Edward F. Tripp

Brief Life History of Edward F.

When Edward F. Tripp was born in 1820, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edward Tripp, was 32 and his mother, Lydia Nolton Cole, was 27. He married Lois Merrill on 24 December 1845, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Warren Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 7 August 1892, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Coburn Dewing Cemetery, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Edward F. Tripp
Lois Merrill
Marriage: 24 December 1845
Caroline Tripp
James F. Tripp

Sources (3)

  • Edward T Tripp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • E F Tripp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • E F Tripp, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1820 · Making Land more affordable

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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