David R Tripp

Brief Life History of David R

When David R Tripp was born on 10 January 1848, in Whiteside, Illinois, United States, his father, Benjamin David Tripp, was 34 and his mother, Rutha Nance, was 24. He married Martha A. Alley on 9 November 1876, in Wilber, Saline, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Saline, Nebraska, United States in 1870 and Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1900. He died on 30 May 1911, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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David R Tripp
Martha A. Alley
Marriage: 9 November 1876
Agnes G Tripp
Leona Leota Tripp
Evie B Tripp
Ada Bertha Tripp
Herbert Matt Tripp

Sources (31)

  • David Trip, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David R Tripp, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • David R. Tripp, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

World Events (8)

1850 · California Is Admitted to Union

California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.


Historical Boundaries: 1856: Saline, Nebraska, United States 1867: Saline, Nebraska, United States


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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