James Luther Tipton

9 April 1893–22 May 1960 (Age 67)
Bienville, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of James Luther

When James Luther Tipton was born on 9 April 1893, in Bienville, Louisiana, United States, his father, Asa Thompson Tipton, was 22 and his mother, Emma Amanda Huckaby, was 17. He married Dovie Mae Jenkins about 1912, in Bienville, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ward Four, Bienville, Louisiana, United States for about 40 years. He died on 22 May 1960, in Ringgold, Bienville, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Providence Cemetery, Ringgold, Bienville, Louisiana, United States.

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James Luther Tipton
Dovie Mae Jenkins
Marriage: about 1912
Yvonne Tipton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1912Bienville, Louisiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 5
    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.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 19
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): habitational name from a place in the West Midlands, recorded in Domesday Book as Tibintone, probably ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Tibba’, an Old English personal name of obscure origin.

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

    Sources (11)

    • Luther Tipton in household of Acy T Tipton, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Luther J Tipton, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Luthur Tipton, "United States Census, 1930"

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