Polly Sippell

3 October 1779–after May 1855 (Age 75)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Sippell was born on 3 October 1779, in Rhode Island, United States, her father, John Peter Sippell, was 21 and her mother, Hannah Bates, was 22. She married Ruel Drake on 6 January 1802, in Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Louisville, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1860. She died after May 1855, in Boonville, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Ruel Drake
1779–1855
Polly Sippell
1779–1855
Marriage: 6 January 1802
Edsel Drake
1802–1870
Ruel Drake Jr.
1805–1887
Melzar Drake
1822–1864
Mary Drake
1809–1876
Howard Drake
1810–
John L Drake
1813–1894
Hannah C. Drake
1816–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1802
Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

    Edsel Drake

    Male1802–1870Male

    Male1805–1887Male

    Mary Drake

    Female1809–1876Female

    Howard Drake

    Male1810–Male

    John L Drake

    Male1813–1894Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Peter Sippell

    Male1758–1841Male

    Female1757–1834Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1779–1855Female

    John Sippell

    Male1781–Male

    Female1784–Female

    Mira Sippel

    Female1786–1861Female

    Peter Sipple

    Male1788–1872Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 1

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 18

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

South German (Württemberg): variant of Süpple ( see Supple ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Polly Drake in household of Bial Drake, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Droke in household of John Droke, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Polly Droke in household of John Droke, "New York State Census, 1855"

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