Lidia Tripp

31 October 1714–
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lidia

When Lidia Tripp was born on 31 October 1714, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Benjamin Tripp, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Potter, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Tripp
1677–1754
Elizabeth Potter
1683–1754
Catherine Tripp
1708–
Benjamin Tripp
1709–1754
Nathaniel Tripp
1711–1790
Lidia Tripp
1714–
Rebekah Tripp
1717–
Elizabeth Tripp
1722–
Stokes Tripp
1725–1797

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 62

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 62

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 67

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern): metonymic occupational name for a dancer, or a nickname for someone with an odd gait, from Middle English trip(p)(en) ‘to step lightly, skip, or hop’ (Old French triper).2 English: metonymic occupational name for a butcher or tripe dresser, from Middle English, Old French trip(p)e ‘tripe’ (of unknown origin).3 German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of wooden pattens (trippe), a type of raised sole that could be strapped to normal footwear for walking in unpaved muddy streets.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lidia Tripp, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Lydia Tripp, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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