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  • ID: I74191
  • Name: William WHIPPLE
  • RELA: 10th cousin 8x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Title: General
  • Birth: 14 JAN 1730/31 in Kittery, York Co., ME
  • Death: 28 NOV 1785 in Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH
  • Event: Pic General William Whipple
  • Event: Fact Signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    WHIPPLE, William, a Delegate from New Hampshire; born in Kittery, York County, Maine, January 14, 1730; became a sailor and engaged in the slave trade; freed his slaves and engaged in mercantile pursuits in Portsmouth, N.H.; delegate to the Provincial Congress at Exeter in 1775; Member of the Continental Congress 1776-1779; declined to be a candidate for renomination; one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence; commissioned a brigadier general in 1777; member of the State assembly 1780-1784; participated in several battles in the Revolutionary War; appointed judge of the State supreme court in 1782; financial receiver for New Hampshire 1782-1784; died in Portsmouth, N.H., November 28, 1785; interment in the Old North Burial Ground.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: William WHIPPLE b: 28 JAN 1695/96 in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA
    Mother: Mary CUTTS b: 26 DEC 1698

    Marriage 1 Katharine MOFFAT b: 1734
    • Married: BET 1770 AND 1771 in Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH

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