Sarah Ann Tripp

Female3 May 1845–4 October 1941

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Tripp was born on 3 May 1845, in Northumberland, Canada West, British Colonial America, her father, Ezra Woodworth Tripp, was 39 and her mother, Catherine Bilow, was 42. She married Thomas Douglas Butts on 28 September 1863, in Kinmount, Peterborough, Canada West, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Judicial Township 1, Shasta, California, United States in 1940. She died on 4 October 1941, in Redding, Shasta, California, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Redding, Shasta, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Douglas Butts
Sarah Ann Tripp
Marriage: 28 September 1863
James Isburt Butts
Thomas Ezra Butts
Isaac Henry Butts
George Wesley Butts
Henry Herbert Butts
Edith Butts
Randolph Wallace Butts
Gertrude M. Butts
Clayton David Butts

Sources (28)

  • Sarah Ann Tripp in entry for Clayton David Butts, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Sarah A Brower in household of L L Brower, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah N. Tripp in entry for G. W. Butts and Avis Leona Peckham, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1863Kinmount, Peterborough, Canada West, British Colonial America
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 22

    Historical Boundaries 1867 - 1882: Lake, Oregon, United States 1882: Klamath, Oregon, United States

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 25

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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