Samuel Semore Tripp

Male8 December 1877–

Brief Life History of Samuel Semore

When Samuel Semore Tripp was born on 8 December 1877, in Hillier, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, his father, Israel Isaiah James Tripp, was 20 and his mother, Deborah Ann Young, was 21.

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Israel Isaiah James Tripp
Deborah Ann Young
Samuel Semore Tripp
Daniel Nelson Tripp
Emma Louisa Tripp

Sources (3)

  • Samuel S Tripp in household of Israel J Tripp, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Samuel Simore Tripp, "Ontario Births, 1869-1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Semore Tripp - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Samuel Semore Tripp

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Siblings (4)

World Events (3)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 6

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 9

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


Age 105

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

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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