CAPTAIN MOSES WHIPPLE, son of Jacob, born at Grafton, MA, in 1733, came to Croydon, 1766. His was one of the first three families that came to town. Being well educated, intelligent, distinguished for energy and decision of character, warm-hearted, hospitable and generous to all, he was well calculated to be what he indeed was,-a father to the town. No one in town was ever more trusted or respected.. He filled many important offices, and was chairman of the Committee of Safety during tae Revolutionary struggle.