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Catherine Whipple (Leighton)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kittery, York County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Ipswich, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Leighton and Katherine Hammond
Wife of Maj. John Whipple
Mother of Susannah Rogers
Sister of Mary Hunking; John Leighton; William Leighton; Elizabeth Leighton and Katherine Leighton
Half sister of Mercy Hammond; Dorcas Hammond; Joseph Hammond, Col and George Hammond

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About Catherine Whipple

  • Katherine Layton Whipple
  • Birth: Jun., 1658
  • Death: Jan. 15, 1721 Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • "John Whipple and Katharine Layton [married] June 16, 1681" "Early Vital Records of Mass. (Ipswich Marriages)"
  • "Katherine, wife of Major John, Esq., [died] Jan. 15, 1720-21 aged 52 y. 7 months." "Early Vital Records of Mass. (Ipswich Deaths)"
  • Family links:
  • Spouse:
  • John Whipple (1657 - 1722)*
  • Children:
    • Sarah Whipple (1692 - 1713)*
  • Note: bio per FAG member Nareen Lake.
  • Burial: Highland Cemetery, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 55139692
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55139692

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  • LEIGHTON, Katherine
  • b. ABT 1657 Kittery, York, ME.
  • d. 15 JAN 1720/1
  • Parents:
  • Father: LEIGHTON, William
  • Mother: FROST, Katherine
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 26 JUN 1681 Ipswich, Essex, Mass.
  • Spouse: WHIPPLE, John
  • b. 15 JUL 1657 Ipswich, Essex, Mass.
  • d. 12 JUN 1722 Ipswich, Essex, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: WHIPPLE, John
  • Mother: REYNER, Martha
  • Children:
    • WHIPPLE, Martha
    • WHIPPLE, Mary
    • WHIPPLE, Sarah
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_1e1.htm#54

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  • Old Kittery and Her Families By Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole
  • https://books.google.com/books?id=NMV8ijlqeA0C&pg=PA575&lpg=PA575&dq=john+whipple,+katherine+leighton&source=bl&ots=lbY_biOxnX&sig=OAlP5oS0jD8AdyWd3asiMIxxwLE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CC4Q6AEwA2oVChMI0Zrs-7j3xwIViDg-Ch31QARW#v=onepage&q=john%20whipple%2C%20katherine%20leighton&f=false
  • Pg.574
  • .... etc.
  • William Leighton, mariner, born about 1625, bought land near Watts Fort in 1656 and the same year married Katharine, dau.
  • Pg.575
  • of Nicholas Frost. He died in 1666, and his widow married Major Joseph Hammond. William Leighton left fieve children:
    • MARY m. John Hunking of Boston.
    • WILLIAM, died young.
    • ELIZABETH, died a young woman. Unm.
    • KATHERINE1 m. Major John Whipple of Ipswich, Mass., 16 June 1681. She died 15 Jan. 1721-1, aged 63. Six daughters.
    • I. JOHN b. May 1663; m. Oner Langdon.
  • .... etc.
  • Pg.708
  • Rev. Nathaniel Rogers .... He married Margaret Crane, came to New England in November 1636 .... etc.
  • His son, John, born in 1630, was fifth President of Harvard College. He married Elizabeth Dennison and died in 1684.
  • Their son John, born 1666, graduated at Harvard in 1684, married Martha Wittingham 4 March 1691 and became assistant preacher to his father.
  • These had son John, born in Ipswich in 1692. He graduated at Harvard in 1711, married 16 Oct. 1718 Susannah, dau. of Major John and Katharine (Leighton) Whipple of Ipswich and cousin of William Whipple of Kittery. She was born 3 April 1696 and died 22 Oct. 1779. Rev. John Rogers settled in what is now Eliot 25 Oct. 1721 and died there 16 Oct. 1773. .... etc.

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  • History and genealogy of "Elder" John Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts : his English ancestors and American descendants by Whipple, Blaine
  • https://archive.org/details/historygenealogyo00whip
  • https://archive.org/stream/historygenealogyo00whip#page/n87/mode/1up
  • Pg.76
  • .... etc.
  • John2 Whipple (John1, MatthewA) baptized 25 December 1625 in Bocking, Essex County, England; died 10 August 1683 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married (1) Martha Reyner about 1653 at Ipswich. She died 24 February 1679 in Ipswich (2) Mrs. Elizabeth (Cogswell) Paine 28 June 1680 at Ipswich. John emigrated to Massachusetts Bay colony in 1638 with his parents when he was almost 13 years old. He was an entrepreneur and started a number of business in Ipswich. He was an officer in King Philip's War, served as selectman, Essex county treasurer, and Ipswich's representative to the general court for four years between 1674-1683. He left an estate of £3,000. John and Elizabeth had no children.
  • Children of John and Martha Whipple, all born in Ipswich:
    • i. John (Major), born 15 July 1657; died 12 June 1722 in Ipwich; married Kathrin Layton 6 June 1681.
    • ii. .... etc.

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Catherine Whipple's Timeline

1658
1658
Kittery, York County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1696
April 3, 1696
Age 38
Ipswich, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1721
January 15, 1721
Age 63
Ipswich, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts