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Ruth Whipple

Ruth Whipple

Female 1691 -

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  • Name Ruth Whipple 
    Birth 12 May 1691  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I6126  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 1 May 2004 

    Father Benjamin Whipple,   c. 4 Jun 1654, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Mar 1703/1704, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Ruth Mathewson   d. Abt 1704 
    Marriage 1 Apr 1686  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 May 1691 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: John Osborne Austin, _Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island (Albany, N.Y., 1887; reprint ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978) p. 222.

      !SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 14. From a corrected copy of the book found in the Rhode Island Historical Society Library, call no. CS71.W574 1873 RIHSL.

      !BIRTH: David Jillson, "Descendants of Capt. John Whipple, of Providence, R.I.," New-England Historical and Genealogical Register, 32 (1878): 406, gives birth date 12 May 1692.

      !SOURCE: Birth date (12 May 1691) appears on "Whipple Family Bible Record," a page posted at http://www.rootsweb.com/~okgs/whipple_bible.htm by the Oklahoma Genealogical Society (and viewed by Weldon Whipple on 19 Mar 2003). The web page states:
      This Bible was published 1836 at Hartford, Connecticut, by R. White and Hutchison and D. Wier. Pasted on the inside of the back cover of this Bible is "This Bible was left to me by my mother, Mrs. Dorcas C. Mitchell who was a daughter of Vernon L. Olney and Louisa Olney, /S/ Mrs. Blanche Boswell." Mrs. Boswell died May 17. 1928, was buried May 28, 1928 at Thomas, Oklahoma beside her husband, Wm. C. Mitchell. The Bible was first "presented to Louisa Whipple by her father, Stephen Whipple, Jan.12, 1839."

      This Bible record was copied in California by Magna Merle (Boswell) Williamson (Mrs. B.E.), mother of Jack Ellis Williamson, OGS member, Weatherford, Oklahoma.



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