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Sylvanus Tripp

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, Colonial America
Death: Died in Kittery, York, Maine, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Kittery, York County, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Tripp, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island and Mary Tripp
Husband of Margaret Tripp
Father of Joanna Hanna Tripp; Sylvanus Tripp; Margaret Tripp; Samuel Tripp; Thomas Tripp and 5 others
Brother of Samuel Tripp; John Tripp, II; Peleg Tripp, Sr.; Joseph A. Tripp; Mary Wodell and 7 others

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About Sylvanus Tripp

Sylvanus TRIPP was born in 1662 in Kittery, York, MA Bay (ME), or England. He died in 1741 in Kittery, York, MA Bay (ME). He was christened. He was buried in Kittery, York, ME. ! The name TRIPE was used for the first 4 generations, but later descendants used TRIPP. Maine was part of MA at this time. Sylvanus, a weaver, bought land from Margaret's mother that later was known as Tripe's Point and is now part of Kittery Navy Yard. His will, written 29 Dec 1714, proven 10 May 1716, left his entire estate to wife Margaret for mainte- nance for herself and their eight children who were named (GDMNH 694; Maine Wills 188-190) as Willian Tripe, Silvanus Tripe, Samuel Tripe, Thomas Tripe, Robert Tripe, Ionna Pope, Margaret Tripe and Mary Tripe. Inventory L212:06:0. Randall says that he is perhaps the youngest son of John of Newport, but dates tend to make this unrealistic. (Old Kittery and her Families, 83; Jewett, Maquire Anc., 273-283; Valentine 139-140, additional land rec; GDMNH 694; Catherine Briggs, date of death as 1716; Sybil Noyes et al, "Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire" [Baltimore, 1983] 694; Randall, Sylvanus Tripp, unp. ms at New Bedford Library).

He was married to Margaret DIAMOND in 1695 in Maine. Margaret DIAMOND died in Jan 1741/42 in Kittery, York, ME. She was born. She was christened. ! Daughter of William Diamond, the will of Margaret Tripe of Kittery, York, MA Bay, was written 4 Jan 1741/2 and proved 19 Jan 1741/2 (GDMNH 694; William M. Sargent, ME Wills [Portland ME 1887] 435-7). In it were mentioned grandchildren Samuel Tripe, Abigail Tripe, Anna Tripe and William Tripe, the children of son Silvanus; son Thomas Tripe; son Robert Tripe; dau Joanna Pope; dau Margaret Fernald; dau Mary Follet; grandson Samuel Tripe, son of son Samuel Tripe dec.; son Robert Tripe; grandson Thomas Tripe; grand dau Margaret Tripe; grand dau Margaret Pope; grandson William Fernald; children of son Samll Tripe dec. - Sarah Tripe and Anne Tripe. Son Robert Tripe was sole executor. The inventory of 17 Feb 1741-2 was L523:4:2. (Valentine, Tripp Wills, 141; Catherine L. Briggs in statement for Piscatagua Pioneers; GDMNH 694).

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Sylvanus Tripp's Timeline

Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, Colonial America
Age 36
Kittery, York, ME
October 9, 1699
Age 39
Ipswich, MA, USA
Age 40
Kittery, York, ME
April 13, 1704
Age 44
Kittery, York, ME
May 12, 1706
Age 46
Kittery, York, ME
April 2, 1708
Age 48
Kittery, York, ME
September 4, 1710
Age 50
Kittery, York, ME, USA
Age 52