Tripp, J.W.,



                                      Retired farmer, Liscomb; born in Onondaga Co., N.Y., Nov. 19, 1824; came to this county in May, 1855; owns forty acres of land. He was one of the four that brought the first printing press in Marshall Co., and with Thomas J. Wilson as editor, published at Albion the Iowa Central Journal; this paper became what is now the Marshall Times. He has held the office of Justice of the Peace, and laid out the town of Liscomb. He married Mrs. Betsey Sussmilch in 1873; she was born in New York; has one adopted son—Charles. Mrs. Tripp has five children by former marriage—Charles F., Hattie W., Henry G., Alice C. and Frederick M. Sussmilch.

                                      p.585, Liscomb Township




                             --Taken from “The History of Marshall County Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &r.,” and published by Western Historical Company of Chicago in 1878.


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