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Durham's Creek, NC Cemeteries

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Tripp Cemetery
Est. 1750


[Photo taken by Robert E. Tripp III]

Location:  Core Point, NC    [Latitude: 35.42 North; Longitude: 76.84 West]
Directions: See Google Maps
Description:  This cemetery is well maintained.

Information has been recorded as written on the tombstones.  Any additional info known by family members and/or research of public records has been noted in the "Notes" column.  Click on underlined names to see a photograph of the headstone.

NOTE: This may not represent all the  tombstones in this cemetery.  If anyone has photos of stones that are not listed on this page please send them to me for inclusion on this site.

PLOT NAME BIRTH DEATH INSCRIPTION NOTES
A 09 Barber, Alex Warren 11 Feb 1884 21 Mar 1957

Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.
Matt. 5:8

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Maude E. Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 09 Barber, Maude Tripp 29 Oct 1895 20 Dec 1981

Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.
Matt. 5:8

Father:  Nathan Tripp
Mother:  
Spouse:  Alex Warren Barber

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 11 Barber, Ada 26 Dec 1913 30 Nov 1921

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  [died young; never married]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 12 Barber, Abram Nathan 5 Oct 1911 27 Jul 1959

North Carolina
Pfc HQ & HQ Det
World War II


[RBD:  Veteran's Marker]

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 13 Paul, Verona B. 8 Jan 1900 12 May 1979

Mama

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 14 Campbell, Gabrielle Tripp
[Gabrielle May Tripp]
28 Dec 1911 27 Nov 1993

He Restoreth My Soul.

Father:  Edwin Reade Tripp
Mother:  Gabrielle May Styron
Spouse:  Tom Campbell

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 15 Bonner, Mary E. [Elizabeth] 26 Feb 1894 21 Apr 1960

Dau. of Robert T. & Rebecca T. Bonner

Father:  Robert Tripp Bonner
Mother:  Rebecca Tripp
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 16 Bonner, Rebecca Tripp 26 Oct 1859 10 Nov 1926

Such mothers have made this country great.

Father:  William Henry Tripp
Mother:  Araminta Clementine Guilford
Spouse:  Robert Tripp Bonner (her 1st cousin)

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 16 Bonner, Robert Tripp 7 Oct 1854 24 Oct 1919

He loved his home, family, and country.

Father:  John Bryan Bonner
Mother:  Mary Elizabeth Tripp
Spouse:  Rebecca Tripp (his 1st cousin)

Robert Tripp Bonner was a Founding Member of the NC SAR Society - NC #1.  His Patriot Ancestor was his gg grandfather - Col. James Bonner, Founder of Washington, NC.

The NCSSAR was founded 22 Feb 1911 in Washington, NC.  R.T. Bonner was present.  He was the first Secretary of the NCSSAR.

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 17 Bonner, Mary Elizabeth [Tripp] 25 Oct 1823 12 Jul 1879

 

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Sarah Sparrow
Spouse:  John Bryan Bonner

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 18 Bonner, J. B., Sr. [John Bryan] 6 Dec 1821 30 Apr 1871

Gone but not forgotten.

Father:  John Young Bonner
Mother:  Mary Elizabeth Bryan
Spouse:  Mary Elizabeth Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 21 Tripp, Alonzo 20 Feb 1847 3 Oct 1921

Pvt Co A 67 NC State Trp
Confederate States Army


[RBD:  Veteran's Marker]

Father:  Robert Tripp, Jr.
Mother:  Sallie Sparrow Nelson
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 27 Haynes, Vera Tripp
[Vera Henrietta Tripp]
15 Dec 1908 30 Sep 1989

Not My Will But Thine Be Done.

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Josephine Lewis
Spouse:  Lewis Austin Haynes

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
A 27 Haynes, Lewis Austin 20 Jan 1904 6 Nov 1989

Not My Will But Thine Be Done.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Vera Henrietta Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 10 Paul, Claude W. 24 Aug 1887 3 Feb 1968

Gone But Not Forgotten.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Lillian Bonner

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 11 Paul, Lillian B. [Bonner] 10 Jun 1885 13 Jan 1929

She is asleep, not dead.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Claude W. Paul

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 12 Paul, Infant    

Baby boy
Son of C. W. & Lillian Paul

Father:  Claude W. Paul
Mother:  Lillian Bonner
Spouse:  [died as infant]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 13 Godwin, Clarissa [Tripp] 24 Nov 1854 26 Sep 1894

Gone, but not forgotten.

