand Whipple 
    Birth 13 Dec 1812  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1901  Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Union Cemetery, Centre Street, Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I50051  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Lewis Whipple,   b. 26 Jun 1785, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Aug 1814, Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island or Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 29 years) 
    Mother Judith Paine,   b. 7 Mar 1793, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Jan 1827 or 14 Jun 1825, Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island or Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island or Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 32 years) 
    Marriage 2 Feb 1812  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Sweet,   b. 7 Jun 1813, Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1883, Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Judith Whipple,   b. 11 Oct 1833, Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 May 1869, North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 35 years)
     2. Willis Whipple,   b. 22 Sep 1836, Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 26 Jul 1860 (Age > 24 years)
    +3. Mary Paine Whipple,   b. 10 May 1842, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Apr 1868, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 25 years)
    +4. John Jay Whipple,   b. 31 Dec 1847, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Nov 1921, poss, Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F23207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 13 Dec 1812 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1901 - Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Union Cemetery, Centre Street, Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Will of grandfather, Asa Whipple, dated 15 Apr 1831, recorded 1 Aug 1831. Abstracted in Lucille B. Beaman, "Abstracts of Cumberland, R.I., Probate Records," R.I. Genealogical Register, vol. 5, no. 1 (Jul 1982), p. 32.

      !SOURCE: Mentioned in will of mother's sister, Asenath Paine, dated 15 Nov 1825, proved 24 Feb 1826, p. 568-570. Abstracted in Lucille B. Beaman, "Abstracts of Smithfield, Rhode Island, Wills," Rhode Island Genealogical Register, vol. 7, no. 3 (Jan 1985), p. 211-212.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 25 Mar 2003. Cites Vital Records of Brockton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Gives birth 13 Dec 1812, husband of Hannah Sweet. Birth date is from a gravestone record, Union Cemetery, Centre Street.

      !RESIDENCES: Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts. --N.A. Combs

      !SOURCE: Email from Nan (email hidden) to the Whipple Website, 20 Aug 2004. Cites the 1840-80 U.S. Censuses, which gives birth about 1812 in Rhode Island.

      !SOURCE: 1860 Census of Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 26 Jul 1860, p. 891. Lists Ferdinand Whipple (age 47 h/h farmer, b. RI), Hannah (age 48, his wife, b. NH), dau. Judith (age 26, [occupation illegible] b. RI), son Willis (age 21, b. MA [?]), dau Mary P. (age 18, b. MA) and son John J. (age 11, b MA).

      !SOURCE: 1870 Census of North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 4 Jun 1870, p. 17. Lists Ferdinand (age 58, h/h grocer, b. RI) and his wife Hannah (age 58, "Keeping House," b. NH).

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Ferdinand Whipple," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 11 Jun 2005. Cites the following:
      • Vital Records of Brockton, MA to the Year 1850 (birth)
      • Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Marlborough 212:165, death record for dau. Mary
      • Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, Brockton 518:150 (death)
      • Burial: Union Cemetery, Centre St., Brockton, MA (Source: Vital Records of Brockton, MA to the Year 1850.)
      • Census 1: August 22, 1850, Age 37, living Uxbridge, Worcester, MA w/wife Hannah 37, children Lewis (sic) 14, Willis 11, Mary 8 & John J. 2 (Source: 1850 Census, Worcester Co., MA, Uxbridge, 377.)
      • Census 2: July 26, 1860, Age 47, farmer, b. RI, living Hopkinton, Middlesex, MA w/wife Hannah 48 & children Judith 26 (basket maker), Willis 21, Mary P. 18, & John J. 11 (Source: 1860 Census, Hopkinton, Middlesex, MA, 891.)
      • Census 3: June 04, 1870, Age 58, living North Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA w/wife Hannah 58, grson Willis E. Gibson 2, & Edith M. Howard 12 next to son John Jay Whipple & family (Source: 1870 Census, Plymouth Co., MA, No. Bridgewater, 505.)
      • Census 4: June 04, 1880, Age 68, grocer, living Brockton, Plymouth, MA w/wife Hannah 68 (Source: 1880 Census, Plymouth Co., MA, Brockton, 296A.)
      • Census 5: June 05, 1900, Age 87, widowed, living ward 1 Brockton, Plymouth, MA in h/h son John J. Whipple & family (Source: 1900 Census, Plymouth Co., MA, Brockton, 118 (7A).)
      • Misc. Fact: April 15, 1831, Named in will of grandfather Asa Whipple (Source: Cumberland, RI Probate Records, 16:176-178.)
      • Occupation: Bet. 1887 - 1889, J. J. Whipple & Co. (drugs & groceries), Brockton, Plymouth, MA (Source: Brockton, MA City Directories.)


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