ULYSUS G. Tippit

16 November 1868–10 April 1962 (Age 93)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of ULYSUS G.

When ULYSUS G. Tippit was born on 16 November 1868, in Louisiana, United States, his father, J. WIlliam Lee Tippit, was 23 and his mother, Frances Rebecca Clark, was 22. He married Ara Della Rivers on 23 August 1892. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Red River, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Red River, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 10 April 1962, in Red River, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Blossom, Lamar, Texas, United States.

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ULYSUS G. Tippit
Ara Della Rivers
Marriage: 23 August 1892
William Ernest Tippit
Lula Tippit
Lonie Frances Tippit
Annie Myrtle Tippit
Edgar Lee Tippit
Alvin Eugene Tippit
Rebecca Parlee Tippit
Troy True Tippit
Troy- True Tippit
Oneita Inez Tippit

Spouse and Children

23 August 1892


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World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 2

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 26

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Tibbett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • U G Tippit, "United States Census, 1940"
  • U G Tippit in household of J W L Tippit, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ug Tipple, "United States Census, 1930"

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