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Sarah Ann Whitford
Spouse:  Edward Godwin

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 14 Baker, Thaddeus 31 May 1852 15 Jun 1919

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Hannah White

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 15 Baker, Hannah [White] 11 Oct 1856 7 Dec 1919

Wife of Thaddeus Baker

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Thaddeus Baker

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 16 Tripp, Joseph 5 Apr 1824 10 Oct 1892

 

Father:  Robert Tripp, Jr.
Mother:  Clarissa Barlowe Sparrow
Spouse:  Sarah Ann Whitford

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 17 Tripp, Sarah A. [Ann Whitford] 27 Jul 1827 25 Apr 1875

In memory of Our Mother

Wife of Joseph Tripp

Gone but not forgotten

Father:  Nathan Whitford
Mother:  Hannah Bright
Spouse:  Joseph Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 27 Rumer, Shirley Haynes
[RBD:  This photo was cropped from the background of another photo.  It is partially obscured by the primary stone.]
13 Aug 1931 20 Aug 1995

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Ralph R. Rumer

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 27 Rumer, Ralph R.
[RBD:  This photo was cropped from the background of another photo.  It is partially obscured by the primary stone.]
22 Jun 1931  

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Shirley Haynes

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
B 28 Kornegay, Matthew J. 15 Apr 1941 4 Jun 1993

"Jay"

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 07 Tripp, Dora [Minnie] Beddard 17 May 1912 19 Sep 1979

 

Father:  C. O. Beddard
Mother:  Perrie/Carrie A. Huddath(?)
Spouse:  Samuel Jack Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 07 Tripp, Samuel Jack 14 Sep 1910 20 Mar 1976

 

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Josephine Lewis
Spouse:  Dora Minnie Beddard

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 09 Tripp, Joseph Daniel 2 Jun 1946 23 Nov 1973
[drowned in Pamlico River]

Not my will, but Thine be done.

Father:  Samuel Jack Tripp
Mother:  Dora Minnie Beddard
Spouse:  [never married]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 10 Tripp, Joseph 14 Aug 1867 15 Jul 1935

They faithfully belived that Jesus was the Christ.

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Sarah Ann Whitford
Spouse:  Josephine Lewis

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 10 Tripp, Josephine Lewis 22 Feb 1881 22 Sep 1970

They faithfully belived that Jesus was the Christ.

Father:  Joseph Allen Lewis
Mother:  Henrietta Fleming
Spouse:  Joseph Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 10 Tripp, Infant 18 Apr 1902 19 Apr 1902

Infant Son of Joseph & Josephine Tripp
At Rest.

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Josephine Lewis
Spouse:  [died as infant]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 11 Tripp, Sylvenia Pipkin
[Sylvenia Catherine Pipkin]
15 Aug 1862 6 Dec 1927

Wife of Nathan Tripp

At rest in her Savior.

Father:  Isaac Hughes Pipkin
Mother:  Zacheus Ellen Paul
Spouse:  Nathan Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 12 Tripp, Nathan 8 Oct 1851 21 Apr 1907

It breaks my heart
tis hard to part
With one who was
so kind,
But he is gone
in dust he lies,
And I am left behind.

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Sarah Ann Whitford
1st Spouse:  [unknown]
2nd Spouse:  Sylvenia Catherine Pipkin

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 16 Tripp, Araminta G.
 [Araminta Clementine Guilford]
16 Aug 1833 27 Feb 1897

 

Father:  Noah Wilson Guilford
Mother:  Rebecca Gainer
Spouse:  William Henry Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 17 Tripp, W. H. [William Henry] 8 Feb 1820 18 Mar 1881

Capt.
Co. B, 40 Reg.
N.C.T.

We love thy memory.

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Sarah Sparrow
Spouse:  Araminta Clementine Guilford

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 18 Tripp, Thomas 2 Apr 1861 10 Aug 1873

Son of W.H. & A.G. Tripp

Asleep in Jesus.

Father:  William Henry Tripp
Mother:  Araminta Clementine Guilford
Spouse:  [died young; never married]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 21 Styron, Evelyn Tripp 29 Jan 1846 5 Oct 1916

Evelyn Tripp Styson

[RBD: mistakenly cut as Styson]

Father:  Robert Tripp, Jr.
Mother:  Sallie Sparrow Nelson
Spouse:  David Chadwick Styron

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 22 Tripp, Sallie S. [Sparrow Nelson] 21 Nov 1811 8 Jun 1889

 

Father:  Robert C. Nelson
Mother:  Rhesa Sparrow
Spouse:  Robert Tripp, Jr.

