Colonel John Tipton


2017 TFAA Meeting

The Tipton Family Association of America 2017 meeting will be held in Covington, Tennessee, the county seat of Tipton County.  The meeting will begin with registration at 8:30am on Saturday, October 7th.  The meeting will be held at the Tipton County Library on the campus of Dyersburg Community College.  For more information and details visit and read Newsletter # 30 in the Newsletters Section.  All interested persons are welcome.

2016 TFAA Meeting

The 2016 Tipton Family Association of America meeting will be held on 8th October at the Tipton-Haynes Historic Site in Johnson City, Tennessee.  More information can be obtained at or use the contact section of this website.

The 2015 meeting in Savannah, Georgia was a big success enjoyed by all who attended.

2015 TFAA meeting to be in Savannah, Georgia

The 2015 Tipton Family Association of America meeting will be held in Savannah, Georgia on

10th October.

The location of this meeting has been changed from Ringgold, Georgia to Savannah.

The reason for this change is because

William “Fightin’ Billy” Tipton (1761-1849) will have a memorial placed in the Siege of Savannah Battlefield Memorial Park during a ceremony presented by the Coastal Heritage Society on the anniversary of the battle which is 9th October.


Tipton Family Association of America in 2015

At the 2014 meeting of the Tipton Family Association of America, the TFAA members voted to hold the 2015 meeting in Ringgold, Georgia.

2014 TFAA Meeting

The Tipton Family Association of America will hold its 2014 meeting in Bristol, Virginia on October 11th.  For more information, contact this website or visit


TFAA 2013 Meeting

 The Tipton Family Association of America 2013 Meeting in Burnsville, North Carolina on October 12th was a resounding success.  A large group of Tiptons, Tipton descendants and interested parties attended from eleven states: Washington, Utah, Idaho, New Mexico, Texas, Missouri, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina.  Elaine Dellinger and her associate Grant Ward presented an excellent program about the Tiptons of western North Carolina.

Meeting in Burnsville

Make Plans to be at the TFAA meeting on 12 October 2013 in Burnsville, North Carolina.  If you need accommodation information or directions, contact the Yancy County/Burnsville Chamber of Commerce @ (828) 682-7413 or

2013 Tipton Family Association Meeting

The 2013 Tipton Family Association of America meeting will be held 12 October in Burnsville, North Carolina at the Yancey County Public Library.  For more info, email an inquiry to this website

TFAA Meeting 6 Oct 2012 A Big Success

Enthusiastic Tiptons and Tipton descendants had a great meeting in Townsend, Tennessee.

William Tipton (1761-1849)

New biographical information for William Tipton in the Sons Catagory