Notes for Major Jonathan TIPTON III: Note: Jonathon Tipton III was a Major in the Revolutionary War and fought 13 battles under George Washington. He was wounded in the battle of Kings Mountain where he was 2nd in command. He was also with George Washington at Valley Forge.
"Jonathon Tipton was born in Frederick County, Virginia, in 1750. Early settling in what became Washington County, East Tennessee, he was, in February 1777, made a Major, and was engaged in guarding the frontiers: and in 1780, had a fight with Inidans at the mouth of Flat Creek, on Nolachucky. He was second in command of Seviers regiment at Kings Mountain; and then served on Arthur Campbell's campaign, leading a detachment against Telassee and Chilhowee. In the fall of 1781, he went on service with Colonels Shelby and Sevier under General Greene, in South Carolina. Major Tipton died in Overton County, TN, January Eighteenth, 1833, in his eighty-third year (Lyman Draper, Kings Mountain and its Heroes). Marriage 1 Lavina STEPHENS b: abt 1765 Married: abt 1804 in Buncombe, North Carolina Children William Esau TIPTON b: abt 1809 in Buncombe. North Carolina Thomas Stephens TIPTON b: abt 1805 in North Carolina
Marriage 2 Keziah "Cuzy" ROBERTSON Children Jacob TIPTON b: abt 1791 in Wautauga, Tennessee David TIPTON b: abt 1794 in Washington, Tennessee Joseph TIPTON b: abt 1796 in Washington, Tennessee
Marriage 3 Frances Perlina DAUGHERTY b: abt 1755 Married: abt 1770 in Fredrick, Virginia Children John TIPTON b: abt 1771 in Washington, Virginia William Hannibal TIPTON b: abt 1772 in Fredrick, Shenandoah, Virginia Mary TIPTON b: abt 1774 in Washington, Tennessee Hannah TIPTON b: abt 1775 Samuel TIPTON b: abt 1777 in Washington, Virginia Lavisa TIPTON b: abt 1782 Jonathan TIPTON b: abt 1783 Wiley TIPTON b: abt 1785 Vina TIPTON b: abt 1776
More About Major Jonathan TIPTON III and 2nd wife-Keziah "Cuzy" ROBERTSON: Marriage: Bet. 1781 - 1782, Washington, Tennessee.
Children of Major Jonathan TIPTON III and 2nd wife-Keziah "Cuzy" ROBERTSON are:
+Joseph TIPTON, b. Abt. 1796, Toe River, Yancey Co., N.C., d. Abt. 1884, Stantonsburg, Yancey Co., N.C..