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  • ID: I1563
  • Name: Obidiah Tipton
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1816 in England
  • Death: 6 SEP 1872
  • _UID: E46E900EBEBF1B4D9A00877EE129BC8EC89D
  • Note:
    Obediah naturalization was 10-5-1860 (Ironton Court House-Probate CourtJournal, Vol.-2- yrs.1856-1864, page 288). The estate of Obediah was 2-6-1873 (Court House in Ironton. Volume -4- yrs.1871-1875-page 192).

    "....Obadiah Tipton, born 1816 in England, became a naturalized citizen in 1860 and died in 1872. Sometime after 1850, he became blind - cause not stated. Her mother was Miriam Gauze Tipton born in Virginia about 1819 and died in 1900. After Obadiah died, she married a Thomas Backus. Their children were:
    Frances Ann
    Ellen - born 1850 - my great-grandmother - married Robert Brown.
    John
    Edward born about 1845-married "Emily". He died in 1929.
    Isaac born 1857 married Fannie Bartram - he died in Arkansas.
    William
    Emily - born 1858 married Joel Richard West.
    James Lawrence."
    [Source: Nellie Thompson, , a descendant of Ellen Tipton and Robert Brown posted this on 18 Feb 2003 on the Lawrence Co OH Message Boards]

    1850 U.S. Federal Census
    Lawrence County, Ohio
    Upper Township, Sheet 449A
    Enumerated by me on the 16th day of August, 1850.
    HH #7-7
    Obidiah Tipton 28 M Miner England cannot read & write
    Miriam Tipton 27 F Virginia cannot read & write
    John Tipton 4 M Ohio
    Edmund Tipton 1 M Ohio

    1860 U.S. Federal Census
    Lawrence County, Ohio
    Hamilton Township, Page No 142, Sheet No. 232B
    Enumerated by me on the 30th day of June, 1860. J. S. Roadarmour, Ass't Marshal.
    HH #1090-1061
    Obedia Tipton 40 M Miner $0 $60 England cannot read & write
    Mary A. Tipton 36 F Virginia cannot read & write
    John Tipton 14 M Ohio attended school within year
    Edward Tipton 11 M Ohio attended school within year
    Ellen Tipton 9 F Ohio attended school within year
    Isaac R. Tipton 6 M Ohio attended school within year
    William Tipton 4 M Ohio
    Emily Tipton 2 F Ohio

    1870 U.S. Federal Census
    Lawrence County, Ohio
    City of Ironton, Page No. 66 & 67
    Enumerated by me on the 27th day of June, 1870. Wm Bath, Ass't Marshal.
    Ironton Ohio Post Office, Sheet No. 369B & 370 A
    HH #490-490
    Tipton, Obadiah 54 M W Blind beggar 0 $500 England Father and Mother of foreign birth Blind male US citizen over 21 yo
    Tipton, Miriam 49 F W Keeps house Virginia cannot read & write
    Tipton, John 24 M W Coal digger Ohio father of foreign birth cannot read & write male US citizen over 21 yo
    Tipton, Edward 20 M W Coal digger Ohio father of foreign birth male US citizen over 21 yo
    Tipton, Ellen 19 F W At Home Ohio father of foreign birth
    Tipton, Isaac 17 M W Coal digger Ohio father of foreign birth cannot read & write
    Tipton, Wm. 14 M W Coal digger Ohio father of foreign birth
    Tipton, Emily 12 F W At School Ohio father of foreign birth attended school within year cannot read & write
    Tipton, Frances 9 F W At School Ohio father of foreign birth attended school within year
    Tipton, James 6 M W At Home Ohio father of foreign birth
  • Change Date: 17 FEB 2017 at 15:39:04



    Marriage 1 Miriam Gauze b: 11 AUG 1822 in (West) Virginia
      Children
      1. Has No Children John Tipton b: ABT 1846 in Ohio
      2. Has Children Edward Tipton b: ABT 1849 in Ohio
      3. Has Children Ellen Tipton b: 14 AUG 1850 in Ohio
      4. Has No Children Isaac Tipton b: ABT 1853 in Ohio
      5. Has Children William Tipton b: ABT 1855 in Ohio
      6. Has Children Emily Tipton b: 9 MAY 1858 in Ohio
      7. Has No Children Frances Ann "Annie" Tipton b: ABT 1861 in Ohio
      8. Has No Children James Tipton b: ABT 1864 in Ohio
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