Person:William Whipple (13)

  1. William Whipple1730 - 1785
m. abt 1770
Facts and Events
Name William Whipple
Gender Male
Birth[2] 14 Jan 1730 Kittery, York, Maine
Marriage abt 1770 to Catherine Moffat
Death[1] 28 Nov 1785 Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Reference Number? Q1969780?
Burial[1] North Cemetery, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

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William Whipple Jr. (January 25, 1731 NS (January 14, 1730 OS – November 28, 1785) was a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire and a member of the Continental Congress from 1776 through 1779. He worked as both a ship's captain and a merchant, and he studied in college to become a judge. He died of heart complications in 1785, aged 55.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave, William Whipple tombstone and memorial page.
  2. Kittery, York, Maine, United States. Vital records, 1699-1899. (Kittery, Maine).

    b. 14 Jan 1730. Father William, Capt. Whipple. Mother Mary.

  3.   Biography at, [1].

    Citing Rev. Charles A. Goodrich. Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence. New York: William Reed & Co., 1856. Pages 139 - 143.

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