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Rebecca Ray

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Virginia
Death: Died in Blount County, Tennessee
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Ray and Mary Paul
Wife of Benjamin Tipton, Lt.
Mother of Sally (Sarah) Tipton; Jacob Tipton; Benjamin Tipton and Margaret (Peggy) Tipton

Managed by: Patti Kay Gourley
Last Updated:

About Rebecca Ray

The Connection in East Tennessee By Izora Waters Frizzell, Olga Jones Edwards

http://books.google.com/books?id=u7wv8flHF2gC&pg=PA237&lpg=PA237&dq=William+Tipton+fighting+billy&source=bl&ots=pPkKb6kyxz&sig=aK3RcLhjColFB8oem4mwOugSMxA&hl=en&ei=KfLmTPrpD5KosQP22uixCw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBEQ6AEwADge#v=onepage&q=William%20Tipton%20fighting%20billy&f=false

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1114 Col. John Tipton came to Tenn. in Oct. 1782. His early power struggle with John Sevier is mentioned in all the Tenn. histories. Col. Tipton was born in 1732 on the Shenandoah in Va. His parents were Jonathan Tipton (b. 3-25-1699 d. abt 1759) and Sarah Pierce. He married 1st in 1753 Mary Butler who died 6-8-1776. Her father was killed by the Indians. His 2nd wife was Martha Moore.

Children of Col. John Tipton

1. Col. Jonathan b. 6-8-1776 d. 11-8.1858 m. 1st Lavina Williams 2nd Marg. Singleton

2. Samuel became the representative from Carter Co.

3. Benjamin m. 1st Rebecca Ray 2nd Rebecca Cusick

4. Capt. Abraham killed by the Indians near the falls of the Ohio, at age 26

5. Col. William (Fighting Billy) m. Phoebe Moore

6. Isaac moved from Cater Co. to Blount Co.

7. Capt. Jacob killed by Indians

8. Thomas had a dau. Ruth who m. Joshua Jobe. Jacob son of Thomas was killed by the Indians

9. John was a representative from Sullivan Co.

10. Abraham, son of 2nd wife died at age 30

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Rebecca Ray's Timeline

1760
1760
Virginia
1780
1780
Age 20
Abt. 1780
1781
1781
Age 21
Shenandoah Count, Virginia
1783
1783
Age 23
Shenandoah Count, Virginia
1785
1785
Age 25
Blount County, Tennessee
1787
1787
Age 27
Blount County, Tennessee
1794
1794
Age 34
Blount County, Tennessee
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