Polly Sippell

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

The Life Summary of Polly

When Polly Sippell was born on 3 October 1779, in Rhode Island, United States, her father, Johann Peter Sippell, was 21 and her mother, Hannah Bates, was 24. 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 Boonville, Boonville, Oneida, New York, United States for about 5 years and 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
Polly Sippell
Marriage: 6 January 1802
Edsel Drake
Ruel Drake Jr.
Melzar Drake
Mary Drake
Howard Drake
John L Drake
Hannah C. Drake

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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.

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Sources (11)

  • 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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