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Descendants of John James Tippett

 

(The signature of John Tippett from his naturalization papers, June 30, 1888.)

  Generation No. 1 

 

 JOHN JAMES2 TIPPETT (JAMES1) was born May 15, 1838 in Camborne, Cornwall, England to JAMES TIPPET and MARY ROBERTS.   (James Tippett married Mary Roberts on June 17, 1824 in Wendron, Cornwall, England)

British Census Information:

The 1841 British Census lists the family of James and Mary living at Parken Bowen in Camborne, Cornwall:

    James, 40, Copper miner

    Mary, 40

    Emma, 15

    Stephen, 14, Copper miner

    Edward, 13, Copper miner

    James, 8

    William, 4

    John, 3

     

The 1851 British Census lists the family of James and Mary living at Parken Bowen in Camborne, Cornwall:

    James, 52, Copper miner, born in Camborne

    Mary, 53, born in Wendron

    Edward, 22, Copper miner, born in Camborne

    James, 16, Copper miner, born in Camborne

    William, 14, Copper miner, born in Camborne

    John J., 12, Copper miner, born in Camborne

    Josiah, 8, Scholar, born in Camborne

 

JohnElizabeth.jpg (22400 bytes) The naturalization papers of John Tippett (June 30, 1888) say that he arrived in the US through the port of New York on the 21st of June, 1859. John married ELIZABETH JANE BRYANT, probably in Cornwall.   She was born October, 1839/40 and died February 23, 1909 in Hyde Park, Pennsylvania, while visiting her daughter, Minnie Tippett Roberts.  John died February 01, 1898 in Woodward Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania of "miner's asthma". 

 US Census Notes for John and Elizabeth Bryant Tippett:

1860 US Federal Census, Benton (8th District, page 150), Polk County, Tennessee: John, 22, Elizabeth, 21 and Mary, 10 months. Employed as a miner; this is a copper mining area.

1870 US Federal Census, Hemlock Township, Columbia County, PA: John is a miner, living with Elizabeth, Mary Jane, Willie, Elizabeth (? Anna), and baby Emma.

1880 US Federal Census, Hemlock Township, Columbia County,  PA (June 21, 1880): John Tippett, age 42, born in England, occupation Iron Ore Miner. Jane Tippett, wife, age 40, born in England. Children, all born in PA: Anna, Emma, John and Minnie.JohnMinnieJohnElizabeth.jpg (47335 bytes) Son Willie Tippett is boarding in the home of William Richart, farmer, and is employed as a laborer.

1900 US Federal Census, West Houtzdale, Clearfield County, PA: - Elizabeth is widowed, living with son William. She states she gave birth to seven children, five of which were still living. Writing is difficult to decipher but looks like she came to US in 1859.  

The picture above left is John J. and Elizabeth Bryant Tippett (front);  Minnie Tippett and her husband John T. Roberts (rear)

 

JOHN JAMES TIPPETT and ELIZABETH JANE BRYANT TIPPETT are buried in Brisbin Cemetery, Brisbin, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Death notice from the "Leechburg Advance":

   Mrs. John Tippett, aged 69 years and 4 months, died at the home of her son-in-law John Roberts, at Hyde Park on Tuesday, February 23, 1909.  Funeral services were conducted at the home on Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock.

 

Children of JOHN TIPPETT and ELIZABETH BRYANT are:

i. MARY JANE3 TIPPETT, b. 1860, Tennessee; d. March 4, 1880, Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

Tippetts.JPG (25847 bytes)ii. WILLIAM J. TIPPETT, b. 1865, Pennsylvania; d. 1944, Houtzdale, Clearfield Co, PA. 

 iii. ANNA TIPPETT, b. April 1867.

 iv. EMMA TIPPETT, b. 1870, Pennsylvania; d. October 30, 1953, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

 v. JOHN H. TIPPETT, b. June 17, 1872, Pennsylvania; d. July 10, 1958, Gilpin Township, Leechburg, Pennsylvania.

vi. MINNIE ALICE TIPPETT, b. July 11, 1876 in Buckhorn, Columbia County, PA; d. August 12, 1959, Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

 

  Generation No. 2 

 

MARY JANE3 TIPPETT (JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born September 1859 in Tennessee, and died March 04, 1880 in Hemlock Township, Columbia County, Pennsylvania.  She married NATHAN ROUNSLEY 1877 in Bloomsburg, PA, son of JOHN ROUNSLEY and CHARLOTTE METHERILL.  He was born January 31, 1856 in Marytavy, Devon, England, and died March 25, 1922 in Washington, Smith County, Kansas.

