John Tripp II
6 FEB 1609
12 FEB 1677
Aged: 68 years
"Of Providence and Portsmouth. He was one of the Court Commissionersfor 1654, '55,'61,'63. Assistant 1648, '70, '71, '73, '74, '75. Deputy toGeneral Assembly 1664, '66, '67, '68, '69, '70, '72." --- (ESN, p. 147) Randall read a paper that appears to be a copy of John Tripp's ownstatement: "I, John Tripp, born Northumberland, son of John and Isabel(Moses)of Lincolnshire, born 1610, was apprenticed to the house ofcarpentry trade and with his Master Rand 1630." (Randall: James Tripp). "... left land in Dartmouth, Portsmouth,Narraganset & Westerly to children & grandchildren of which he had 11children and 79 grandchildren -- was a Quaker... after completing histime" [as apprentice (DEB)] "he marrie "There on the Island of Aquidneck, he and twenty-eight others, on30 April 1630, signed a compact for the establishment of a government,stating, 'We, whose names are underwritten, do acknowledge ourselves thelegal subjects of his Majesty Kin "As his sons reached maturity, he deeded a part of his lands to sonsPeleg and Joseph, so they could establish farms for themselves, Abstractsof these deeds are as follows: "John Tripp to Peleg Tripp Peleg Tripp afourth part of the share Lott. "John Tripp, stating his age at that time as about forty-nine, madea deposition in court on 6 February 1660 that he had heard his uncle,Robert Potter, say that he had sold a certain house and land to JohnAnthony. This statement serves to ide "The court of Commissions, on 8 Dec 1666, confirmed the sale, sometwenty-five years previously, of a three-acre parcel of land by RichardSearle of Portsmouth to Mary Tripp, wife of John Tripp, for a pint ofwine..she being unmarried at the tim The following year, on July 7, the town voted that it owed widowMary Tripp 24 shillings, and ordered it paid. "Stephen and Elizabeth(Wodell) Manchester, on 15 January 1685, gave receipt for the 10 poundlegacy (from the will of John Tripp "John Tripp to Joseph Tripp John Tripp of Colony of Plymouth.. onequarter share of Land lying...within Dartmouth that is purchassor itbeing the one halfe of that part of land which... John Tripp bought ofJohn Alden of.....Duxberry... to be th
John Tripp Witness William Hall, Junr., William Hall Senr."