Warren T. Whipple

1861–1935 (Age 73)
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Warren T.

When Warren T. Whipple was born on 13 November 1861, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Levi Whipple, was 44 and his mother, Amanda Owens, was 27. He had at least 1 daughter with Emma Corwin. He lived in Lima Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 21 August 1935, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chelsea, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Warren T. Whipple
Emma Corwin
Ina Whipple

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 18

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin, perhaps, as Reaney suggests, from a pet form of the Old English personal name Wippa, or perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a whipple tree, whatever that may have been. Chaucer lists whippletree (probably a kind of dogwood) along with maple, thorn, beech, hazel, and yew.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Warren T Whipple, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Warren T Whipple, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Warren Whipple in household of Levi Whipple, "United States Census, 1880"

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