Burial: Old Rosemont Cemetery, Bloomsburg, Columbia County, PA

 Notes for NATHAN ROUNSLEY:

1880 Census:

 John ROUNSLEY   Self   M   Male   W   48   ENG   Iron Ore Miner   

Charlot ROUNSLEY   Wife   M   Female   W   45   ENG   Keeping House   

Nathan ROUNSLEY   Son   W   Male   W   24   ENG   Iron Ore Miner   

Alfred ROUNSLEY   Son   S   Male   W   20   ENG   Iron Ore Miner   

 Matilda ROUNSLEY   Dau   S   Female   W   18   ENG   At Home    

Francis ROUNSLEY   Son   S   Male   W   15   ENG   Iron Ore Miner   

Max ROUNSLEY   Son   S   Male   W   10   ENG      

Celia ROUNSLEY   Dau   S   Female   W   6   ENG       

Ralph ROUNSLEY   GSon   S   Male   W   2   PA      ENG   TN  

 Lottie ROUNSLEY   GDau   S   Female   W   9M   PA      ENG   TN  

 Immediately next door are the Tippetts - the grandparents of Ralph and Lottie.  The Tippett's daughter (Ralph and Lottie's mother), Mary Jane Tippett Rounsley, had recently died of "inflamation".

In the 1900 Census, Washington Township, Smith County, Kansas:  Here Nathan says he came to the US in 1872 and is a naturalized citizen.  He is married to Agnes and six children are living with them; Maud, William, May, Fred and Harry - also 22-year-old Ralph, Nathan's son to Mary Jane Tippett. 

In the 1910 Census, Washington, Smith County, Kansas:  Nathan and wife Agnes are living with their 5 children, all born in Kansas.  Nathan is a farmer; he came to the US in 1871.  Agnes had 9 children, six were living.

In the 1920 Census, Washington, Smith County, Kansas:  Nathan says he came to the US in 1872 and was naturalized in 1889.  He is a farmer.  Wife Agnes and children Fred, Harry and Alma are also living in the house.

Children of MARY TIPPETT and NATHAN ROUNSLEY are:

                    i.   RALPH IVEY4 ROUNSLEY, b. January 1878, Hemlock Township, Columbia County, Pennsyvlania.

                    ii.  CHARLOTTE ROUNSLEY, b. September 1879; d. Abt. 1893.

 

 WILLIAM J.3 TIPPETT (JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1865 in Pennsylvania, and died 1944 in Houtzdale, Clearfield Co, PA. He married Sabinag2.jpg (32661 bytes) SABINA GRIGG 1888 in Houtzdale, Clearfield Co. PA, daughter of ISAAC GRIGG and JANE BOWDEN. She was born April 15, 1867 in Bodmin, Cornwall, England, and died 1950 in Houtzdale, PA.

Census Notes:

    1900 PA Census, William lists his occupation as coal miner. Living in his home in West Houtzdale are his wife Sabina, sons Albert, Wesley and James and mother Elizabeth. Sabina states she came to the US in 1874.

    1920 PA Census, William is still a miner. Living in his home in West Houtzdale are his wife Sabina, son Wesley, 1-year-old granddaughter Marion and 16-year-old servant Ruth Goss.

    1930 PA Census:  William and Sabina are living alone on Pleasant Hill Road.  William owns his home and is working as a coal miner.

    WILLIAM J. TIPPETT and SABINA GRIGG TIPPETT are buried in Brisbin Cemetery, Brisbin, Clearfield County, PA

     

    Children of WILLIAM TIPPETT and SABINA GRIGG are:

     i. JAMES HENRY4 TIPPETT, b. November 20, 1888, Houtzdale, Pennsylvania; d. July 23, 1954, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

    ii. ALBERT TIPPETT, b. May 08, 1891, Houtzdale, Clearfield Co, PA; d. 1949, Houtzdale, Pennsylvania.  wtippett.jpg (27095 bytes)

    iii. WESLEY TIPPETT, b. May 07, 1894, Houtzdale, Pennsylvania; d. June 08, 1940, Oceola Mills, Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania.

