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862. Benjamin Franklin TRIPP was born on 23 Mar 1804 in Westport, Bristol, MA. He died on 7 Nov 1889 in Westport, Bristol, MA. He was christened. !Randall, Joseph Tripp 14,29; Hurd, History of Bristol Co., MA [1883], 2:703. He was a farmer and had had limited education. He was a highway surveyor for many years and was on the committee of public landing for 25 years. He was a Universalist in tendency.

He was married to Patience GIFFORD on 11 Dec 1834 in Westport, Bristol, MA. Patience GIFFORD was born on 2 Jun 1806 in Westport, Bristol, MA. She died on 23 Jan 1878 in Westport, Bristol, MA. She was christened. !Randall, Joseph Tripp 29; Hurd, History of Bristol Co., MA, 703. She was dau of Richard and Rebecca (Cook) Tripp. Benjamin Franklin TRIPP and Patience GIFFORD had the following children:

child1886 i. Rebecca Cook TRIPP was born on 9 Dec 1835 in Westport, Bristol, MA. She died on 8 May 1892 in Little Compton, Newport, RI. She was christened. She m. 17 Sep 1855 at Little Compton RI Barney Gifford, b. there 13 Feb 1828; d. there, son of Robin and Bethana (Dyer) Gifford. Issue. (Randall, Joseph Tripp 29, DOB as 1845,54; Hurd, History of Bristol Co., MA 2:703, POD as Adamsville RI; Cathy Tripp [m]).
child1887 ii. Phebe Dwelley TRIPP was born on 19 Sep 1837 in Westport, Bristol, MA. She died on 31 Mar 1921 in New Bedford, Bristol, MA. She was christened. ! She d. unm. (Randall, Joseph Tripp 29; Hurd).
child1888 iii. Edwin Irving TRIPP was born on 26 Nov 1838 in Westport, Bristol, MA. He died on 6 Jun 1914 in New Bedford, Bristol, MA. He was christened. ! He m. at Westport MA 15 Jan 1865 Mary Eliza Brownell, b. Warwick RI 1 Jul1842; d. New Bedford MA 19 Aug 1914, dau of Alanson P. and Mary A. (Sherman) Brownell. No issue. ! (Randall, Joseph Tripp 29,55; Hurd, Bristol Co.)
child1889 iv. Mary Almy TRIPP was born on 16 Jun 1840 in Westport, Bristol, MA. She was christened. She died in New Bedford, Bristol, MA. ! She m. at Westport MA 20 Jul 1860 Charles Henry Brownell, b. Westport 23 Apr 1826; d. New Bedford 6 Jul 1913, a carriage maker and grocer, son of Alanson P. and Mary A. (Sherman) Brownell. Children, surname Brownell: 1. Elmer W. 2. Ulysses G. (Randall, Joseph Tripp 29,55; Hurd, Bristol co., 703).
child+1890 v. Cook Gifford TRIPP.
child+1891 vi. John Richard TRIPP.