Biography of E. W. Tripp
Castle Rock, Dakota County, MN Biographies

E. W. Tripp was born September 17th, 1850, in Erie county, New York. His father, George Tripp, was born in 1818, and reached Hastings, Minnesota, in 1856, coming to Chicago by rail, driving his own team to Dunleith, thence by the steamer "Lady Franklin" to Hastings. Made a claim of one hundred and sixty acres in Castle Rock, and built a small house, into which he moved his family. He was twice married; his second wife was Caroline Slocum. whom he married in 1848. E. W. Tripp is a son of this union, who was married to Miss Julia A. Potter in 1877. Edwin F. and Harry B. are their children. The father, George Tripp, died November 19th, 1879.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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