     

     

ANNA3 TIPPETT (JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born April 1867. She married WILLIAM EDNIE 1885, son of ANDREW EDNIE and JANET WILLIAMSON. He was born December 31, 1862 in Torphichen, West Lothian, Scotland.

Census Notes:

1880 US Federal Census, Woodward Township, Clearfield County, PA: William is living with his brother George in Woodward, Clearfield County, PA, and is employed as a coal miner.

1900 US Federal Census, William, Annie, Janet and John are living in Hastings Borough, Cambria County, PA. Mary E. Lee and Lilly B. Lee, 14 and 9-year-old boarders, are living with them. William's occupation is mine foreman. They have had 4 children, 2 of which were living.

1910 US Federal Census, Armstrong County, ED 2, visit 171; the Ednie family is living on Armstrong Ave., Apollo, PA. They have had 5 children, 3 of which were living. William is working as a foreman in a coal mine; son John is a laborer in a rolling mill. William and Annie have been married for 25 years.

1930 US Federal Census, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:  Anna Ednie is widowed and is living with her daughter, Janet, and son-in-law, Ward Cowen.

 

Children of ANNA TIPPETT and WILLIAM EDNIE are:

i. JANET4 EDNIE, b. August 17, 1888; d. June 1976, Hookstown, Beaver Co., PA; m. WARD H. COWEN, October 25, 1906, Pennsylvania; b. May 23, 1884, Pennsylvania; d. January 1967, Hookstown, Beaver Co., PA.

ii. JOHN EDNIE, b. April 24, 1890; d. January 1981, Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio.

iii. WILLIAM EDNIE, b. April 30, 1898; d. August 20, 1898, Big Soldier, Pennsylvania.

 iv. WILLIAM LAWRENCE EDNIE, b. June 7, 1903; d. September 17, 1977, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.  He married HELEN CATHERINE RUPERT July 5, 1924 in Frostburg, Maryland, daughter of ALLEN RUPERT and BLANCH SCOTT.  She was born September 29, 1904 in Leechburg, PA and died June 4, 1975 in Wheeling, West Virginia.

 

EMMA3 TIPPETT (JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1870 in Pennsylvania and died October 30, 1953.  She married ALBERT ABRAM 1888, son of William Abram and Kate Hoskin.  He was born September 17, 1866 in Liskeard, Cornwall, England and died July 19, 1951. 

Albert Abram came to the United States through the port of New York on November 8, 1880 aboard the ship "Arizona".  He was 11 years old and traveled with his father, William.

Burial (Albert and Emma): Brush Creek Cemetery, Irwin, Westmoreland County, PA

EmmaAlbert.jpg (13166 bytes)

   Census Notes:

1900 US Federal Census: The family is in West Houtzdale, Woodward Township, Clearfield County, PA. Albert is a coal miner. They have had 5 children, 4 of which were still living. Albert is a naturalized citizen; came to the US in 1880.

1910 US Federal Census, North Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland County, PA:  Albert's occupation is laborer, coal mine.  Residents of the household include Emma, son Bertram (occupation laborer, electric plant) and daughters Mary H. and Alberta.

1920 US Federal Census, Westmoreland City District, Westmoreland County, PA: only 14 year old Alberta is living with them. Albert is employed by a coal company - the name is illegible. (----Bros.)

1930 US Federal Census, Westmoreland City. North Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland County, PA:  Albert, Emma and Alberta are living on Walnut St.  Albert is a janitor in a public school; Alberta is a teacher in a public school.  Albert and Emma own their own home, valued at $3500.

 

Children of EMMA TIPPETT and ALBERT ABRAM are:

i. WILLIAM E.4 ABRAM, b. January 04,AlbertAbramSons.jpg (33741 bytes) 1889; d. April 1984, Westmoreland City, PA.

Notes for WILLIAM E. ABRAM:

WWI Civilian Draft Registrations:  William E. Abram 4 Jan 1889 W Houtzdale PA Westmoreland# 2 PA

 

ii. BERTRAM ABRAM, b. August 27, 1891, Houtzdale, PA; d. August 1978, Pittsburgh, PA.

Notes for BERTRAM ABRAM:

WWI Civilian Draft Registrations:  Bertram Abram 27 Aug 1891 W Houtzdale, PA Westmoreland # 2 PA

 

                  iii. ELIZABETH ABRAM, b. February 1894.

iv. MARY H. ABRAM, b. April 1897.

v. ALBERTA E. ABRAM, b. 1906.

