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Benajah or Beneger Whipple, Captain

Benajah or Beneger Whipple, Captain

Male 1734 - 1817  (82 years)

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  • Name Benajah or Beneger Whipple 
    Suffix Captain 
    Born 17 Jun 1734  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Mar 1817  Cooperstown, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Whipple Cemetery, , Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8209  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2021 

    Father Benjamin Whipple,   b. 11 Nov 1688, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1788, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Mother Esther Millard or Miller 
    Married 25 Dec 1734  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tabitha,   b. Abt 1730,   d. 18 Mar 1813, , Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Esek Whipple,   b. 3 Jul 1760, Fruit Hill, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1833, DeKalb, St. Lawrence, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. Esther Whipple,   b. 30 Oct 1762,   d. 24 Mar 1832  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Abigail Whipple,   b. 9 Mar 1764, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1851, prob, Deerfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Barnard Whipple,   b. 19 Mar 1766
    +5. Benajah Whipple, Jr.,   b. 3 Nov 1768,   d. 27 Feb 1813, Cooperstown, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. Tabitha Whipple,   b. 3 Nov 1768
    +7. Reuben or Winslow Whipple,   b. 17 May 1770, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1842, of, Cooperstown, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. James Whipple, Deacon,   b. 30 Jun 1772,   d. 16 Mar 1814, of, Otsego, , New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    +9. Barnet Whipple,   b. Abt 1773,   d. 10 Mar 1821, Mexico, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    Family ID F4713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jun 1734 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Mar 1817 - Cooperstown, Otsego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Whipple Cemetery, , Otsego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Genealogy of Whipple, Paddick, Bull Families [microfilm] / Ruth Whipple Kapphahn. -- Columbus, Ohio : UMI, 1992. -- (Genealogy & Local History ; G5108), p. 3.

      !SOURCE: Dwane V. Norris, Whipple Family Tree (Jackson, Mich., 1996), p. 121.

      !SOURCE: Clair A. Hemenway Newton, Captain John Whipple, 1617-1685, and His Descendants (Naperville, Ill., 1946), p. 19.

      !SOURCE: Email from Lynda Ozinga (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 3 Apr 2001, forwarding email from Marion Brophy, which cites death notices in the "Freeman's Journal" as well as the "Register of American Revolutionary Soldiers of Otsego [New York] prepared by the Oneonta chapter of the DAR." Gives death 1812. (Formerly entered as about 1816.)

      !BIRTH: Month, day (17 Jun) from Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 15. D.V. Norris gives birth date 7 Jun 1734.

      !SOURCE: Name (spelled Benjabet Whipple) and birth date (17 Jun 1734) appear 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.



      !NAME: Henry E. Whipple spells given name Benager.

      !RESIDENCES: "Settled on a farm in Glocester, where he lived a few years, and then removed into [New] York State, with his family."--Henry E. Whipple, p. 23.

      !BURIAL: "The location is on Glimmerglen Road. I have 2 locations - 1. About 100 feet from Glimmerglen Rd., across from the Laidlaw home, near tallest dead tree; or 2. About 90 yd from clearing on left past the small bridge guard rail." --L. Ozinga

      !SOURCE: Email from Rebecca Moran (email hidden) to the Whipple Website, 2 Apr 2007. Gives name Benajah Whipple, Sr.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Esther Whipple," email from B. Huckins to Weldon Whipple, 5 May 2008. Cites Wm Richard Cutter A.M., Editor, Historian NEHG, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1908, Vol III. Source gives name Benegar, d. 3.17.1817. (Previously entered as 1812.)

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 15 Aug 2021. Cites Family Records of Deacons James W. and Elisha S. Converse / compiled and edited by William G. Hill (Boston, A. Mudge & Sons, 1887), p. 140. Gives death 17 Mar 1816 (previously entered as 17 Mar 1817).


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