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From: Lauri <>
Subject: Re: [NYALBANY] Whipple
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2003 08:19:00 -0800 (PST)
There are Whipples in Albany County in Altamont on the hill, try those, they may have migrated
Kathleen Prior <> wrote:
I have been able to find my whipples in the 1870 census but not 1860. By 1860,
"Josiah" William Whipple had passed so his wife should have been the head of
Her name was
Margaret J. WHIPPLE.
Her parents and sister may have been living with them. Their names were
Rev John W. DORRIS and Elizabeth DORRIS and their daughter, Elmira DORRIS.
The children in the household were
Helena , Able, Daniel Sawyer, Dorris William and Martha Ann WHIPPLE.
If you are able to find either the WHIPPLE family or DORRIS, I would be so
grateful. By 1870 the family was in NYC but I can't determine when they moved
since I don't know where they were in 1860. Thanks so much for your help.
Technical Operations - North America
Subject: Re: [NYALBANY] Whipple
Please respond to
There were no Whipples listed in the Green Island section, but there were 2
listings in West Troy and 5 in Troy City in 1859. Some of the names in the
City of Troy look promising.
West Troy 1859:
Whipple Bishop, West Troy Hotel, River near Ferry
Whipple Moses, horsedealer, house 133 Broad
Troy City 1859:
Whipple Christopher, laborer, house 4 Walnut
Whipple Daniel, house 559 River
Whipple George H., carpenter, boards 4 Walnut
Whipple Waters W. & Co. (A.J. Rousseau), lumber, Front, between
Washington and Liberty, house 39 First
Whipple William W., boards Washington Hotel
Do you need your Whipples looked up on the 1860 or 1870 census?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathleen Prior"
Sent: Friday, December 05, 2003 10:38 AM
Subject: Re: [NYALBANY] Grattan/Benson
> Hi Nancy,
> My records show that my Great Grandfather was born in Green Island in
> you have the directory for Green Island? If you do, would you mind doing
> up for me? I would be very grateful. I am trying to find out and confirm
> they were living in the early 1850's. The family is as follows:
> "Josiah" William WHIPPLE (Father) (1850 Census shows him using his middle
> Margaret J. WHIPPLE (Mother)
> Helena J. WHIPPLE (dau)
> Able WHIPPLE (son)
> Daniel Sawyer WHIPPLE (son)
> Dorris William WHIPPLE (son) - my G-Grandfather
> Thank you so much for any help that you may give me.
> Kathy Prior
> Executive Assistant
> Bayer HealthCare
> Technical Operations - North America
> 973-408-8122 (Fax)
> er.rr.com> cc:
> Subject: [NYALBANY]
> 12/05/2003 09:47
> Please respond to
> Dear Bailey,
> Try, try again! I finally remembered that West Troy was in the back of
> Troy Directory CD (along with Green Island). Sounds obvious. For some
> I thought it was in the back of some Albany city directories.
> West Troy, 1859:
> There are 2 Grattans including Patrick, and 2 Grattons. It may be the
> surname, just spelled differently in the directory.
> Gratton, John, laborer, house Union, near George
> Gratton, John Jr., boatman, boards Union, near George
> Grattan, Lawrence, teamster, house Bulington, cor. Utica
> Grattan, Patrick, postmaster, house Union, near Ohio
> There were no Bensons listed in West Troy in 1859. However, there were
> Bensons in the City of Troy, including Mary E., widow, house 5 Laundry
> printed the pages and will snail mail them to you if you like.
> ~Nancy Q
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