Dr. Hannah Ripley (Bradford)

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Hannah Ripley (Bradford)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Windham, Windham County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj. William Bradford, Jr., Dep. Gov. of Plymouth Colony; William Bradford; Alice Bradford and Alice Bradford
Wife of Joshua Ripley, Sr. and Joshua Ripley, Sr.
Mother of Alice Edgerton; Hannah Bradford Webb (Ripley); Joshua Ripley, Jr.; Alice Edgerton; Olive Ripley and 11 others
Sister of Maj. John Bradford; Richard Bradford; Mercy Steele (Bradford); Lt. Thomas Bradford; Alice Adams (Bradford) and 6 others
Half sister of David Bradford; Hezekiah Bradford; Ephraim Bradford; Israel Bradford and Meletiah Stevens

Occupation: Physician
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About Dr. Hannah Ripley (Bradford)

Hannah was the daughter of Major William and Alice Richards Bradford. A Mayflower Pilgrim descendant. She was a noble and useful woman, remarkable for her skill in the art of healing, she was the first, and for a long time the only physician in the settlement, and it is said that the first male physician, Dr. Richard Huntington, received much of his medical knowledge from her." She married Joshua Ripley (1658-1739) at Plymouth, MA on 28 November, 1682.

Inscription: Here lies Interred the Body of ... Mrs. Hannah Ripley the well beloved Consort of Joshua Ripley, Esqr who after she had lived a holy and Fruitful Life fell asleep in Jesus May ye 28th 1738 in ye 76th year of her Age.

source: James E. Welch Record added: Jun 05, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 27347066 _____

Laurel Logan August 1, 2008: from http://www.lanopalera.net/Genealogy/Bradford.html#A4358

Hannah Bradford b. on 9 May 1662 in Plymouth; d. on 28 May 1738 in Windham, 76 years old; m. Joshua Ripley, son of John Ripley and Elizabeth Hobart, on 28 Nov. 1682 in Plymouth when twenty years old (Joshua was 24 years old); issue: Alice Ripley (1683–1768), Hannah Ripley (1685–1751), Faith Ripley (1686–1721), Joshua Ripley (1688–1773), Margaret Ripley (1690–1774), Leah Ripley (1693–1775), Rachel Ripley (1693–1782), Hezekiah Ripley (1695–1779), David Ripley (1697–1781), Irena Ripley (1700–1727), Ann Ripley (1704–1747) and Jerusha Ripley (1704–1792).

--Laurel Logan Laurel Logan: from http://www.concentric.net/~pvb/GEN/w2brad.html

Hannah Bradford; b. May 9, 1662, Plymouth; d. May 28, 1758, Windham, CT m. Joshua Ripley (1658-1739), on Nov. 28, 1682. He was born in Hingham MA, the son of John Ripley and Elizabeth Hobart. Hannah and Joshua had 12 children, including 2 sets of twins. Gen. George McClellan, inventor George Eastman, and actor Christopher Reeve are all descended from Hannah Bradford and Joshua Ripley.

Line of descent to Gen. George McClennan, Commander of Union Forces - Civil War: William Bradford* (1624-1704), m. Alice Richards*(1627-1671); and had: Hannah Bradford (1662-1738), m. Joshua Ripley (1658-1739); and had: Joshua Ripley (b. 1688), m. Elizabeth Lathrop; and had: Mary Ripley (1716-1769), m. Joshua Abbe (1709/10-1807); and had: Rachel Abbe (1738/39-1795), m. Gen. Samuel McClellan (1729/30-1807), a General in the American Revolution; and had: James McClellan (1769-1837), m. Eunice Eldredge (1772-1804); and had: Dr. George McClellan (1796-1847), Surgeon, and founder of the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia; m. Elizabeth Sophia Brinton (1800-1876); and had: George Brinton McClellan (1826-), m. Mary Ellen Marcy; and had: George Brinton McClellan, Jr. (1865-1940), Mayor of New York City (1903-1909), m. Georgiana Louise Heckscher (1863-1962)

Line of descent to George Eastman, founder of the Eastman Kodak Company: William Bradford* (1624-1704), m. Alice Richards*(1627-1671); and had: Hannah Bradford (1662-1758), m. Joshua Ripley (1658-1739); and had: Alice Ripley (b. 1683), m. Samuel Edgerton (b. 1670) Mary Edgerton (b. 1713), m. Daniel Fuller (b. 1699) Alice Fuller (b. 1751), m. Israel Ballard (b. 1747/48) Mary Ballard (1786-1831), m. Thomas Kilbourn (1771-1837) Maria Kilbourn (1821-1907), m. George Washington Eastman (___-1862) George Eastman (1854-1932), founder of the Eastman Kodak Company.

Line of descent to Christopher Reeve, Hollywood actor best known for his role as Superman: William Bradford* (1624-1704), m. Alice Richards*(1627-1671); and had: Hannah Bradford (1662-1758), m. Joshua Ripley (1658-1739); and had: Joshua Ripley (1688-1773), m. Mary Backus; and had: Ebenezer Ripley (1729-1813), m. Mehitable Burbank (b. 1729); and had: Jerusha Ripley (1755-1838), m. Gad Lamb; and had: Ebenezer Ripley Lamb, m. Sarah Gaylord; and had: Charles Christian Lamb (b. c1827), m. Elizabeth Annette Russell (b. c1832); and had: Bert Israel Lamb(b. 1865), m. Harriet Davis (b. 1868); and had: Horace Rand Lamb(1892-1977), m. Beatrice Louise Pitney (1904-1997), photographer ; and had: Barbara PitneyLam, journalist; m. Prof. Franklin D'Olier Reeve (b.1928); and had: Christopher Reeve (1954-2002), noted film actor

--Laurel Logan

Laurel Logan:

from http://www.magma.ca/~mmackay/wc37/wc37_123.html

Children of Joshua and Hannah Ripley:

Alice Ripley

Hannah Ripley

Faith Ripley

Joshua Ripley

Margaret Ripley

Rachel Ripley [Twin]

Leah Ripley [Twin]

Hezekiah Ripley

David Ripley

Irena Ripley

Jerusha Ripley [Twin]

Ann Ripley [Twin]

--Laurel Logan

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b. May 9, 1662, Plymouth; d. May 28, 1758, Windham, CT

   * m. Joshua Ripley (1658-1739), on Nov. 28, 1682. He was born in Hingham MA, the son of John Ripley and Elizabeth Hobart. Hannah and Joshua had 12 children, including 2 sets of twins. Gen. George McClellan, inventor George Eastman, and actor Christopher Reeve are all descended from Hannah Bradford and Joshua Ripley  (from http://www.concentric.net/~pvb/GEN/w2brad.html)
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Dr. Hannah Ripley (Bradford)'s Timeline

1662
May 9, 1662
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1682
November 28, 1682
Age 20
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1683
September 17, 1683
Age 21
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
September 17, 1683
Age 21
Hingham, Plymouth, MA
1685
March 2, 1685
Age 22
Hingham, Suffolk County (Present Plymouth County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1686
September 20, 1686
Age 24
Hingham, Suffolk County (Present Plymouth County), Dominion of New England (Present Masssachusetts)
September 20, 1686
Age 24
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1688
May 13, 1688
Age 26
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
1689
1689
Age 26
1690
November 4, 1690
Age 28
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA