Ida M. Patterson

4 January 1860–8 November 1943 (Age 83)
Pittsford, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ida M.

When Ida M. Patterson was born on 4 January 1860, in Pittsford, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, her father, Joseph B Patterson, was 26 and her mother, Sophrona M. Cunningham, was 25. She married Adelbert D. Tripp on 26 April 1879, in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States for about 15 years and Detroit Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 8 November 1943, in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Adelbert D. Tripp
Ida M. Patterson
Marriage: 26 April 1879
Otto Glen Tripp
Frederick Tripp
Eunice Blanche Tripp

Spouse and Children

26 April 1879
Hillsdale, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Sophrona M. Cunningham





    Anna L Patterson



    Jay J Patterson


    Bert Joughin


World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · The Railroad Refrigerator Car

Age 8

During the mid-19th century, attempts were made to ship perishable products by rail. The Western Railroad of Massachusetts was the first to experiment with the concept, but it was only functional in cold weather. In 1868, William Davis, of Detroit, patented a refrigerator car that used a frozen mixture of ice and salt to keep everything cold for shipment. It could be used in all weather and in all seasons. He sold the design to George H. Hammond, a Detroit meat packer, who built a set of cars to transport his products to Boston using ice from the Great Lakes for cooling.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 22

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from a pet form of Pate , a short form of Patrick .2 Irish: in Ulster of English or Scottish origin; in County Galway, a surname taken by bearers of Gaelic Ó Caisín ‘descendant of the little curly-headed one’ (from Gaelic casán), which is usually Anglicized as Cussane.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ida M Tripp in household of George Spaid, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida M Tripp in household of Adelbert Tripp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida Tripp in household of Adelbert Tripp, "United States Census, 1920"

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