James Whipple

September 1785–15 October 1862 (Age 77)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Whipple was born in September 1785, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Whipple, was 20 and his mother, Electa Johnson, was 18. He married Sybil Sturdevant on 7 February 1808, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pittsfield, Otsego, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 15 October 1862, in Springfield, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Otego, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Whipple
1785–1862
Sybil Sturdevant
1789–1874
Marriage: 7 February 1808
James M. Whipple
1808–1893
Lewis Whipple
1810–
Seth Whipple
1813–
William C. Whipple
1815–1885
Electa Whipple
1817–
Charles H. Whipple
1819–
John M. Whipple
1821–1902
Ezra Whipple
1823–1896
John P Whipple
1826–
Marcia J. Whipple
1828–1831
Isaac F. Whipple
1832–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1808Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 1
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 12
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1808
    Age 23
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: perhaps a nickname from an unrecorded diminutive of Middle English w(h)ippe ‘scourge, whip’, possibly contained in Middle English whippel-tre, a type of dogwood or cornus. For possible applications as a nickname see Whipp . Alternatively, perhaps from an unrecorded diminutive of the Middle English personal name Wippe (see Whipp ).History: Matthew Whipple came from England to Ipswich, MA, c. 1638. His descendent William Whipple (1730–85) born in Kittery, ME, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. A John Whipple was one of the first settlers in Providence, RI.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Whipp
    Whippo

    Sources (7)

    • James Whipple, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James Whipple, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James Whipple, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924"

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