Edmond J Whipple

28 July 1872–21 July 1926 (Age 53)
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Edmond J

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.

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Edmond J Whipple
Luella A. Denman
Marriage: 29 May 1895
Lyle L. Whipple
Vearl Levi Whipple
Denman Ray Whipple
Glea W Whipple
Warren Tiffany Whipple

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 3
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
Age 7
After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain
Age 15
"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin, perhaps, as Reaney suggests, from a pet form of the Old English personal name Wippa, or perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a whipple tree, whatever that may have been. Chaucer lists whippletree (probably a kind of dogwood) along with maple, thorn, beech, hazel, and yew.

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

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Sources (24)

  • Edward Whipple, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edmond Whipple, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edmund Whipple in household of Levi Whipple, "United States Census, 1880"

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