Emma Louisa Tripp

Brief Life History of Emma Louisa

When Emma Louisa Tripp was born on 28 April 1885, in Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, her father, Israel Isaiah James Tripp, was 28 and her mother, Deborah Ann Young, was 29. She married Wellington Lee Smith on 3 October 1900, in Ameliasburg Township, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada in 1911.

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Wellington Lee Smith
Emma Louisa Tripp
Marriage: 3 October 1900
Isaac Smith
Lorne Gilbert Smith
Isaac James Smith

Sources (9)

  • Emma Smith in household of Corneleis Smith, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Emma Louisa Gripp, "Ontario Births, 1869-1910"
  • Emily Louisa Tripp, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (8)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English trip(pe) (n) ‘(to) dance; stumble’ (Old French tripe(r)), either an occupational name for a dancer, or a nickname for someone who had difficulty walking.

English: metonymic occupational name from Middle English trip(e) ‘tripe’ (Old French tripe).

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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