Thomas Jefferson Tipton (1771 - 1845)

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Birthplace: Cedar Creek, Virginia
Death: Died in Walker County, Georgia
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A history of Tennessee and Tennesseans: the leaders and ..., Volume 8 By Will Thomas Hale, Dixon Lanier Merritt

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TIPTON FAMLY IN TENNESSEE.

"Colonel John Tipton was married 1750-1 to Mary Butler, daughter of Thomas Bulter, who was killed by the Indians on his farm on Cedar Creek, Shenandoah county, Va., at the beginning of the Revolutionary War. She bore him nine sons, to-wit; Samuel, Benjamin, Abraham, William, Isaac, Jacob, John, Thomas, Jonathan. Mary (Butler) Tipton died in Shenandoah coutny, June 8, 1776. July 22, 1777, Colonel Tipton was married to Marth (Denton) Moore, widow of Dr. James Moore, Shenandoah county. By her he had one son, who was killed in Clark's Expediton against the Indians 1782. Colonel Tipton is said to have had several daughters; whether by the first or second marriage is unknown, as are their names also. Col. John Tipton died, it is said, August, 1813, and, with his wife Martha, is buried on his farm on Sinking Creek, on the hill above the historic old house that still stands pratically unchanged since its erection before 1800. Here after the death of old Col. John Tipton, his son John Tipton of Sullivan county, lived until his death in 1831, after which the home was sold to David Haynes and became the home of Tennessee's silver-tongued orator, Landon C. Haynes.".....

THOMAS TIPTON, the seventh son of Col. John, was too young to fight in the Revolution. He married --- Broyles and had two children, a son Jacob, a mere youth who followed the soldiers and was killed by the Indians. The daughter Ruth, born in 1791, married --- Jobe, and their descendants reside largely in Elizabethton, Tennessee. Thomas Tipton and his wife removed to Blount county, and later to Ringgold, Georgia, where they died.

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Thomas Tipton's Timeline

1771
August 27, 1771
Cedar Creek, Virginia
1790
August 27, 1790
Age 19
Washington Count, Tennessee
1791
July 23, 1791
Age 19
Washington Co. Tenn.
1793
1793
Age 21
Washington Count, Tennessee
1795
1795
Age 23
Tennessee
1799
February 4, 1799
Age 27
Washington Count, Tennessee
1801
April 21, 1801
Age 29
Carter County, Tennessee
April 21, 1801
Age 29
Carter County, Tennessee
1805
1805
Age 33
Carter County, Tennessee
1806
1806
Age 34
Carter County, Tennessee