He "was first at Dorchester, as early as 1632, in the serv. of Israel Stoughton, was a carpenter, join. with the ch. in 1641, had John, bapt. 7 Mar. 1641; Sarah, 6 Feb. 1642; Samuel, 17 Mar. 1644; Eleazer, 8 Mar. 1646; Mary, 9 Apr. 1648; William, 16 May 1652; Benjamin, 4 June 1654; and David, 28 Sept. 1656; sold his ho. and 40 or 50 acres to George Minot, 1658, and rem. [p.506] soon aft. to P. and in the summer of 1659 was adm. there as inhab. own. alleg. to the k. 1 May 1666, with his eldest s. had Joseph; Jonathan; and Abigail there; prob. d. soon aft. 16 May 1685, the date of his will."61 He "JOHN, Providence, was first at Dorchester, as early as
ch. in 1641, had John, bapt. 7 Mar. 1641; Sarah, 6 Feb. 1642;
Samuel, 17 Mar. 1644; Eleazer, 8 Mar. 1646; Mary, 9 Apr. 1648;
William, 16 May 1652; Benjamin, 4 June 1654; and David, 28 Sept.
1656; sold his ho. and 40 or 50 acres to George Minot, 1658, and rem.
soon aft. to P. and in the summer of 1659 was adm. there as inhab.
own. alleg. to the k. 31 May 1666, with his eldest s. had Joseph; Jona-
than; and Abigail there; prob. d. soon aft. 16 May 1685, the date of
his will. Sarah m. a Smith; Mary m. 9 Mar. 1666, Epenetus Olney;
and Abigail m. William Hopkins."61 He "John Whipple (1), the immigrant ancestor of Horace P. Whipple, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, was born in England, 1617. He was a house carpenter and was employed by Mr. Stoughton in Dorchester, Massachusetts, in 1632. His house was near what is now called Neponset. He removed to Ipswich and became a proprietor of that town in 1638. His brother, Matthew Whipple, also settled at Ipswich and was the ancestor of many Essex county and New Hampshire families. John Whipple returned to Dorchester and was a freeman and deputy to the general court, May 13, 1640. He was one of the court's commissioners of valuation in 1640. He was engaged in trade with William Paine and others in 1647. He had the rank of cornet in the military service. He was a town officer of Dorchester. He and his wife joined the Dorchester church, in 1641. He sold his house and lot at Dorchester, in 1658, to James Minot, and removed to Providence, Rhode Island, but he returned again to Ipswich and sold land there May 31, 1673. He was recorded as a purchaser July 27, 1659, at Providence, and drew lot 45 as proprietor February 19, 1665. He took the oath of allegiance in 1666. He was a deputy from Providence to the general assembly in 1666-69-70-72-74-76-77. He was licensed to keep a tavern at Providence in 1674. He was treasurer of the town from 1668 to 1683; town clerk 1670-71-72-76-77-81-82-83. He was in the Providence town council in 1669. He was virtually a resident of Providence after 1659. He refused to abandon his home during King Philip's war and was one of those entitled to the Indian prisoners, who were sold for a term of years to the planters. John Whipple died May 16, 1685, at Providence, aged about sixty-eight years, according to his gravestone there.
He married, 1639, Sarah (???), born 1624 and died 1666, according to her gravestone. Their children: John, baptized March 9, 1640, married, December 4, 1663, Mary Olney; Sarah, baptized February 6, 1641-42, married John Smith, Jr.; Samuel, baptized March 17, 1644; Eleazer, baptized March 8, 1646 (see forward); Mary, baptized April 9, 1648, married Epenctus Olney; William, born 1652, baptized May 16, 1652, married Mary (???); Benjamin, baptized June 4, 1654, married, April 1, 1686, Ruth Mathewson; David, baptized September 28, 1656, married, May 15, 1675, Sarah Harndon; married (second) Hannah Tower; Abigail, born at Providence, married, January 16, 1682, William Hopkins, son of Thomas Hopkins; Joseph, born at Providence, married, May 20, 1684, Alice Smith; Jonathan, born 1664, died September 8, 1721; married Margaret Angell; married (second) Anne (???). "45
Children of John1 Whipple and Sarah Unknown were:
318. John2 Whipple (John1);222 born 7 Mar 1641 at Dorchester, Suffolk, MA;222 married Mary Olney 4 Dec 1663;61 married Rebecca Browne or Davis 15 Apr 1678;61 died 15 Dec 1700 at Providence, RI, at age 59; 10 Dec according to Gen. Dict. New Eng. Sett.222
He "JOHN, Providence, eldest s. of John of the same, m. 4 Dec.
1663, Mary d. of the first Thomas, Olney, had John, b. 2 Oct. 1664;
beside Mary, absurd, mark. as b. the same yr.; and a d. strantely call.
Elnathan, 2 Jan. 1676; and by sec. w. Rebecca Scott, d. perhaps of
John of the same, m. 15 Apr. 1678, had Deliverance, 11 Feb. 1679,
and Dorothy, and he d. 10 Dec. 1700. "61
There were no children of John2 Whipple and Mary Olney.
Children of John2 Whipple and Rebecca Browne or Davis were:
Children of Dorothy3 Whipple and Malachi Rhodes were:
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