Ruth Tripp

Female9 March 1723–

Brief Life History of Ruth

When Ruth Tripp was born on 9 March 1723, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, James Tripp Jr., was 28 and her mother, Anna Cook, was 27. She married Jedediah Tallman on 29 October 1739, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Jedediah Tallman
1721–
Ruth Tripp
1723–
Marriage: 29 October 1739

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ruth Tripp - birth: 9 March 1723;
  • Ruth Tripp, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ruth Tripp, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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  • Marriage
    29 October 1739Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
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    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English trip(pe) (n) ‘(to) dance; stumble’ (Old French tripe(r)), either an occupational name for a dancer, or a nickname for someone who had difficulty walking.

    English: metonymic occupational name from Middle English trip(e) ‘tripe’ (Old French tripe).

    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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