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William Whipple

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William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence


    Matthew Whipple

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    • Grandfather of William Whipple — 3rd Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 24 Dec 1658 
    • Birth Location:
    • Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 28 Jan 1738/1739 
    • Death Location:
    • Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1688 
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    • Notes: 
    • This Matthew Whipple should not be confused with the son of Matthew and Mary (Bartholomew) Whipple. The son of Matthew and Mary, also named Matthew, reportedly died young in 1663.

  • Additional marriages for Matthew Whipple


    • Spouse:
    • Jemima Lane
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1684
    • Marriage Location:
    • prob. Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    • Spouse:
    • Martha Denison
    • Marriage Date:
    • 11 Jun 1697
    • Marriage Location:
    • Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts

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  • Sources for Matthew Whipple

    • 2 Essex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1638-1881, Essex Case #29516, Probate records for Major Matthew Whipple.
    • 4 Appleton, W. S., A Genealogy of the Appleton Family, Boston: T. R. Marvin and Son (1874), 6.
    • 5 Appleton, William Sumner, A Rough Sketch of the Appleton Genealogy, Boston: Press of T. R. Marvin and Son (1873), 6.
    • 6 Barthelmas, Della Gray, The Signers of the Declaration of Independence: A Biographical and Genealogical Reference, Jefferson, N.C. and London: McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers (1997), 277.
    • 7 Foster, Joseph, The Presentation of the Portraits of General William Whipple, Signer of the Declaration of In dependence, and of . . ., Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Printed by the Times Pub. Co., (1891), 30-31.
    • 8 McDonald, Frank V., Inquiries Relating to the Ancestors and Descendants of Job Whipple, of Cumberland, Rhode Isla nd, and Greenwich . . ., Cambridge: University Press, John Wilson and Son (1881), 34.
    • 9 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 147, 183.
    • 10 Schutz, John A., Legislators of the Massachusetts General Court 1691-1780: A Biographical Dictionary, Boston: Northeastern University Press (1997), p. 1663, Birth record for Matthew Whipple.
    • 11 Whipple, Blaine, History and Genealogy of Elder John Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts: His English Ancestor s and American Descendants, Victoria, British Columbia: Trafford Publishing (2003), G9-G11.