Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Who Is John William Whipple, M.D., of Chile?

Twenty-two years ago in March 1997 (barely two months after the whipple.org domain was "purchased," and before the Whipple Website existed), I received an email from Oscar Eduardo Whipple Ascui of Chile, telling of his ancestor John William Whipple, who emigrated from the U.S. to Chile in "about 1850." I added John to my PAF database that I eventually used to create what is now the Whipple Genweb. A few years later he was among the initial Whipples to end up on the newly created Disconnected Whipples page. He has remained in the database unchanged since March 1997—until today.