Ambra Saltina Whipple

Female27 January 1840–1865

Brief Life History of Ambra Saltina

When Ambra Saltina Whipple was born on 27 January 1840, in Pelham, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Greenwood Whipple, was 24 and her mother, Anna Maria Dodge, was 22. She married Alonzo Reuben Gleason on 1 January 1860, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1855 and Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States in 1865. She died in 1865, in Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Wabasha, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Reuben Gleason
Ambra Saltina Whipple
Marriage: 1 January 1860
Nellie Jane Gleason
Hattie May Gleason

Sources (13)

  • Ambray Gleason in household of Alonzo R Gleason, "Minnesota State Census, 1865 "
  • Ambra Saltina Whipple, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Ambrie S Whipple, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1860Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries 1849: Wabasha, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Wabasha, Minnesota, United States


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries 1849: Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Minnesota, United States

    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.

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