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Esek Whipple

Esek Whipple

Male 1760 - 1833  (73 years)

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  • Name Esek Whipple 
    Born 3 Jul 1760  Fruit Hill, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Dec 1833  DeKalb, St. Lawrence, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8283  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Benajah or Beneger Whipple, Captain,   b. 17 Jun 1734, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1817, Cooperstown, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Tabitha,   d. 18 Mar 1813 
    Married Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Meribah Sprague,   b. 23 May 1763, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1810, DeKalb, St. Lawrence, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1788  Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Olney Whipple,   b. 14 Jan 1788, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1813  (Age 24 years)
    +2. Asahel Whipple,   b. 12 Jan 1790, of, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1844, Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Mary Whipple,   b. 4 Apr 1792
    +4. Elisha Whipple,   b. 18 Oct 1793, , Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1868, DeKalb, St. Lawrence, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Esek Whipple,   b. 25 Dec 1795,   d. 15 Apr 1831, Jacksonville, , Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     6. Daniel Whipple,   b. 13 Feb 1798,   d. 16 Feb 1855  (Age 57 years)
    +7. Rhoda Whipple,   b. 14 Jul 1800,   d. 23 Dec 1837  (Age 37 years)
    +8. Elizabeth Whipple,   b. 27 Aug 1802,   d. 12 Mar 1838, Matilda, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Family ID F4757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jul 1760 - Fruit Hill, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1788 - Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1833 - DeKalb, St. Lawrence, New York 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. Gives name Ezekiel, no dates or places.

      !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 9 Feb 2000, citing information from the Rhode Island State Archives. His name was "actually Esek Whipple."

      !BIOGRAPHY: "Esek removed from Glocester and went to Cooperstown, NY c 1792 and then to DeKalb, NY c1807. In May or June 1777 he enlisted at the port of New Bedford, Mass, on board sloop 'Providence' commanded by John Peck Rathbone and served as a mariner and was regularly discharged. About the middle of March, 1778, he enlisted at Providence as a mariner on the 'Providence' under Capt. Abraham Whipple and served 9 months and was discharged at Boston, May 1779. Served as a mariner from Boston on 'Queen of France' under Capt. John Peck Rathbone." --J. Lahr-Kreischer

      !SOURCE: Email from Lynda Ozinga (email hidden) to the Whipple Website, 5 Sep 2001. Cites brother James' will. dated 21 Aug 1812 and probated 30 Mar 1814.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, Vol. 3, Glocester, Part 1 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 40. Gives name Esek.

      !MARRIAGE: Performed by Phelemon Hines, Elder. --J. Lahr-Kreischer

      !CHILDREN: 4 sons, 2 daughters. --J. Lahr-Kreischer

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Esek Whipple," email from B. Huckins to Weldon Whipple, 8 May 2008. Gives name Esek, citing the following:
      • Warren Vincent Sprauge, Sprague Families in America , 1913.
      • Genealogy of the Jenks Family of American, William B. Browne, Concord NH 1952, Pg 91.


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