William Plummer Tippets

26 June 1812–29 March 1877 (Age 64)
Groton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of William Plummer

When William Plummer Tippets was born on 26 June 1812, in Groton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Tippets IV, was 31 and his mother, Abigail Pierce, was 32. He married Caroline Tippets on 25 July 1835, in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 29 March 1877, in Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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William Plummer Tippets
Sophia Burnham Mead
Marriage: 1 January 1842
Henrietta Druicilla Weymouth
Alice Jeanette Tippets
Emma Ann Tippets
Mary Ellen Tippets
Abigail Eliza Tippets
Rebecca Moon Tippets
Fidelia Sophia Tippets
Caroline Matilda Tippets
William Plummer Tippets
Walter Henry Tippets

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  • Marriage
    1 January 1842Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 8
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 18
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex): variant of Tippetts . This form of the surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Early History of Perry, Utah

    Perry, located in eastern Box Elder County, directly south of Brigham City, Utah. The Bear River Valley, in which Perry is located, is one of the prime agricultural areas of Northern Utah. Perry is …

    Sources (38)

    • William Tibbits, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William P. Tippets, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Wm P Tippetts in entry for Walter H Tippetts, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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