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Whipple Family Bible Record

 



This Bible was published 1836 at Hartford, Connecticut, by R. White and Hutchison and D. Wier. Pasted on the inside of the back cover of this Bible is "This Bible was left to me by my mother, Mrs. Dorcas C. Mitchell who was a daughter of Vernon L. Olney and Louisa Olney, /S/ Mrs. Blanche Boswell." Mrs. Boswell died May 17. 1928, was buried May 28, 1928 at Thomas, Oklahoma beside her husband, Wm. C. Mitchell. The Bible was first "presented to Louisa Whipple by her father, Stephen Whipple, Jan.12, 1839."

This Bible record was copied in California by Magna Merle (Boswell) Williamson (Mrs. B.E.), mother of Jack Ellis Williamson, OGS member, Weatherford, Oklahoma.

 

 

MARRIAGES

 

·         Benjamin Whipple born Nov. 11, 1688

·         Ruth Whipple born May 12, 1691

·         Mary Whipple born Mar. 3, 1694

·         John Whipple born Feb. 25, 1699

·         Abigail Whipple born June 12, 1703

The above births are recorded in the book called the _____ Cla___ in Providence _____ 8 (or 3?) 39th. (Ink blot covers this writing.)

·         Josiah Whipple born July 29, 1697

The Family Records of the above Benjamin Whippel (spelled this way in the Bible)

·         Married to Sarah Benans (Bevans) Nov. 11, 1722

·         Andrew born Feb. 3, 1724

·         Benjamin 2nd born Jan. 5, 1726

·         Content born Aug. 30, 1727

·         *Departed this life Oct. 11, 1811

·         Daniel born Sept. 7, 1728

·         Ephriam born Nov. 7, 1729

·         Esther born May 12, 1731

·         Mary born May 28, 1732

Children of second wife Esther Miller

·         Benjabet born June 17, 1734

·         Stephen born July 21, 1735

·         Joseph born Jan. 7, 1737

·         Benedict born Oct. 13, 1739

·         Jesse Whipple born Sept. 16, 1744

·         Freelove Whipple born Jan. 8, 1750

·         John Whipple born Dec. 9, 1751

·         Abigail Whipple born Oct. 12, 1754

John Whipple son of the above Benjamin Whipple was married to Lydia Irons March 10, 1781.

Births and Records of the said Johns Family

·         John Whipple born Dec 9, 1751

·         Lydia, his wife, born May 14, 1760

·         Benjamin Whipple son born July 22, 1782

·         Samuel Whipple born Feb. 28, 1785

·         Esther Whipple born Dec. 10, 1783

·         Hannah Whipple born Nov. 14, 1786

·         Nathan Whipple born June 17, 1788

·         Stephen Whipple born May 22, 1790

·         Joseph Whipple born Oct. 12, 1791

·         Freelove Whipple born July 22, 1793

·         Samuel Whipple born April 2, 1796

Stephen Whipple, son of the above John Whipple and grandson of the above Benjamin Whipple was married to Mary Allen January 25, 1812.

·         Stephen Whipple born May 22, 1790

·         Mary his wife born May 23, 1791

Births of their children

·         Oliver Whipple born July 25, 1812

·         Ann M. Whipple born Nov. 24, 1814

·         Louisa Whipple born Jan. 7, 1817

·         Benonia A. Whipple born Jan. 29, 1819

·         Hannah B. Whipple born Mar. 26, 1821

·         Caroline T. Whipple born April 24, 1823

·         Andrew Whipple born Aug. 25, 1825

·         Augustuf Whipple born Sept. 1, 1827

·         Edwin Whipple born Nov. 26, 1830

·         Georg A. Whipple born Aug. 18, 1833

(all in same handwriting and pen)

(Below, different ink – same hand)

Births of D.C. Mitchell and W.C. Mitchell’s children

·         Stella Blanche Mitchell—Aug. 30. 1878

·         Charles Olney Mitchell—July 22, 1880

·         Josephine Mitchell—Dec. 12, 1883

·         Addie Mitchell—July 9, 1889

(Different handwriting)

·         Ella Olney born Aug. 12, 1853

·         Andrew Vernon Olney born Dec. 27, 1856

(Different handwriting)

·         Ella G. Olney daughter of V.L. and Louisa Olney married to Charles Stuart March 12, 1874

(Different handwriting)

·         Dorcas C. Olney married to William Mitchell Nov. 7, 1877

(Different handwriting)

·         William C. Mitchell died Jan. 22, 1917 buried at Thomas, Oklahoma

(Different handwriting)

·         Dorcas Carrie Mitchell died May 17, 1928 was buried in Thomas, Oklahoma cemetery May 20, 1928 age 77 yrs., 10 mo., 28 days

Louisa Whipple daughter of the above Stephen and granddaughter of the above John and great granddaughter of the above Benjamin Whipple was married to Vernon L. Olney March 12th, 1839, son of Alfred Olney and grandson of Capt. Stephen Olney.

(These appear to be the same handwriting as on the first page.)

·         Vernon L. Olney born March 30, 1816

·         Louisa Whipple Olney born Jan. 7, 1817

Births of their children

·         Mary A. Olney born June 26, 1840

·         Granville B. Olney born Nov. 3, 1841

·         Susan L. Olney born Aug. 26, 1844

(Different handwriting)

·         Alfred Stephen Olney born Dec. 11, 1847

·         Dorcas Caroline Olney born July 19, 1850

DEATHS

Children of Stephen and Mary his wife

·         Oliver Whipple departed this life Sept. ?. 1813

·         Andrew Whipple departed this life Feb. 4, 1828

·         Edwin Whipple died Aug. 31, 1832

·         Mary Whipple mother of the above children died Jan. 14, 1836

 

Mary A. Olney was married to William Williams son of Thomas Williams Sept. 8, 1859

(Different handwriting)

·         William Williams died Jan. 26, 1860, age 29.

·         Alfred Olney was born June 11, 1784

·         Susan Angell was born Nov. 14, 1791

·         They were married Dec. the 9th 1813

Births of their children

·         Vernon Leonard Olney born March 30, 1816

·         Mary (Joanna?) Olney born Nov. 6, 1817

·         Almond Angell Olney born Aug. 28, 1819

·         Stephen Bruy(g)ton Olney born Oct 28th 1822

·         David Olney was born May 17. 1823

·         He died June 7, 1823

·         Franklin Olney was born Nov. the 30th 1832

·         Susan Olney died the 24th of Feb. 1856 aged 64 years.

·         Andrew Vernon Olney died Mar. 11, 1858

·         Stephen born May 22, 1790 died July 1871

·         Caroline (S?T? Man?)died Dec. 28, 1850 born April 24, 1823

·         Vernon L. Olney died Feb. 7, 1891 age 74

·         Louisa Whipple Olney died Aug. 1895 age 78

·         Alfred S. Olney died March 28, 1928 aged 80 years, 2 months 6 days.

 

 

Transcribed to Electronic form by Jo White
Published in The Oklahoma Genealogical Society Quarterly
Vol. 9, No. 4; December 1964

 

 

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