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Henry Ethan Whipple, Professor and Reverend

Henry Ethan Whipple, Professor and Reverend

Male 1816 - 1893  (77 years)

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  • Name Henry Ethan Whipple 
    Suffix Professor and Reverend 
    Born 2 Aug 1816  Williston, Chittenden, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Oct 1893  Aboard steamer heading for Oakland, Alameda, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rose Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I113568  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2019 

    Father Wesley Burnham Whipple, Sr.,   b. 6 Oct 1793, Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1867, Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Elvira Judson,   b. 29 Oct 1794, , , Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1871, Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1812  of, , , Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F32711  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth "Betsey" Packard,   b. 7 Nov 1813, Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1894, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1839  Chester, Geauga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Roscius E. Whipple,   b. 1841, Newbury, Geauga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hamilton H. Whipple,   b. 9 Jun 1846, Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Young
     3. Henry P. Whipple,   b. Abt 1847, Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Young
    +4. Frank Allen Whipple,   b. 25 Oct 1850, Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1925, , Mendocino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +5. James Fairchild Whipple,   b. 9 Jun 1853, Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1941, , Mendocino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. George Whipple,   b. 10 Jun 1856, Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Young
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F46265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1816 - Williston, Chittenden, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1839 - Chester, Geauga, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Oct 1893 - Aboard steamer heading for Oakland, Alameda, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Henry Ethan Whipple, 1816-1893
    Henry Ethan Whipple, 1816-1893
    Prof. and Rev. Henry E. Whipple--Hillsdale College founder.

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from B. Huckins to Weldon Whipple, 20 Dec 2007. Cites Winslow Memorial, David P. Holton, 1877, Appendix, page 125:
      Henry Ethan son of Elvira (Judson) Whipple was married by Rev AK Moulton in Chester, Geauga to Betsey Packard dau of Col John Packard of Plainfield, Hampshire, MA. Henry attended Oberlin College, Baptist preacher 1839, and returned east and then moved to Ohio from Plainfield, MA after his marriage. His first child Roscious was born 1841. Henry worked at Hillsdale College, then he took his family to California and all of his children followed except Roscius. He received land from his brother's estate in California and he took over the abandoned military post at Fort Bragg, became a teacher, then opened a store 1872, Whipple and Sons. Henry was also a journalist working for several publications and in 1890 was living in San Francisco, returning to Ft. Bragg three years later. He died aboard a steamer heading for a visit to Oakland.


      !SOURCE: Post by Louise Craven to the Whipple Website Facebook group, citing the article "Frank A. Whipple" in History of the State of California and Biographical Record of Coast Counties, California. An Historical Story of the State's Marvelous Growth from it's Earliest Settlement to the Present Time by Prof. J. M. Guinn, A. M., Author of A History of Los Angeles and Vicinity, History of Southern California, Secretary and Curator of the Historical Society of Southern California, Member of the American Historical Association, Washington, D.C. The Chapman Publishing Co, Chicago 1904.

      !SOURCE: Post to the Whipple Website Facebook group by Louise Craven, 19 Apr 2018. "Founder of Hillsdale College"

      !SOURCE: Email from Matt Kingsley (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 21 Jun 2019. Cites Find a Grave website memorial 188630976. Gives death 6 Oct 1893 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California


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