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 23 Tripp, Robert, Jr. 22 Oct 1797 22 Sep 1850

Aged 52 years & 11 mo

Father:  Robert Tripp
Mother:  Grace Daw
1st Spouse:  Clarissa Barlowe Sparrow
2nd Spouse:  Sallie Sparrow Nelson

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 27 Wallace, Clevie [Lillian] Tripp 28 Jun 1905 17 Nov 1995

God is eternal love.
They Faithfully believed in Jesus the Christ.

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Josephine Lewis
Spouse:  Kelley Wallace

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
C 27 Wallace, Kelley 16 Dec 1907 3 Apr 1979

God is eternal love.
They Faithfully believed in Jesus the Christ.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Clevie Lillian Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 07 Tripp, Alton Parker 18 Sep 1907 24 Dec 1979

 

Father:  Edwin Reade Tripp
Mother:  Gabrielle May Styron
Spouse:  Nellie Louise Correll

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 08 Tripp, Bessie [Vinton] 11 Dec 1909 30 Oct 1912

A little flower of love
That blossomed but to die;
Transplanted now above,
To bloom with God on high.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  [died young]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 09 Tripp, Gabrielle M.
[Gabrielle May Styron]
18 Sep 1873 1 Jan 1912

Wife of E. R. Tripp

To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Father:  David Chadwick Styron
Mother:  Saraphine Victoria Guilford
Spouse:  Edwin Reade Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 10 Tripp, Edwin R. [Reade] 8 May 1873 25 Dec 1943

Gone, but not forgotton.

Father:  William Henry Tripp
Mother:  Araminta Clementine Guilford
1st Spouse:  Gabrielle May Styron
2nd Spouse:  Lela Victoria Styron

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 11 Tripp, Lela Styron
[Lela Victoria Styron]
18 Sep 1877 29 May 1946

Wife of Edwin Tripp

Great loves live on.

Father:  David Chadwick Styron
Mother:  Saraphine Victoria Guilford
Spouse:  Edwin Reade Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 12 Styron, O. R. [Oscar Reid] 15 Aug 1875 14 Dec 1939

His toils are in another world done.  He fought, he hath the victory won.

Father:  David Chadwick Styron
Mother:  Saraphine Victoria Guilford
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 13 Tripp, Benjamin E. [Ella] 24 Nov 1857 18 Jan 1906

C.B.H.

Asleep in Jesus

Father:  William Henry Tripp
Mother:  Araminta Clementine Guilford
Spouse:  Katherine Lee Piver

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 14 Tripp, Fay 9 Feb 1900 11 Jun 1902

Dau. of B.E. & K.L. Tripp

Father:  Benjamin Ella Tripp
Mother:  Katherine Lee Piver
Spouse:  [died young]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 15 Tripp, Josephus 1 Feb 1898 15 Jun 1900

Son of B.E. & K.L. Tripp

God _____ from my bosom to His own.

Father:  Benjamin Ella Tripp
Mother:  Katherine Lee Piver
Spouse:  [died young]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 18 Sparrow, William Smith 1879 1880

 

Father:  Richard Donald Sparrow
Mother:  Nancy Ellen Ross
Spouse:  [died young]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 18 Sparrow, Joe Trip 1884 1893

 

Father:  Richard Donald Sparrow
Mother:  Nancy Ellen Ross
Spouse:  [died young]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 18 Sparrow, Will 1892 1904

 

Father:  Richard Donald Sparrow
Mother:  Nancy Ellen Ross
Spouse:  [died young]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 18 Sparrow, Ellison 1898 1904

 

Father:  Richard Donald Sparrow
Mother:  Nancy Ellen Ross
Spouse:  [died young]

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 18 Sparrow, Richard Donald 1849 1910

 

Father:  William Josephus Sparrow
Mother:  Lavinia Tripp
Spouse:  Nancy Ellen Ross

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 18 Sparrow, Nancy Ross
[Nancy Ellen Ross]
1861 1944

 

Father:  William Riley Ross
Mother:  Frances Maxfield Galloway
Spouse:  Richard Donald Sparrow

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
D 27 Tripp, Robert. 1722
[in Providence, RI]
30 Dec 1800

ROBERT TRIPP
SON OF
ROBERT TRIPP & WIFE
ALICE ANTHONY
BORN IN
PROVIDENCE, R. I. 1722
DIED ON CORE POINT IN 1800
MARRIED GRACE DAW
GREATGRAND DAUGHTER OF
NICHOLAS DAW,
ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF BATH, N. C.
DELEGATE TO HALIFAX CONGRESS NOV 1776.
APPOINTED JUSTICE OF THE PEACE UNDER FIRST STATE CONSTITUTION
MEMBER OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY 1778

Erected by the Colonel James Bonner Society Children of the American Revolution and the Descendants of Robert Tripp.

