George Tripp

8 June 1898–about 1964 (Age 65)
Minden Township, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of George

When George Tripp was born on 8 June 1898, in Minden Township, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Reuben Tripp, was 30 and his mother, Emma Jane Heard, was 31. He lived in Victoria, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died about 1964, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 66.

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Reuben Tripp
Emma Jane Heard
Phillip Tripp
Alvina Tripp
Annie Tripp
Charles Tripp
Owen Tripp
George Tripp
Frances Tripp
Loretta Tripp

Parents and Siblings



    Phillip Tripp



    Annie Tripp


    Charles Tripp



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World Events (4)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 8

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 36

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 45

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern): metonymic occupational name for a dancer, or a nickname for someone with an odd gait, from Middle English trip(p)(en) ‘to step lightly, skip, or hop’ (Old French triper).2 English: metonymic occupational name for a butcher or tripe dresser, from Middle English, Old French trip(p)e ‘tripe’ (of unknown origin).3 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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Sources (1)

  • Essrom Tripp in household of Ruben Tripp, "Canada Census, 1901"

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