Derwood Augustus Trippett

19 June 1917–26 January 1969 (Age 51)
Spangler, Randolph, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Derwood Augustus

When Derwood Augustus Trippett was born on 19 June 1917, in Spangler, Randolph, West Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Donntin Trippett, was 41 and his mother, Lillian Ellen McCroskey, was 27. He married Eleanor Mabel Miller before 1939. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Morgan Magisterial District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 26 January 1969, in Barberton, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Derwood Augustus Trippett
Eleanor Mabel Miller
Marriage: before 1939
Charles Derwood Trippett Sr.
Dale Trippett
Dale Trippett

Spouse and Children

before 1939


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 14

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a schemer or trickster, from Middle English tripet(t), Old French tripot ‘malicious plot’, ‘trick’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Derwood Trippett in household of Harley R Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Derwood Trippett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Derwood Trippett in household of Charles D Trippett, "United States Census, 1920"

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