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Joseph Whipple (Jr., Deputy Governor)

Father: Joseph Whipple (ABT 1662 - 28 Apr 1746)
Mother: Alice Smith (1664 - 20 Jul 1739)

Family 1: Anne or Ann Almy (ABT 1695 - 28 Dec 1720)
  1.  Joseph Whipple (ABT May 1713 - 23 Sep 1713)
  2.  Christopher Whipple (ABT 3 Aug 1714 - 11 Jan 1716/1717)
  3.  Joseph Whipple (ABT Feb 1717 - 28 Sep 1717)
  4.  William Whipple (Nov 1720 - 16 Dec 1720)
Family 2: Sarah Redwood (19 Oct 1702 - 3 Jan 1791)
  1.  Sarah Whipple (28 Jun 1723 - BEF 5 Nov 1761)
  2.  Joseph Whipple (3 Jul 1725 - 1761)
  3.  Benjamin Whipple (CHR 4 Sep 1726 - ____)
  4.  Elizabeth Whipple (27 Jul 1727 - ____)
  5.  Abraham Whipple (13 May 1729 - ____)
  6.  William Whipple (22 Mar 1730/1731 - 23 Jun 1750)
  7. +Amey or Amy Whipple (18 Oct 1734 - ____)
  8.  Alice Whipple (____ - 5 Dec 1795)
  9.  Mehetable Whipple (____ - ____)
  10. +Mary Whipple (____ - BEF 10 Jun 1754)

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                       _John Whipple ___________________|
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 _Joseph Whipple _____|
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|--Joseph Whipple 
|  (1687 - ....)
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|                                                        _Christopher Smith __|
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|                      _Edward Smith ___________________|
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|_Alice Smith ________|
  (1664 - 1739) m 1684|
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                      |_Annphillis or Amphillis Angell _|
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                                                        |                      _James Ashton _______|__
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                                                        |_Alice Ashton _______|
                                                          (1617 - 1694) m 1643|
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Notes

!SOURCE: John Osborne Austin, _Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island (Albany, N.Y., 1887; reprint ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978) p. 223

!SOURCE: Henry E. Whipple, A Brief Genealogy of the Whipple Families Who Settled in Rhode Island (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1873), p. 40. From a corrected copy of the book found in the Rhode Island Historical Society Library, call no. CS71.W574 1873 RIHSL.

!CHILDREN: Had 2 sons, 2 daughters. (Pencilled in margin of Henry E. Whipple)

!SOURCE: David Jillson, "Descendants of Capt. John Whipple, of Providence, R.I.," New-England Historical and Genealogical Register, 32 (1878): 406.

!SOURCE: "Rhode Island Friends Records: Marriages." In James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850. Vol. 7, Friends and Ministers (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1895), p. 38, 39.

!SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 12 Sep 2001.

!SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 5 Aug 2002. "In 1743 when the Town of Middletown, RI was formed from part of Newport, RI, the creek separating the farms of the Hon. Joseph Whipple Esq. and Godfrey Malbone of Newport, RI was used as the dividing line between the two towns. (See Arnold's VR 4:3:iii)"

!SOURCE: Email from Charles M. Whipple, Jr., to Weldon Whipple, 23 and 24 Jul 2002. Charles writes: "He died between May and July of 1750. His will was written 28 May 1750 and proved 2 July 1750. The fragmented document mentioned that he died of a 'short but severe illness.' Council Records, Newport, NHS 9:346,363. He named his widow Sarah, Daughters Sarah, Amey, Alice and Mehetable; sons Joseph and William; grandchildren Christopher, Amey, and Joseph Sylvester. (Codicil, ibid. 10:283)."

!SOURCE: Email from Barbara Carroll to Weldon Whipple, 27 Jul 2003. Cites Alden G. Beaman, "Births from Newport Common Burial Ground Inscrptions, 1590-1930," in Rhode Island Vital Records: New Series. 11 vols. (Princeton, Mass., 1976-87) 11:445. Gives Joseph's wife Anne, and children of their marriage. Also cites Arnold's Vital Record 1:290 (b. Providence 30 Dec 1687); 7:27 (d. Newport 1750); married Sarah Redwood (d/o Abraham; b. Antigua 19 Oct 1702, d. Cranston, RI, 7 Jan 1791; married in Newport-Friends Meeting 1 Mar 1721).

!GOVERNMENT: Deputy Governor of Rhode Island, 1743-46. --C.M. Whipple and B. Carroll, citing Bartlett 5:66.

!SOURCE: Email from Charles M. Whipple, Jr., to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2003. Gives burial in the common burial ground in Newport (with first wife and their four infant sons). Gives marriage to first wife "around 1712."

!SOURCE: Email from Barbara Carroll to Weldon Whipple 29 Jul 2003. Barbara writes:

Although the Newport Common Burial Grounds records state that Joseph (2) is buried there, without a stone, that isn't necessarily the case. Just a few words on Newport research, from Vincent F. Luti's "Mallet & Chisel:Gravestone Carvers of Newport, Rhode Island, in the 18th Century," p. 8:
"Genealogical research on colonial Newport is complicated by the poor state of many of the surviving documents, which were damaged during the Revolution. In 1778, after nearly three years of British occupation, Newport was under heavy siege. Walter Chaloner, the town sheriff and a Tory, fled on a British man-of-war with all the probate records, deeds, and vital records under his jurisdiction. His ship ran aground in New York Harbor. Retrieved from the watery depths, the boxes were left in storage for some time. When they were finally unpacked, the extent of the damage was revealed. The remnants of the records are now preserved in bound volumes at the Newport Historical Society, but the contents of any given page may be from different documents, often of different dates. Furthermore, almost all are faded to differing degrees of indecipherability..."
Fully 1/2 or more of the documents were lost, so it's hard to draw many conclusions in Newport.

!SOURCE: Email from Charles M. Whipple, Jr., to Weldon Whipple, 4 Oct 2003. Charles writes: "I am now convinced that Lieutenant Governor Joseph Whipple Jr. was Anglican not Quaker. I received a reply from Harvard University finally. His son, William, graduated in 1749 at the head of his class. His biography notes that he was indeed Church of England as was Col. Joseph Whipple, his father. So, although Lieutenant Governor Joseph Whipple III and his mother, as well as some siblings may have been Quakers, at least it is now known that this was indeed a religiously mixed marriage."

Joseph Whipple Junior House, c. 1720, Middletown, R.I.

Built by Joseph Junior in about 1720, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Philosopher/theologian George Berkeley purchased the house in 1728, built additions to the home, and renamed it "Whitehall".

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