Clarence Tripp

23 May 1881–5 October 1969 (Age 88)
Oxford, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence

When Clarence Tripp was born on 23 May 1881, in Oxford, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, George Henry Tripp, was 22 and his mother, Emma Louisa Rich, was 24. He married Florence May Strout on 20 August 1904, in Crescent Lake, Casco, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Casco, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 40 years and Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1950. He died on 5 October 1969, at the age of 88, and was buried in Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Clarence Tripp
Florence May Strout
Marriage: 20 August 1904
Harvey L Tripp
Vernon Q Tripp
Bernice Ida Tripp
William L Tripp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1904Crescent Lake, Casco, Cumberland, Maine, United States
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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1898 · Sinking of USS Maine
    Age 17
    During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
    Age 23
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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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    Sources (26)

    • Clarance Tripp, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Clarence Tripp, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Clarence Tripp, "United States Census, 1920"

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