George Sherman Tippin

6 March 1876–9 December 1957 (Age 81)
Blue Bell, Whitpain Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Sherman

When George Sherman Tippin was born on 6 March 1876, in Blue Bell, Whitpain Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Hart Tippin, was 47 and his mother, Elmira Lutz, was 39. He married Lillian May Williams on 27 June 1900, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 9 December 1957, at the age of 81, and was buried in Roxborough Presbyterian Burial Grounds, Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Sherman Tippin
Lillian May Williams
Marriage: 27 June 1900
Beatrice Tippin
George Earle Tippen

Spouse and Children

27 June 1900
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


    Beatrice Tippin


    George Earle Tippen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Tippin, a pet form of Tipp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sherman Tippin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sherman Tippin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • T Sherman Tippen in household of W George Weber, "United States Census, 1900"

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