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
Margaret Armstrong Barnes
Marriage: 5 October 1867
Charles William Triplett
Susan Catherine Triplett
Bert Triplett
Oscar Triplett
Allie Triplett
Minnie Dora Triplett
Henry Triplett
Claude Triplett

Spouse and Children

5 October 1867
Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


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.

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.

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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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