Father:  Robert Tripp
Mother:  Alice Anthony
Spouse:  Grace Daw

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 01 Tripp, Gilbert Allen 5 Jul 1903 17 May 1967

 

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Josephine Lewis
Spouse:  Eleanor Elizabeth Bible

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 02 Tripp, Eleanor Elizabeth [Bible] 9 Nov 1907 3 Apr 2006

 

Father:  Hubert Berton Bible
Mother:  Lillie Ailshie Bible
Spouse:  Gilbert Allen Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 03 Bible, Lillie Ailshie 15 Oct 1882 17 May 1977

Wife of Hubert Berton Bible
Mother of Elizabeth Tripp, Lilian Cavenauch, Huberta Bales, John Hubert Bible

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Hubert Berton Bible

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 08 Styron, John S. [Stanley] 9 Jun 1860 31 Jan 1944

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Sallie _______

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 08 Styron, Sallie 23 Mar 1864 19 Oct 1930

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  John Stanley Styron

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 10 White, Carlos Lee 13 Jul 1903 26 Oct 1981

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Gladys Marie Jones

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 10 White, Gladys Jones
[Gladys Marie Jones]
16 Jun 1922 18 Jun 1984

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Carlos Lee White

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 17 Pipkin, John I. 9 May 1891 26 Apr 1917

A pius one from us has gone.
 Who we loved is stilled.
 A vacant place is in our home that cannot be filled.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 18 Dunn, Mary S. 11 May 1870 28 Jan 1926

Wife of A. H. Pipkins

At rest.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Andrew H. Pipkins

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 19 Pipkin, Andrew H. 27 Apr 1865 22 Nov 1937

At rest.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Mary S. Dunn

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 23 Pipkin, Andy F. [Andrew F.] 27 Apr 1899 19 Jul 1960

Our loved one.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Verona Moore

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 24 Pipkin Verona Moore 18 Aug 1901 22 Nov 1978

Loved Mother.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Andrew F. Pipkin

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 25 Pipkin, Andrew F., Jr. 2 Jul 1928 6 Oct 2005

In Loving Memory of

Father:  Andrew F. Pipkin
Mother:  Verona Moore
Spouse:  Ruby K______

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
E 25 Pipkin, Ruby K. 10 Oct 1930 2 Oct 2002

In Loving Memory of

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Andrew F. Pipkin, Jr.

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
F 01 Potter, James 16 Mar 1843 22 May 1923

Awaiting the resurrection.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Sallie B. Potter

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
F 02 Potter, Sallie B. 10 Nov 1863 21 May 1930

Wife of James Potter

Mother at rest.

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  James Potter

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
F 08 Styron, Joseph A. 20 Jul 1895 10 Jun 1972

North Carolina
Pvt US Army
World War I


[RBD:  Veteran's Marker]

Father:  John Stanley Styron
Mother:  Sallie ________
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
G 01 Bennett, Jane Mixon 16 Mar 1855 17 Apr 1922

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
G 02 Hale, Oswald C. 14 Aug 1914 10 Jan 1954

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
G 04 Warren, Mattie Hale 27 Oct 1883 1 Jan 1965

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
G 05 Hale, Harvey 12 May 1869 19 Apr 1938

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
G 06 Mixon, George H. 8 Jan 1885 20 Feb 1923

 

Father:  George W. Mixon
Mother:  Amanda Ellen Mixon
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
G 06 Paul, Belle P. Mixon 26 Dec 1887 5 Jan 1982

 

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
G 15 Tripp, Mildred A. [Jones] 8 Sep 1923 6 Mar 2008

Justified . . .
       Sanctified . . .
   Glorified!

Father:  
Mother:  
Spouse:  Dumay Benjamin Tripp

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III
G 15 Tripp, Dumay B. [Benjamin] 1 Jun 1914 30 Jul 2007

Justified . . .
       Sanctified . . .
   Glorified!

Father:  Joseph Tripp
Mother:  Josephine Lewis
Spouse:  Mildred A. Jones

Photo by Robert E. Tripp III

Note:  There are also many photos of this cemetery found on TrippFamily.org

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Last Updated:  August 8, 2009
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