 

JOHN H.3 TIPPETT (JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born June 17, 1872 in Pennsylvania, and died July 10, 1958 in Gilpin Township, Leechburg, PA. He married GRACE ARCHIBALD September 22, 1892 in Houtzdale, Clearfield County, PA, daughter of WILLIAM ARCHIBALD and GRACE RENNIE. She was born May 27, 1874 in Arnot, Tioga County, PA, and died July 18, 1955 in Gilpin Township, Leechburg, PA.

Census Notes:

1900 US Federal Census:  The family is living in Gilpin Twp., Leechburg, PA.  Children John, Agnes and Elizabeth are in the household, as is mother-in-law Grace Archibald, widowed, and Bella Archibald, widowed cousin, born August 1881.

1910 US Federal Census: The family is living on Siberian Avenue in Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA. John is employed as a sheet heater at an Iron Mill.

1920 US Federal Census: John and family are living on Siberian Avenue in Leechburg. John owns his home. He and son William are employed at the mill. Agnes is employed as a telephone operator. Their youngest child, Vivian is now 4 years old.

1930 US Federal Census:  John and family are living at 235 Lincoln Avenue, Leechburg, PA.  Ralph and Vivian live at home.  Also in the household are 23--year-old Leroy Thompson and wife Dorothy, 21, and their one-month-old baby, Dolores.  John is a sheet heater at the steel mill; Ralph is an attendant at a pool room and Leroy is a laborer at a steel mill.

JOHN H. TIPPETT and GRACE ARCHIBALD TIPPETT:

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Armstrong County, PA

Children of JOHN TIPPETT and GRACE ARCHIBALD are:

 i. JOHN4 J. TIPPETT, b. April 17, 1893; d. August 1974, Industry, PA.

ii. AGNES WILSON TIPPETT, b. March 27, 1895; d. July 15, 1974, Pennsylvania; m. MYRON GEORGE THOMPSON, Broad St. Presbyterian Church, Columbus, Ohio on March 27, 1920.  Myron was the son of LAWRENCE KESLER THOMPSON and LOTTIE ADELLA GEORGE.  Myron was born in 1895, Pennsylvania; d. 1958, Pennsylvania.

Marriage Notes for AGNES TIPPETT and MYRON THOMPSON:

Transcribed from a newspaper article saved by Dorothy Tippett Thompson and Dolores Thompson Freilino - name and date of newspaper was not saved.

The marriage of Myron Thompson of Vandergrift and Miss Agnes W. Tippett of this place, was solemnized at the parsonage of the Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus, Ohio, last Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. Samuel S. Palmer, D.D., performing the ceremony.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Tippett of Siberian avenue, and is well known in the community, having resided there all her life. For the past six years she has been employed in the office of the Kittanning Telephone Co., where she holds the position of Chief Operator.

The groom, who saw service in France and Germany during the war, was formerly a clerk in the post office of the A.S. and T.P. Co., at that place.  The happy couple will make their home here.

Agnes and Myron Thompson are buried in Riverview Cemetery, Apollo, Armstrong County, PA.  The inscription on Myron's tombstone reads:  Pvt. Co A, Postal Express Service, WWI.

iii. ELIZABETH JANE TIPPETT, b. July 1897; d. November 10, 1900.

Death notice from the "Leechburg Advance:  Saturday, November 10, of pneumonia, Elizabeth Jane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Tippett of Georgetown.  Services were held at the residence Tuesday morning at 10:00, conducted by Rev. J. S. Helm.

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA.

 

 iv. MABEL TIPPETT, b. August 06, 1900, Leechburg, PA; d. March 03, 1996, Harrisville, Ohio.

 v. WILLIAM TIPPETT, b. April 13, 1903; d. October 18, 1972, Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights, PA.

vi. RALPH TIPPETT, b. October 05, 1905; d. June 23, 1973, Apollo, PA; m. LeETTA GRIMM; b. March 06, 1910; d. July 1981, Apollo, PA.

Burial: June 26, 1973, Riverview Cemetery, Apollo, Armstrong County, PA

                    vii . JAMES TIPPETT, b. September 03, 1908, d. June 30, 1909

 Death notice from the "Leechburg Advance":  James, the 10-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Tippett, of Siberian Avenue, died on Tuesday.  The child was one of a pair of twins and brings grief to the family and neighborhood.  Funeral services were observed on Thursday, Rev. J. S. Helm, officiating.

