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Col John Tipton
Birth: Aug. 15, 1730
Saint Pauls
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug., 1813
Washington County, USA

John Tipton was a captain in Lord Dunmore's war, but he more generally was known as Col. John Tipton, for among other things, his service as a militia colonel in what then was Washington Co., North Carolina (later Tennessee). As County Lieutenant he also was in charge of the Shenandoah Co., Virginia, militia during the Revolutionary War. Col John Tipton was born 15 Aug 1730, St. Paul's Parish, Balitmore, Co., Maryland, and died and was buried on Sinking Creek, Washington Co., Tennessee, in August 1813. He served in the legislatures of three states: the Virginia House of Delegates in 1776 and 1778-1781; North Carolina General Assembly as senator and representative, 1786-1787, and Tennessee State Senate 1796-1799, and was a key figure in the battle over the lost state of Franklin. His son John Tipton, Jr., was a militia colonel in Tennessee, and Speaker of the House of Representatives of Tennessee 1807-1809. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Mary Butler Tipton (1732 - 1776)*
  Martha Denton Moore Tipton (1736 - 1794)*
 
 Children:
  Abraham Tipton (1758 - 1781)*
  William Tipton (1761 - 1849)*
  Jacob Tipton (1765 - 1791)*
  Jonathan Tipton (1776 - 1858)*
  Mary Ann Tipton Dunlap (1799 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Captain Lewis' VA Troops, Rev. War
 
Burial:
Tipton-Haynes Cemetery
Pine Crest (Carter County)
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Originally Created by: CA-M
Record added: Oct 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9595467
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Thank you Sir, for your Service in helping to create this Nation - A distant Texas relative.
- Grady Leroy Puryear
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
5th great grandfather
- Cindy S Munson
 Added: Jan. 10, 2014
John Tipton, Jr. memorial # 6391381) is a son of Col. John Tipton. John, Jr. married Elizabeth Snapp.
- y Snapp
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014
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