Tripp Family of Lincolnshire, England and Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
John Tripp b 1575, Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England. He md Isabel Moses abt 1608, daughter of Nicholas Moses. She was b abt 1584.
Child of John Tripp and Isabel Moses was:

John Tripp [a] b 1610, Northumberland, England, d 28 Oct 1678, Portsmouth, Newport, RI. He md Mary Paine abt 1638, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, daughter of Anthony Paine. She was b abt 1619, prob England, d 12 Feb 1686/87, Portsmouth, Newport, RI.
Children of John Tripp and Mary Paine were:

  • John Tripp b 1640.
  • Peleg Tripp b 1642, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d 18 Jan 1714; md Anne Sisson.
  • Joseph Tripp b 1644, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d 27 Nov 1718; md Mehitable Fish 1667.
  • Mary Tripp b 1646, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d aft 1716; md [1] Gershom Wordell, and [2] Jonathan Gatchell 1683.
  • Elizabeth Tripp b 1648, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d aft 1701; md Zuriel Hall.
  • Alice Tripp b 1650, Portsmouth, Newport, RI; md William Hall 1671.
  • Isabel Tripp b 1651, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d bef 1716; md Samson Sherman 1675.
  • Abiel Tripp b 1653, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d 10 Sep 1684; md Deliverance Hall 1679.
  • James Tripp b 1656, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d 30 May 1730, Dartmouth, MA; md [1] Mercy Lawton 1682, [2] Lydia, and [3] Elizabeth Cudworth 1702.
  • Martha Tripp b 1658, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d 1717; md Samuel Sherman 1681.
  • Sylvanus Tripp b 1660, Portsmouth, Newport, RI; md Margaret Diamond.

John Tripp b 1640, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d 20 Nov 1719, S. Kingstowne, Washington, RI. He md Susanna Anthony 7 Sep 1665, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, daughter of John Anthony and Susanna Potter.
Children of John Tripp and Susanna Anthony were:

  • Susanna Tripp b 1667; md Thomas Potter 30 Jan 1686/87.
  • Mary Tripp b 9 Dec 1670.
  • John Tripp b abt 1672, Portsmouth, Newport, RI.
  • Othniel Tripp b abt 1675, Portsmouth, Newport, RI
  • Benjamin Tripp b 21 Feb 1677, Portsmouth, Newport, RI, d bef 2 Jul 1754, Bristol, RI; md Elizabeth Potter 1707.
  • Lott Tripp b abt 1680, Portsmouth, Newport, RI.
Mary Tripp b 9 Dec 1670, Portsmouth, Newport, RI. She md John Potter abt 1692, son of Nathaniel Potter and Elizabeth Stokes.

a. A carpenter by trade, he was admitted an inhabitant of the island of Aquidneck in 1638, and the following year, he and 28 others signed the compact "we, whose names are underwritten, do acknowledge ourselves the legal subjects of his Majesty King Charles, and in his name do hereby bind ourselves into a civil body politio, unto his laws according to matters of justice." Granted 3 acres of land in 1643, he served as Deputy on 13 occasions between 1648 and 1672. On 6 Feb 1660, he gave testimony, giving his age as 49 years, and that he had heard his uncle, Robert Potter, say that he had sold a certain house and land to John Anthony. He served as Assistant in 1670, and 1673-75, and held many other offices. In his will, proved 28 Oct 1678, he left all of his estate, consisting of lands, goods and chattels, movable and immovable, to wife Mary, during her natural life, "only my old house excepted, or north end of my building, which I have given to my son John Tripp formerly"; also to son John Tripp he bequeathed a house, lot, and ten acres of land, and meadows at Hog Island, etc.; to his son Abiel Tripp, he gave part of a building with lot adjoining, and other land, and that Abiel make certain payment to his brothers Peleg and Joseph; to his son James Tripp he left a portion of a share of land at Dartmouth, and to daughter Martha he bequeathed money.
GL: One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families, by John Osborne Austin, 1893, p 246-247.
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