Catherine Gray Phipps

22 September 1869–21 January 1949 (Age 79)
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Catherine Gray

When Catherine Gray Phipps was born on 22 September 1869, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Fletcher Phipps, was 25 and her mother, Martha Ellen Hale, was 25. She married Abraham Dulaney Tipton on 21 January 1902, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 5, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 21 January 1949, in Stony Point, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in New Providence Presbyterian Cemetery, Surgoinsville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Dulaney Tipton
1853–1918
Catherine Gray Phipps
1869–1949
Marriage: 21 January 1902
Eleanor Hale Tipton
1902–1985
Abraham Dulaney Tipton Jr.
1905–2008
Penelope Rogan Tipton
1907–1994
John Stuart Tipton
1908–1973
James Hale Tipton
1911–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1902
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    William Fletcher Phipps

    Male1843–1916Male

    Martha Ellen Hale

    Female1844–1884Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1869–1949Female

    Bessie Bachman Phipps

    Female1872–1938Female

    Mary Cornelia Phipps

    Female1874–1888Female

    Female1875–1960Female

    James Hale Phipps

    Male1878–1918Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 9

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a reduced form of Philip .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kate Dipton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kate G Tipton in household of Abram D Tipton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs. Kate Tipton, "United States Census, 1920"

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