Benjamin Kipp

26 March 1811–21 September 1890 (Age 79)
Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Kipp was born on 26 March 1811, in Burford, Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada, his father, Isaac Kipp, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Lamb Mead, was 40. He married Elizabeth Force on 20 April 1836, in Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 21 September 1890, in Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 79, and was buried in Princeton, Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Kipp
Elizabeth Force
Marriage: 20 April 1836
Hamilton David Kipp
Isaac Kipp
Disree Kipp
Henry Kipp
Elizabeth Ann Kipp
Melissa Jane Kipp
Alfred Kipp
William Kipp
Mahlon Taylor Kipp
Cadelia Lavisa Kipp
Louisa C. Kipp
William Henry Kipp

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World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded
Age 56
On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
Age 58
1883 · Mining Boom
Age 72
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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English Kipp, perhaps a byname for a fat man, from an unattested Old English form Cyppe, which according to Reaney is from the Germanic root kupp ‘to swell’.2 German: topographic name for someone living on a hill, from Kippe ‘edge’, ‘brink’.3 German: from Sorbian kipry ‘weak’ (Czech kyprý).

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

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Sources (25)

  • Benjiman Kipp, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Benjamin Kipp in entry for Isaac Kipp and Mary Nelums, "Canada, British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
  • Benjamin Kipp in entry for Isaac Kipp and Mary Nelums, "Canada, British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

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