Tillman Riley Lipps

3 March 1876–12 September 1945 (Age 69)
Colleyville, Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of Tillman Riley

When Tillman Riley Lipps was born on 3 March 1876, in Colleyville, Tarrant, Texas, United States, his father, Thaddeus Harris Lipps, was 25 and his mother, Frances Margaret Boyd, was 25. He married Leah Ann Glenn on 9 September 1900, in Wise, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Wise, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Newcastle, Young, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 12 September 1945, in Levelland, Hockley, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Eastside Cemetery, Bridgeport, Wise, Texas, United States.

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Tillman Riley Lipps
Leah Ann Glenn
Marriage: 9 September 1900
Paul Lemuel Lipps
Audie Thelma Lipps
Ernest Glenn Lipps
Horace Lendon Lipps
Leah Florence Lipps

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9 September 1900
Wise, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 5

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Philipps ( see Philip ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Riley Lipps, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tillmon R Lipps, "United States Census, 1920"
  • T R Lipps in household of T H Lipps, "United States Census, 1880"

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