Marian Whipple

13 March 1845–5 June 1901 (Age 56)
Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Marian

When Marian Whipple was born on 13 March 1845, in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Eli Whipple, was 24 and her mother, Patience Foster, was 29. She married James Benett Bracken Jr on 11 October 1869, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 5 June 1901, in Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Pine Valley Cemetery, Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Benett Bracken Jr
Marian Whipple
Marriage: 11 October 1869
Emma Marian Bracken
Bennett Arthur Bracken
Sarah Patience Bracken
Maud May Bracken
Ida Viola Bracken
William Wallace Bracken
Lawrence Bracken

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1869St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 18
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    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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    Story Highlight

    History of James Bennett BRACKEN Jr (1845-1918) and Marian WHIPPLE BRACKEN (1845-1901) Written by Maude May Bracken Corry (1878-1967) a Daughter

    My father, James Bennett BRACKEN Jr, was born in Hyland, Madison, Illinois on 4 September 1845. He was the oldest son and second child of James Bennett BRACKEN Sr and Sarah HEAD BRACKEN. His parents e …

    Sources (18)

    • Marion Whipple in household of Eli Whipple, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Marion Whiffle in entry for Emma Marion Beckstrom, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Marian Whipple in household of Eli Whipple, "United States Census, 1860"

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