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
Enthusiastic Tiptons and Tipton descendants had a great meeting in Townsend, Tennessee.
New biographical information for William Tipton in the Sons Catagory
New biographical information for Thomas Tipton in the Sons Catagory
New information for Benjamin in the Sons Catagory
The Tipton Family Association of America will hold its 2012 meeting on October 6th in Townsend, Tennessee. For more information, email an inquiry to this website.
26 May 1772; John Tipton, gentleman, is appointed Justice of the Peace (judge in those times) for newly formed Dunmore County in the Shenandoah Valley of the Crown Colony of Virginia by the King through his royal governor, Lord Dunmore. Thomas Marshall, father of future Supreme Court Justice John Marshall, is appointed Clerk of the Court.
The Tipton Family Association of America will host showings of “The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin” produced by Nolichucky Films at the Johnson City, Tennessee Library on October 6th in the Jones Meeting Center. The 30 minute film will be shown at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. The showings are free and open to the public.
October 1771, Colonial Court ruled in favor of settlers including John Tipton, George Washington, Jost Hite et al in a lawsuit against Lord Fairfax. The ruling confirmed land titles in the Shenandoah Valley.
On May 18th, 1761 in Winchester, Virginia; John Tipton cast his ballot to elect George Washington to be a representative from Frederick County to the House of Burgesses. At that time, the House of Burgesses was the Crown Colony of Virginia’s legislative assembly.