Edna L Triplett

1892–May 1985 (Age 93)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Edna L

When Edna L Triplett was born in 1892, in Maryland, United States, her father, Horace Eli Triplett, was 28 and her mother, Burganette "Nettie" Dell, was 26. She lived in District 2 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. She died in May 1985, in Marriottsville, Howard, Maryland, United States, at the age of 93.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. In part it may be an Anglicized spelling of French Triplet, a reduced form of Tripelet, from a derivative of the Old French verb tripier ‘to hop’, ‘to skip’, hence a nickname for a dancer or acrobat.

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

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  • Edna L Triplett in household of Horace C Triplett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna L Triplett in household of Horace E Triplett, "United States Census, 1910"

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