Biography of Jackson Trippeer
Howard County, IN Biographies





JACKSON TRIPPEER, merchant at Cassville, carrying a $2,000 stock of goods, and doing a first class business, is the youngest of thirteen children born to John and Catharine (English) Trippeer, of French and Irish descent. His father came to Miami County, Ind., in 1844, and engaged in farming near Peru until his death in 1874. His mother was a prominent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Jackson Trippeer was born August 4, 1844, and farmed with his father and brother until November 14, 1866, when he was married to Alice Ann Conn, born February 14, 1849, daughter of Joseph and Alice Ann (Pierce) Conn, natives of Ohio. Mr. Trippeer continued to farm after his marriage until April, 1878, when he engaged in the mercantile business in Peru, Ind. There he remained thirteen months, when he sold his stock and removed to Rich Valley, Wabash County, where he continued in business about four years. He then removed his stock to Cassville, Howard County, where he is now located and doing a thriving business. Mr. and Mrs. Trippeer have had three children: William, born March 14, 1868; Ida (deceased), born November 25, 1870, and Lewis, born April 14, 1874. Mrs. Trippeer is a member of the United Brethren Church, and is one of its most prominent workers.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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