When Mary Sophia Tripp was born in 1837, in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, David Davenport Tripp, was 41 and her mother, Nancy Rounds Tripp, was 36. She married Isaac Gifford Jr on 13 June 1860, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 10 September 1907, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 70.
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.