George Abner Tribbey

12 January 1893–5 April 1981 (Age 88)
Marshfield, Coos, Oregon, United States

The Life of George Abner

When George Abner Tribbey was born on 12 January 1893, in Marshfield, Coos, Oregon, United States, his father, George Washington Tribbey, was 36 and his mother, Emma Belle Heath, was 28. He married Mary Janetta Moss on 20 August 1928. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Riverdale Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 5 April 1981, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

George Abner Tribbey
Mary Janetta Moss
Marriage: 20 August 1928
Darrell Abner Tribbey

Spouse and Children

20 August 1928


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Tribbey


    Emma Belle Heath





    Annie Viola Tribbey


    Nellie B Tribbey



    Bert Mondle Monale Tribbey


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of North German Tribbe, of uncertain, probably Slavic, origin ( see Triebel ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George A Triebby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Tribbey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George A Tribbey in household of George W Tribbey, "United States Census, 1910"

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