When Edmond J Whipple was born on 28 July 1872, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Levi Whipple, was 55 and his mother, Amanda Owens, was 38. He married Luella A. Denman on 29 May 1895, in Chelsea, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Lima Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States for about 14 years and Sylvan Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 21 July 1926, in Chelsea, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Chelsea, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.
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.