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Whipples of Bishop's Stortford/Bocking, England and Ipswich, MA
Thomas Whipple, of Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.
Thomas is the grandfather of Elder Matthew Whipple of Bocking. He is the earliest
known (to the Whipple Website, at least) Whipple ancestor of American Whipples.
(See William Wyman Fiske, "The Whipple Family of
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire: Proposed Ancestral Origin of Matthew
Whipple of Bocking, Essex, and a Whipple Ancestral Line for Arthur
Gary of Roxbury, Massachusetts," The Genealogist,
Vol. 20, No. 2 (Fall 2006), p. 191-217).
Elder Matthew Whipple, of
Matthew is the ancestor of the Ipswich, Massachusetts, Whipples. He is the grandson of
Thomas (above). For many years he was the earliest known ancestor of American Whipples.
Capt. John Whipple, of England, Dorchester,
MA, and Providence, RI The Whipple Website
knows of more of his descendants than of any other
Whipple. Researchers have not been able to identify his
parents (... yet?).