Philemon Whale1,2,3,4

#3018, b. circa 1599, d. 23 February 1675/76

Spouse 1

Elizabeth Frost b. c 1588, d. 20 Jun 1647

Spouse 2

Sarah Cakebread b. c 1600


     Philemon Whale was born circa 1599 at England; Per Hollick. He married Elizabeth Frost, daughter of Edward Frost and Thomasine Belgrave, circa January 1621/22 at England; See GMB 1:206, 303; GM2 1:339. Philemon Whale married Sarah Cakebread on 7 November 1649 at Sudbury, Middlesex, Mass.5 Philemon Whale died on 23 February 1675/76 at Sudbury, Middlesex, Mass; Per Hollick.

Other Events

     Philemon Whale became a Freeman at Boston, Suffolk, Mass., on 10 May 1648.6

Time Line

Birthc 1599, England
Birth of Daughterc 1612, EnglandElizabeth Whale
Marriagec 1622, EnglandElizabeth Frost
Death of Wife1647, Sudbury, Middlesex, MassElizabeth Frost7
Freeman1648, Boston, Suffolk, Mass6
Marriage1649, Sudbury, Middlesex, MassSarah Cakebread5
Death1676, Sudbury, Middlesex, Mass
ChartsDescendants of Edward Frost
Pedigree of Frank Farnsworth Starr




  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), 4:493.
  2. Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 2011), 3:1634.
  3. Martin E. Hollick, New Englanders in the 1600s (Boston: NEHGS, 2012), 250.
  4. Donald Lines Jacobus, Index to Genealogical Periodicals, Together with "My Own Index", 3 vols in 1 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2010), 3:71.
  5. Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the year 1850 (Boston: NEHGS, 1903), 282.
  6. Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, 1628-1686, 5 vols. in 6 (Boston: The Legislature, 1853-1854), 295.
  7. Sudbury VR's, 329.