Thomas H. Tripp

Brief Life History of Thomas H.

When Thomas H. Tripp was born on 24 September 1802, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Tripp, was 33 and his mother, Grace Harding, was 32. He married Martha Fish on 25 November 1821. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1842, at the age of 40, and was buried in South Gibson Cemetery, Gibson Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Thomas H. Tripp
Martha Fish
Marriage: 25 November 1821
Danford C. Tripp
Elizabeth Tripp

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  • Thomas Harding Tripp, "Find A Grave Index"

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France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


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1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

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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