Quakertown Online. Although
not exclusively a Whipple website, the descendants of Samuel Whipple (including
great grandson Samuel
and great great grandson Noah)
are a significant part of Quakertown,
in Ledyard, Connecticut. Among the site's many useful
resources are the full text of The Battle-Axe by Timothy Watrous, Sr., and sons (ca.
1810), as well as Anna Williams's chapter on the history of Quakertown from
The Rogerenes (1904).
The Gaspee Virtual Archives
and Gaspee Days web sites
have information about Commodore Abraham Whipple's role in the burning
of H.M.S. Gaspee--before the official outbreak of America's
Revolutionary War with Great Britain.
The Whimple History Society (www.whimple.org)
from Whimple, Old England, presents a compelling argument that the name Whipple means other than
"white stream". Under archives-Placenames Background, it asserts that Whipple probably should have been interpreted as "fair" or "fine"