David Whipple II (May 1, 1714-October 6, 1766)

by George Carroll Whipple III

David Whipple II was born May 1, 1714: the eldest son of Jeremiah and Deborah Whipple. It is likely he was born at "Study Hill" in Attleborough where his father resided.

On July 7, 1737 he married Martha Read. They had ten children, of which two sons died at a young age. One daughter Lydia married Zebedee Arnold. Her brother, Otis, also married an Arnold--Mary.

David Whipple II carrying on the family affinity for politics and representative government was a member of the General Assembly, Colony of Rhode Island from 1756-1757. Be was known as "Captain" David Whipple.

David Whipple II departed this life the 6th day of October, 1766.

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