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Abigail Wheelock Ripley
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1751
Death: Apr. 9, 1818

Abigail Wheelock was the daughter of Reverend Doctor Eleazar Wheelock (Yale College, 1733, University of Edinburgh, 1767) and his second wife, Mary (Brinsmade) Wheelock. Her father was the founder and first president of Dartmouth College (previously Moor's Indian Charity School of Columbia, Connecticut).

She married the Reverend Sylvanus Ripley (Dartmouth College, 1771) one of four students who made up the first graduating class of Dartmouth College. He became professor of theology there and remained until his death in 1787.

One of their children was Brigadier General Eleazar Wheelock Ripley (Dartmouth
College, 1800) a soldier of the War of 1812 who was decorated by Congress and, in later life, became a member of Congress representing the State of Louisiana. Her other children were: Mary (Ripley) Baylies, Abigail (Ripley) Lyman, John Phillips Ripley, Elizabeth (Ripley) Dana & James Wheelock Ripley 
 
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 Parents:
  Eleazar Wheelock (1711 - 1779)
  Mary Brinsmead Wheelock (1714 - 1783)
 
 Spouse:
  Sylvanus Ripley (1749 - 1787)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ripley Baylies (____ - 1830)*
  Eleazar Wheelock Ripley (1782 - 1839)*
  Elizabeth Abigail Ripley Dana (1784 - 1819)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eleazer Wheelock (____ - 1737)**
  Mercy Wheelock (____ - 1738)**
  Ralph Rodolphus Wheelock (1742 - 1817)*
  Mary Wheelock Woodward (1748 - 1807)*
  Abigail Wheelock Ripley (1751 - 1818)
  John Wheelock (1754 - 1817)*
  Eleazar Wheelock (1756 - 1811)**
  James Wheelock (1759 - 1835)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fryeburg Village Cemetery
Fryeburg
Oxford County
Maine, USA
Plot: Lot 233
 
Created by: genealogyfever
Record added: Apr 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50771628
Abigail <i>Wheelock</i> Ripley
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Abigail <i>Wheelock</i> Ripley
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 Added: Jul. 27, 2011
 
 
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