Whipple, Thomas Pinkney

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Thomas was born in Berne on February 12, 1820, a son of Amos Whipple and Maria Pinckney.

Marriage & Children

Thomas married in Knox at about 1838, Jane Walker who was born at about 1811 and died at about 1870. They had the following known children:

  • Antonette Whipple
  • Abram Whipple
  • Mary Whipple
  • Martha Whipple

He married secondly, Almira ____. There were no children from this marriage.

Military Service

Residence: Knox[1]
Place of Birth: Knox, NY[1]
Date of Birth: 12 Feb 1820[1]
Names of Parents: Father deceased, and Maria Pinkney[1]
Marital Status: Married[1]
Occupation: Farmer[1]
Enlistment Date: 27 Oct 1862[2]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry[2]
Company: Company G
Muster Out Date: 10 Sep 1863
Muster Out Place: Albany, NY
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 42.[2]"Served his time and was discharged. PO address West Township"[1]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Thomas died on June 31, 1896 (July 1, 1896[3]) and was buried in the Richmondville Cemetery at Richmondville, Schoharie County, NY.


Twenty Years Ago - (July 10, 1896.)

Thomas Whipple, a former resident of Knox, and a brother of Alonzo Whipple of this village, died at Richmondville, Wednesday, July 1, in the 77th year of his age. The funeral was held last Friday.

Altamont Enterprise - July, 1916

Additional Research Notes

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

New York, Town Clerks' Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865 about Thomas Pinkney Whiffele[4]
Name: Thomas Pinkney Whiffele
[Thomas Pinkney Whipple]
Birth Date: 1 Feb 1820
Birth Place: Knox, Albany Co, New York
Mother: Maria Pinkney
Residence Place: Albany
Enlistment Date: 27 Oct 1863
Enlistment Location: Knox, Albany, New York
Regiment: 177th Regiment
Company: G
Rank: Private
Race: White
Marital Status: Single

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900

Knox - Thomas Pinkney Whipple - Muster Roll

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900 about Thomas P Whipple[4]
Name: Thomas P Whipple
Age: 42
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birth Place: Knox, New York
Enlistment Year: 1862
Enlistment Location: Albany, New York
Muster Year: 1862
Separation Details: Muster Out of Service
Separation Date: 10 Sep 1863

Civil War Record Summaries

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Thomas P Whipple[4]
Name: Thomas P Whipple
Age at enlistment: 42
Enlistment Date: 27 Oct 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
State Served: New York
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company G, New York 177th Infantry Regiment on 21 Nov 1862.
Mustered out on 10 Sep 1863 at Albany, NY.
Birth Date: abt 1820
Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General Source Information: Historical Data Systems, comp.. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.

Thomas P. Whipple, "United States, Civil War Soldiers Index"[5]
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Name: Thomas P. Whipple
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Event Type: Military Service
Military Beginning Rank: Private
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Military Final Rank: Private
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Military Side: Union
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State or Military Term: New York
Military Unit: 177th Regiment, New York Infantry
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Military Company: G
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Affiliate Publication Title: Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of New York.
Affiliate Publication Number: M551
Affiliate Film Number: 150
GS Film number: 882206

Soldier Details[6]
Whipple, Thomas P.
REGIMENT NAME:177th Regiment, New York Infantry
FILM NUMBER:M551 roll 150

1865 New York State Census - Including Civil War Questions

Image 8 Left - Page 14, Line 34 - Thomas P. Whipple 45 Male Head of Household Born in Albany County 4 children Married once Married now Shoemaker (NOT CHECKED) 177th ?? 1862 Private Served 10 month Mustered out Health good

History of the County of Albany - Tenney and Howell

Thomas Pinckney Whipple, private, 177th Regiment, Company G; enlisted October 27, 1863; mustered November 27, 1863 ; served nine months ; honorably discharged.

Census Records

Thomas P Whipple, "United States Census, 1850"[4]

name: Thomas P Whipple
event type: Census
event date: 1850
event place: Knox, Albany, New York, United States
gender: Male
age: 31
birthplace: New York
birth year (estimated): 1819
house number: 314
family number: 314
line number: 15
affiliate publication number: M432
affiliate film number: 474
gs film number: 17050
digital folder number: 004196762
image number: 00532
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Thomas P Whipple M 31 New York
Jane Whipple F 40 New York
Antonette Whipple F 10 New York
Abram Whipple M 6 New York
Mary Whipple F 2 New York

1860 United States Federal Census about Thomas P Whipple[4]

Name: Thomas P Whipple
Age in 1860: 40
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Knox, Albany, New York
Gender: Male
Post Office: West
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas P Whipple 40
Atinett Whipple 18
Abram Whipple 14
Mary Whipple 12
Martha Whipple 5

1840 United States Federal Census about Thomas P Whipple[4]

Name: Thomas P Whipple
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Knox, Albany, New York
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3
Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 4
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6

U.S. Census Non-Population Schedules, New York, 1850-1880 about Thomas P Whipple[4]

Name: Thomas P Whipple
Township: Knox
County: Albany
Enumeration Date: 12 Jun 1860
Type of Schedule: Agriculture

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Ancestry Military Databases
  3. Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 www.Ancestry.com
  5. www.FamilySearch.com
  6. http://www.nps.gov