Polly Sippell

Female3 October 1779–after May 1855

Brief Life History of Polly

When Polly Sippell was born on 3 October 1779, in Rhode Island, United States, her father, Johann Peter Sippell, was 22 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.

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Family Time Line

Ruel Drake
Polly Sippell
Marriage: 6 January 1802
Edsel Drake
Ruel Drake Jr.
Melzar Drake
about 1822–1864
Mary Drake
Howard Drake
John L Drake
Hannah C. Drake

Sources (11)

  • Polly Drake in household of Bial Drake, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Sipple, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Polly Sipple, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 January 1802Cummington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +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 ).

    German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with sigi ‘victory’ + bald ‘brave’.

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

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