Alice Newton Tripp

Female16 June 1834–24 October 1851

Brief Life History of Alice Newton

When Alice Newton Tripp was born on 16 June 1834, in Nassau, Rensselaer, New York, United States, her father, Gideon Abraham Tripp III, was 34 and her mother, Zada Davids, was 32. She married Amariah Sanborn on 26 June 1850, in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States. She lived in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1850. She died on 24 October 1851, in Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 17.

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Amariah Sanborn
Alice Newton Tripp
Marriage: 26 June 1850

Sources (4)

  • Alice Tripp in household of Gideon Tripp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alice N. Tripp, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Alice N. Tripp, "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"

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  • Marriage
    26 June 1850Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States
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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (4)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 2

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 3

    Michigan is the 26th state.


    Age 12

    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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