Friday, April 4, 2008

Commodore Abraham Whipple

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Commodore Whipple b. 1733, d. 1819 was the husband of Sara Hopkins b. 1739 5th cousin 6X removed. Among his many Naval accomplishments he was the leader of the Gaspee raiders and like his commander, who was also his wife's cousin, Admiral Esek Hopkins, Abe also captained a slave ship for the Brown brothers. You can read about him in the Notable Ancestors document or click on the link.