Lawrence Edward Triplett

14 May 1910–11 September 1986 (Age 76)
Chariton, Lucas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lawrence Edward

When Lawrence Edward Triplett was born on 14 May 1910, in Chariton, Lucas, Iowa, United States, his father, George G Triplett, was 30 and his mother, Ida E Smith, was 20. He lived in Schuyler, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Prairie Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 11 September 1986, in Loves Park, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park, Winnebago, Illinois, United States.

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Lawrence Edward Triplett
Margaret Emogene Brown

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    George G Triplett


    Ida E Smith




    Goldie May Triplett



    Lloyd Harlen Triplett


    Lester C Tripplett


    Carl G Triplett


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 3

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. In part it may be an Anglicized spelling of French Triplet, a reduced form of Tripelet, from a derivative of the Old French verb tripier ‘to hop’, ‘to skip’, hence a nickname for a dancer or acrobat.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Triplett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence E Tripplett in household of George G Tripplett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lawrence H Triplett in household of George G Triplett, "United States Census, 1930"

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