Eli Whipple Home

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

ELI WHIPPLE HOME

St. George, Utah

LOCATION

44 East 100 South
St. George, Utah
Telephone 43-R                         in the 1941 telephone book     (Charles R Whipple; 32 East 100 South)
Telephone ORchard 3-3387     in the 1958 telephone book     (Ray Whipple; 38 East 100 South)
Telephone ORchard 3-3052     in the 1958 telephone book     (Whipple Lumber Company; 48 East 100 South)
Telephone ORchard 3-3387     in the 1961 telephone book     (Ray Whipple; 38 East 100 South)
Telephone ORchard 3-3052     in the 1958 telephone book     (Whipple Lumber Company; 48 East 100 South)
Telephone 673-3387                 in the 1972 telephone book     (Ray Whipple; 32 East 100 South)

Plat A, Block 12, East End of Lot 5 on the old pioneer map of St. George.

37° 6' 22.59" North Latitude,   113° 34' 57.18" West Longitude
2,721 feet MSL


DESCRIPTION

TBD


HISTORY

At some point, this house was built on the east end of the Lee & Elsie Hafen lot.

Eli & Caroline Whipple lived in this house.

When Eli left for Mexico, Caroline's son Charles Whipple moved into the house and he cared for Caroline until her death.

Ray Whipple lived in the house after his father (Charles?) died. The house was remodeled a little.

Owners:
Eli & Caroline Whipple
Charles Whipple
Ray Whipple


BIOGRAPHY

Eli Whipple was a pioneer of Carson City, Nevada (then the Utah territory). He came to St. George in 1861 and married Caroline Lytle Peters in 1868. Caroline had two children by her first husband, Edgar Peters. Eli was called to Pine Valley to operate a saw mill. Eli eventually moved to Mexico, but Caroline stayed in St. George.

Charles Whipple TBD

Ray Whipple TBD


PHOTOS

Eli Whipple Home
WCHS-01018     Front of the Eli Whipple home


REFERENCES

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