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Achsah Page Tenney

Achsah Page Tenney

Female 1786 - 1887  (100 years)

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  • Name Achsah Page Tenney 
    Birth 28 Jun 1786  Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 22 Apr 1887  Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Pages Corner Cemetery, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I94441  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2011 

    Father William Tenney,   b. Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth Page,   b. 2 Oct 1764, Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1830 (Age 65 years) 
    Marriage 1781 
    Family ID F39822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Whipple, Deacon,   b. 5 Aug 1782, Hamilton, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Nov 1865, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years) 
    Marriage 1 Nov 1803  Starkville, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Benjamin Franklin Whipple,   b. 23 Oct 1804, Bow, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Dec 1848, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years)
     2. Elizabeth T. Whipple,   b. 20 Jun 1806, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Sep 1809 (Age 3 years)
    +3. Ann Whipple,   b. 4 Aug 1808, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 22 Apr 1887, of, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 79 years)
    +4. David Tenney Whipple,   b. 11 Feb 1811, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Feb 1891, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 80 years)
     5. John T. Whipple,   b. 17 Jul 1813, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Jul 1813, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)
     6. John Leach Whipple, Captain,   b. 3 Jul 1814, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 22 Apr 1887, of, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 73 years)
    +7. Jeremiah Page "Jerry" Whipple,   b. 20 Nov 1816, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Feb 1883 (Age 66 years)
    +8. Bard Plummer Whipple, Major,   b. 25 Mar 1820, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Dec 1893, poss, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F39810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 28 Jun 1786 - Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 1 Nov 1803 - Starkville, Merrimack, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 22 Apr 1887 - Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Pages Corner Cemetery, Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: "Descendants of Samuel Whipple," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 4 Aug 2004. Gives the following information:
      • Age: April 22, 1887, 100-9-22 at death (Source: Grave Marker, Pages Cemetery, Dunbarton, NH.)
      • Burial: Pages Corner Cemetery, Dunbarton, NH (Source: Grave Marker, Pages Cemetery, Dunbarton, NH.)
      • Census 1: July 29, 1870, Age 84, living Dunbarton, Merrimack, NH in h/h son David Whipple (Source: 1870 Census, Dunbarton, Merrimack, NH, 264.)
      • Census 2: 1880, Age 93, widow, father b. MA, mother b. NH, living Dunbarton, Merrimack, NH in h/h son David T. Whipple (Source: 1880 Census, Dunbarton, Merrimack, NH, 254A.)


      !SOURCE: Email from Beverly Huckins (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 23 Feb 2005. Her name was Achsah Tenney (middle name was Page). Adds date and place of marriage. Cites the following:
      • History of Dunbarton, Stark, 1860;
      • Town History, Mills, 1883;
      • Where the Wind Blows, Dunbarton, NH, Alice M. Hadley, 1976;
      • Sketch of Dunbarton, Mills, 1902;
      • Town Records, microfilm, NH State Library.
      Also notes the following:
      1. The Village of North Dunbarton is called Page Corner (this is where it meets the now Bow town line). The Stinsons were also early setters (two brothers William Stinson and Charles Stinson). Charles Stinson's daughter Mary married Charles Pillsbury (the flour king). One of Achash Whipple's sons married into the Stinson family. It is at Page Corner where the first store was kept by Jeremiah Page, ancestor of Achsah (Tenney) Whipple. The store passed to David Tenney.
      2. Mrs. Achsah P. (Tenney) Whipple lived to the age of 100 years and 9 months. Her centennial birthday was celebrated June 28, 1886 by a large gathering of friends and family. Her only daughter married Joseph A. Gilmore who was a long time superintendent of the Concord Railroad and was Governor, State of New Hampshire. Her granddaughter was the wife of Hon. William E. Chandler.


      !SOURCE: Blaine Whipple, 15 Generations of Whipples: Descendants of Matthew Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Abt 1590-1647: An American Story (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2007), 2:G228. Gives name "Achsah (Page) Tenny."

      !SOURCE: Email from Susan Newel (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 29 May 2011. Includes PDF attachment of newspaper article entitled "The Anniversary of its Second Centenarian Celebrated." Gives exact birth date and place, name Achsah Page (Tenney) Whipple.

      !SOURCE: Email from Susan Newel (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 29 May 2011. Includes PDF attachment of a scan of the booklet entitled "The One Hundredth Birthday of Achsah Page Whipple, June 28th, 1886" (Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, 1886), 24 pages.

      !SOURCE: Email from Susan Newel (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 29 May 2011. Attachment includes obituary of Mrs. Achsah P. Whipple (PDF).


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