This blog has been prepared for Whipple descendants who wonder if their ancestors served in the American Revolutionary War. It is the first of six and covers soldiers and sailors in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island.
Individuals who are interested in joining the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Sons of the American Revolution should visit their web sites for information on requirements to join.
The information for Massachusetts was compiled by the Massachusetts State Archives and published by the Secretary of the Commonwealth in 1908.
WHIPPLE. The name also appears as Whipel, Whipell, Whiple, Whippel, Whippele, Whippell, Whippl, Whipples, Whippll.
WHIPPLE, Joseph. Private, Capt. John King’s co., Col. Hopkins’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service 15 July 1776; discharged 31 July 1776; service, 16 days; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows; mileage out and home (180 miles) allowed.
WHIPPLL, Robert. Capt. Samuel Low’s co., Col. Benjamin Simonds’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service 14 Aug. 1777; discharge 19 Aug. 1777; service 6 days at Bennington, Vermont.
WHIPPLE, Robert, Private, Capt. Samuel Low’s co., Col. Benjamin Simonds’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service 14 Oct. 1780; left service 17 Oct. 1780; service, 4 days by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm at the Northward; also, same co. and regt.; entered service 27 Oct. 1780; discharged 28 Oct.1780; service 2 days, by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm at the Northward.
WHIPPLE, Joseph. Surgeon’s Mate, Lieut. Col. Thomas Crafts’s (Artillery) battalion; list of officers to be commissioned, as returned by Lieut. Col. Crafts, dated Boston, 27 Sept. 1776; ordered in Council 10 Oct. 1776; that said officers be commissioned; also, Surgeon’s Mate, Col. Crafts’s regt.; engaged 9 May 1776; service to 1 Nov. 1776, 5 mos. 23 days; roll dated Boston; also, same regt.; service from 1 Nov. 1776, to 1 Feb.1777, 3 mos; reported as serving 1 mo in Colony service, 2 mos in Continental service; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.; also, same regt.; service from 1 Feb. 1777, to 1 Oct. 1777, 8 mos. 1 day; also, same regt.; service from 30 Sept. 1777, to 1 Nov. 1777. 1 mo, on expedition to Rhode Island; also, same regt.; service between 1 Oct. 1777, and 1 Jan.1778, 2 mos.; reported as having gone to Rhode Island; also, same regt.; service from 1 Jan. 1778, to 1 Aug.1778, 7 mos.; rolls dated Boston; also, same regt.; service between 1 Aug.. 1778 and 31 Oct. 1778, 2 mos; roll dated Boston; also, same regt.; service from 1 Nov. 1778, to 31 Dec. 1778, 2 mos.; roll dated Camp at Boston; also, Surgeon, Lieut. Col. Paul Revere’s corps of artillery; list of officers; commissioned 23 March 1779; also, returns of provisions delivered the State train of artillery commanded by Lieut. Col. Paul Revere, dated Castle Island, 19 June and 26 June 1779; said Whipple, Doctor, credited with allowance from 1 March 1779, to 1 June 1779, 92 days; also, Surgeon, Col. Paul Revere’s (Artillery) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from 8 May 1777, to 31 Dec.1779; also, same regt.; service from 1 Jan.1780, to 8 May 1780, 4 mos, 8 days; regiment reported as having been discharged 8 May 1780; roll dated Boston. (more…)