About Benoni Tripp
Acus was son of Benoni Tripp and Elizabeth Mosher who married on 21 Nov 1728 at Little Compton, Newport, RI. Benoni was probably born ca 1706, son of Job Tripp and a first wife who must have married prior to 1706. This wife apparently died and Job married second Elizabeth Sweet, daughter of James Sweet and Jane Browning. Job was the son of Peleg Tripp and Anne Sisson; Peleg the son of John Tripp and Mary Paine.
The children of Job and his first wife are:
1. Job Jr. b 1701
2. Isaac, b 1704, m Sarah Dow
3. Mehitable, bc 1705
4. Benoni, b 1706, m Elizabeth Mosher
5. Ann, bc 1707, m Robert John Moon 1729 Kingston
6. Mary, bc 1709, m John Dawley 1730
7. Phebe, bc 1710, m William Rice 1730
8. William, bc 1712, m Mary Wilcox and Mary Waite
9. Abigail, bc 1713, m Henry Greene and Benjamin Tanner
96. Benoni TRIPP was born in 1705 in New Bedford, Bristol, MA. He died before 1752 in , RI. He was christened. He was buried. ! The Benoni Tripp who married at Newport, Rhode Island on 26 Jul 1764 RUTH SENTOR (Newport VR 2:209; Arnold 4:72) was aged 22-49 in the 1782 census (Jay Mack Holbrook, RI 1782 Census [Oxford MA 1979] 7) and is therefore a different person, possibly a son. The births of three sons of Benoni Tripp are recorded at Dartmouth, but nothing is known of his life thereafter. Newport census 1774 shows a Benoni with one male and one female over 16. (IGI RI; Arnold 4:65; Chamberlain 4 [m]; Pitman 419; Randall, Joseph Tripp 5, his lineage as perhaps Peleg, Joseph, John; IGI MA [b]).
He was married to Elizabeth MOSHER on 21 Nov 1728 in Little Compton, RI. Elizabeth MOSHER was born on 16 Apr 1697 in Tiverton, Newport, RI. She was christened. She died. She was buried. ! She was dau of Nicholas and Elizabeth Mosher. (Arnold 4:65 [m]; Chamberlain 4 [m]; Beaman 10:342, mar from probate of Nicholas Mosher of 1746 [Tiverton 2:260]).
Benoni Tripp's Timeline
North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island
October 7, 1731
Tiverton, Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
February 29, 1736
Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States
February 23, 1738
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States