Lydia Tripp

12 December 1817–28 November 1898 (Age 81)
Alfred, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Tripp was born on 12 December 1817, in Alfred, York, Maine, United States, her father, Jedediah Tripp, was 42 and her mother, Betsey Hutchins, was 32. She married Andrew Haley on 19 September 1840, in Alfred, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. She died on 28 November 1898, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Andrew Haley
Lydia Tripp
Marriage: 19 September 1840
Alonzo Haley
Alfred C Haley
Lydia Frances Haley
Ferdinand O Haley
Alfred Lewis Haley

Spouse and Children

19 September 1840
Alfred, York, Maine, United States


    Alonzo Haley


    Alfred C Haley


    Lydia Frances Haley


    Ferdinand O Haley


    Alfred Lewis Haley


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 3

Maine is the 23rd state.
1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 25

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

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)

  • Lydia W Haley in household of Andrew Haley, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Lydia Haley in household of Andrew Haley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia W Haley in household of Andrew Haley, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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