Warren Lippitt was born 23 September 1786 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island to Charles Lippitt (1754-1845) and Penelope Low (1758-1839) and died 22 January 1850 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island of unspecified causes. He married Eliza Seamans (1790-1881) 7 July 1811 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.


Warren Lippitt (1786-1850) became a mariner at the age of sixteen, and was made captain by the age of 22. He sailed until 1816, then went into a business partnership in Savannah, Georgia, dealing in groceries and cotton. He alternated his residences seasonally between Providence and Savannah.

Marriage and Family

Warren married Eliza Seamans in 1811. Their son, Henry (1818-1891), was heavily involved in the family textile business. Henry married Mary Ann Balch (1823-1889), daughter of Dr. Joseph Balch, in 1845.


Offspring of Warren Lippitt and Eliza Seamans (1790-1881)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Eliza Lippitt (1812-1856)
Mary S Lippitt (1813-1815)
George W Lippitt (1816-1891)
Henry Frederick Lippitt (1818-1891) 9 October 1818 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States 5 January 1891 Rhode Island, United States Mary Ann Balch (1823-1889)
Charles Clinton Lippitt (1820-1823)
Robert Lincoln Lippitt (1823-1858)
Maria L Lippitt (1826-1911)
Clara Cowling Lippitt (1828-1879)
Helen S Lippitt (1830-1833)
Josephine Lippitt (1832-1833)




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