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Nelson Wheeler Whipple

Birthplace: Sanford, Broome , New York, United States
Death: July 05, 1887 (68)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Whipple and Mary Jane Whipple
Husband of Rachel Keeling; Susan Ann Whipple; Susan Jane Whipple; Rachel Whipple / West and Susan Ann Whipple
Father of Nelson Wheeler Whipple; Amy Jane Evans; Daniel Whipple; Cynthia Delight Whipple; Nelson Wheeler Whipple and 9 others
Brother of Samuel Whipple; Almira Tiffany; Phebe Whipple; Cynthia Whipple and Gerua Whipple

Occupation: LDS Seventy, Block teacher, Lumberman, Policeman
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About Nelson Wheeler Whipple

Nelson Wheeler Whipple, son of Daniel Whipple and Mary Tiffany, was born 7 July 1818, at Sanford, Broom County, New York. He came to Utah in 1848. He had three plural wives and 18 children. Families resided at Salt Lake City. LDS Seventy; block teacher. Lumberman; made first shingles for the tabernacle. With army that met Johnston in Echo Canyon. Policeman. Died 5 July 1884.

Marriages and Children

  1. Susan Jane Bailey August 6, 1843, Elysia, Lorain County, Ohio, who was born 9 March 1828. Their children:
    1. Meranda Jane, married Henry Code;
    2. Mary, married Richard Waddems;
    3. George Nelson;
    4. Edson, married Mary Beck;
    5. Harriet Emily, died infant;
    6. Annie Bard.
  2. Rachel Keeling West of Derbyshire, England, March 12, 1855, Salt Lake City, who was born March 10, 1818. Their children:
    1. Daniel, married Ellen Hearst;
    2. Cynthia, died infant;
    3. Wheeler born April 15, 1859, married Mary Roberts February 1, 1881.
  3. Susan Ann Gay February 9, 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of Alexander Gay and Martha Covington. De Kalb, Kemper county, Mississippi; former died at Mt. Pisgah, Iowa, on the way to Utah, latter pioneer 1850). She was born June 13, 1841, and came to Utah 1851, John Brown company. Their children:
    1. Martha Ellen, married Jacob Kesler;
    2. Nelson Gay, married Susanah Wanless;
    3. Sylvia, married Fred born Margetts;
    4. Susan Ann, married Archer W. Clayton;
    5. Alexander, married Sarah Vannotta;
    6. Robert John, married Susan Winn;
    7. Amy Jane, married John H. Evans;
    8. Ida, married Ezra O. Taylor;
    9. Annor.


  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 178
  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1241
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Nelson Wheeler Whipple's Timeline

July 11, 1818
Sanford, Broome , New York, United States
April 12, 1854
Age 35
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Age 39
Age 39
April 15, 1859
Age 40
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America
Age 40
Age 43