Phebe Jane Tripp

15 May 1856–25 June 1922 (Age 66)
Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Phebe Jane

When Phebe Jane Tripp was born on 15 May 1856, in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Alexander Augustus Tripp, was 33 and her mother, Emma A. Kay, was 18. She married George William Crapo on 15 October 1874, in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 June 1922, at the age of 66.

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George William Crapo
Phebe Jane Tripp
Marriage: 15 October 1874
Eva L Crapo
Gertrude Wyvil Crapo

Spouse and Children

15 October 1874
Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Ephalet Kay Tripp



    Alexander Augustus Tripp


    Bertha Sarah Tripp


    Helena Harriet Tripp


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Phebe J Tripp in household of Alexr A Tripp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Phebe J Tripp in household of Alex A Tripp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Phoebe J Crapo in household of George W Crapo, "United States Census, 1910"

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