Samuel Semore Tripp

8 December 1877–
Hillier, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada

The Life 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 Wilson Tripp
Emma Louisa Tripp

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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

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 (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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