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
Catherine Gray Phipps
Marriage: 21 January 1902
Eleanor Hale Tipton
Abraham Dulaney Tipton Jr.
Penelope Rogan Tipton
John Stuart Tipton
James Hale Tipton

Spouse and Children

21 January 1902
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Fletcher Phipps


    Martha Ellen Hale





    Bessie Bachman Phipps


    Mary Cornelia Phipps



    James Hale Phipps


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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.

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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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