Tryphena Malcolm (1811-1884)

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Tryphena Malcolm House
House, Tryphena Malcolm Headstone.jpg
Croswell Cemetery, Sanilac, Michigan
Born: 20 Feb 1811 Ontario, Canada
Died: 29 Jan 1884 Buell, Michigan
Father: Daniel Malcolm
Mother: Rebecca Johnson
Siblings: Finlay Malcolm
James Malcolm
Phoebe Jane Malcolm
John Malcolm
Rachel Malcolm
J. Jeremiah Malcolm
Tryphena Malcolm
George Malcolm
Rebecca Malcolm
Spouse: James J. House
Married: 1 Dec 1828 London, Ontario
Children: Daniel House
Joseph House
Peter House
Nancy House
Finley House
Lemuel House
Jeremiah House
John House
Chauncey F. Howse
Rebecca Jane House
Almira House

Tryphena Malcolm was born February 20, 1811 of Oakland, Ontario, Canada to Daniel Malcolm and Rebecca Johnson.

Her siblings are Finlay, James, Phoebe, John, Rachel, J. Jeremiah, George and Rebecca Malcolm.

Tryphena married James J. House December 1, 1828 at London in Brantford Gore, Brant, Ontario, Canada.

Their children are Daniel, Joseph, Peter, Nancy, Finley, Lemuel, Jeremiah, Chauncey F., John House, Rebecca Jane and Almira House.

They moved to Buell Township, Sanilac, Michigan on February 1, 1862.

Tryphena died January 29, 1884 at Buell Township, Sanilac, Michigan.

She is buried in the Croswell Cemetery, Sanilac, Michigan.


  • Marriage: Early Anglican Church Registers, Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Marriages 1827-1847, Vol. I:
House, James J. of Oakland, London
Malcolm, Triphena of Oakland
London on December 1, 1828 at Brantford Gore
R. Lugger officiated
Witnesses: Charles Malcolm, Justus Smith, George Malcolm
  • 1851 Canada West Census, Twp. of Dereham, County of Oxford, ED 2, page 57, Line 31-41:
Jas House
Tryfena House, b. Canada W., New Co Methodist, 41, female, married
  • 1861 Canada West Census, Twp. of Dereham, County of Oxford, ED 4, page 92, lines 41-46:
J. House
T. House, wife, b. U Canada, NC Methodist, 49 female, married
  • Portrait and Biographical Album of Sanilac County, 1884, p. 313:
Finley's mother is Triphena Malcolm
his family came to Sanilac Co., February 1, 1862
  • 1870 Federal Census, Buell, Sanilac, Michigan, Page 5 dwelling 36 family 36, 22 June 1870:
House, James
, Euphenia, 59, female, keeping house, CAN, CAN, CAN
  • 1880 Federal Census, Buel, Sanilac, Michigan, page 17 dwelling 103 family 106, 14 Jun 1880:
Howes, James
, Tryphena, wife, married, female, white, 69, Canada, Keeping House, Canada, Canada
  • Death: Sanilac County, Michigan, Death Record, Book 1 Page 137, #52, lists:
House, Tryphena, female, white, married, housewife
Death Date: 29 January 1884, Buel, Michigan
Cause: Heart Disease
Age: 78 born in Canada
Father: Daniel Malcomb, of Canada
  • Gravestone in Croswell Cemetery, Sanilac, Michigan:
In memory of
Feb. 20, 1811
Jan. 29, 1884.
She was a tender mother here
And in her life the Lord did fear
We trust our loss will be her gain
And that with Christ...?.... [she'll rise again]
  • Burial Record:Headstone Search: Sanilac County
Tryphena House
TOWNSHIP: Lexington
CEMETERY: Croswell Village
DOB: 02/28/1811
DOD: 01/29/1884

MISC: OTHER: w/o James J - in memory of