Albert Humpston Triplett

14 May 1839–19 March 1888 (Age 48)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Albert Humpston

When Albert Humpston Triplett was born on 14 May 1839, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Hore Triplett Jr., was 40 and his mother, Eleanor "Nellie" T. Samuel, was 38. He married Margaret Armstrong Barnes on 5 October 1867, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Fleming, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died on 19 March 1888, in Sheldon, Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Avola Cemetery, Drywood Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Humpston Triplett
1839–1888
Margaret Armstrong Barnes
1850–1928
Marriage: 5 October 1867
Charles William Triplett
1868–1967
Susan Catherine Triplett
1870–1952
Bert Triplett
1872–1948
Oscar Triplett
1875–1952
Allie Triplett
1878–1884
Minnie Dora Triplett
1880–1964
Henry Triplett
1882–1973
Claude Triplett
1885–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1867
Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 11

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1860

Age 21

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Albert H Triplet in household of Jno H Triplet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Albert Triplett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert Triplett, "United States Census, 1870"

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