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Elder John Whipple

Male Bef 1596 - 1669  (> 72 years)


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  • Name Elder John Whipple  [1, 2
    Born Bef 29 Aug 1596  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 29 Aug 1596  Bocking, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Alternate death 30 Jun 1669  Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Died 30 Jun 1669  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I4660  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 

    Father Mathew Whipple,   b. Abt 1550, of Bocking, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Jan 1619  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Joan,   b. Aft 1560,   d. Bef 19 May 1612  (Age < 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1580  [6
    Family ID F1650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Clarke,   b. Bef 11 Jan 1596,   d. Aft 13 Jul 1661  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1621  St. Andrew by the Wardrobe, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
    +1. John Whipple,   b. 21 Dec 1625, Bocking, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1683, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +2. Mary Whipple,   b. 20 Feb 1634, Bocking, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1720, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F3682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Elder John Whipple, [...who] was a clothier (cloth manufacturer) of good estate, emigrated with his children to New England about 1638 and settled in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Here he became a man of local distinction, holding the offices of deacon and elder in the Ipswich Church, and serving as deputy of the Massachusetts General Court in 1640, 1641, 1642, 1646, 1650, 1651, 1652, and 1653. About 1640 he built a subtantial frame dwelling house in Ipswich which still remains in its ancient form and fine preservation, one of the oldest houses in New England, and is now owned and occupied by the Ipswich Historical Society." [Simon Stone Genealogy]

      Ancestor to, among others, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Calvin Coolidge, Robert Goddard, James Russell Lowell, Charles Pratt (founder of the Pratt Institute), William Whipple (a signer of the Declaration of Independence), and Brigham Young.

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    2. [S1726] Maxine Stansell, "The Middlebrook Sisters: Mother and Mother-in-Law of Michael Wigglesworth." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 156:309, 2002.

    3. [S127] Simon Stone Genealogy: Ancestry and Descendants of Deacon Simon Stone of Watertown, Mass., 1320-1926 by J. Gardner Bartlett. Boston: Stone Family Association, 1926.

    4. [S630] Ancestry of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and John Sargent Pillsbury by Mary Lovering Holman. Concord, New Hampshire: The Rumford Press, 1938.

    5. [S1266] History and Genealogy of "Elder" John Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts: His English Ancestors and American Descendants by Blaine Whipple. Victoria, British Columbia, 2003.

    6. [S844] William Wyman Fiske, "The Whipple Family of Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire: Proposed Ancestral Origin of MatthewA Whipple of Bocking, Essex, and a Whipple Ancestral Line for Arthur1 Gary of Roxbury, Massachusetts." The Genealogist 20:191, Fall 2006.

    7. [S1864] William Wyman Fiske, "Clarke and Stacy Origins of Three Immigrants to Ipswich, Massachusetts: Simon and Elizabeth (Clarke) Stacy and Her Sister, Susanna (Clarke) Whipple." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 160:17, January 2006.