                 Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA.

 

 viii. DOROTHY ISABELLE TIPPETT, b. September 03, 1908, Leechburg, PA; d. January 09, 1989, Leechburg, PA.

  Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA.

 

 ix. VIVIAN GRACE TIPPETT, b. September 18, 1915, Leechburg, PA; d. June 06, 2001.

 

MINNIE ALICE3 TIPPETT (JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born July 11, 1876, and died August 12, 1959 in Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. She married JOHN T. ROBERTS, the son of Thomas and Sarah Roberts, on July 4, 1895. He was born April 1874 in Ohio, and died June 1, 1954 in Orchard Hills, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

Census Notes:

1900 US Federal Census: The Roberts family is living in Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA. He is employed as a catcher in the rolling mill. They have had 2 children, both of which were living.

1910 US Federal Census, Apollo Borough, Armstrong County, PA, ED 2, Visit 257: The Roberts family is living on Warren Avenue. They have had six children, all of which are living. John is employed as helper in a rolling mill. His parents were born in Wales; he was born in Ohio.

JohnMinnieFamily.JPG (55514 bytes)1920 US Census, Apollo: John and Minnie are living on 9th St. with John H., 19; Raymond T., Evelyn E., 12; William H., 9; and their daughter Minnie E., 22, and her husband, Jasper H. Shaffer.  

The picture above is the Roberts family.  Front, left to right:  Evelyn, Minnie, John and William.  Rear, left to right:  Minnie Ella, Raymond, John and Mary Pearle.  Photo courtesy of Alice Jean McMunn, daughter of Evelyn.

1930 US Census, Washington Township, Westmoreland County:  John, Minnie and son W. Harold are living together.  John lists no occupation; Harold is a steel laborer.  Living either next door or the same house  is Jasper Shaffer (mechanic at a gas station) and wife Minnie; their son Eugene and 91-year-old grandfather, Tomas Roberts.

 

Children of MINNIE TIPPETT and JOHN ROBERTS are:

i. MARY PEARLE4 ROBERTS, b. March 26, 1896.

ii. MINNIE ELLA ROBERTS, b. July 03, 1897, South Fork, Pennsylvania; d. 1937, Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

                    iii.  JOHN HOWARD ROBERTS, b. August 25, 1900, Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA; d. July 16, 1927.

  Notes for JOHN HOWARD ROBERTS:

In 1918 (WWI Draft Card) was living at N. Ninth St. in Apollo, PA.   He was a steel worker at Apollo Steel Co.

 

                   iv.   RAYMOND THOMAS ROBERTS, b. February 08, 1902, Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA; d. October 10, 1921, Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

Burial: Apollo Cemetery, Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

 

                  v.  EVELYN ELIZABETH ROBERTS, b. November 02, 1906, Hyde Park, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; d. March 08, 1990, Elderton, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

vi.  WILLIAM HAROLD ROBERTS, b. March 17,

1910;  d. August 31, 1996, York, Pennsylvania.

 

  Generation No. 3 

 

 RALPH IVEY4ROUNSLEY (MARY JANE3 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES32,JAMES1) was born January 20, 1878 in Buckhorn, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, and died December 26, 1964.  He married MINTA GIBSON November 27, 1912.  She was born September 19, 1876 in Missouri, and died May 1972 in Seattle, Washington.

  1910 Census, Martin Township, Smith County, Kansas:  Ralph is 32, single, and is a farmer.

  1920 Census, Ralph, Minta and daughters are living in Centre Township, Smith County, Kansas.  Ralph owns his own home and is a farmer.

  1930 Census, Ralph, Minta and daughters are living in Centre Township, Smith County, Kansas.  Ralph owns his own home and is a grain farmer.

 

More About RALPH IVY ROUNSLEY:

Burial: Faiview Cemetery, Smith County, Kansas

 

Children of RALPH ROUNSLEY and MINTA GIBSON are:

              i.     LUELLA ROUNSLEY, b. 1915, Kansas.

            ii.     EVA M. ROUNSLEY, b. 1918, Kansas.

 

 JAMES HENRY4 TIPPETT (WILLIAM J.3, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born November 20, 1888 in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania, and died July 23, 1954 in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania. He married ELSIE BLANCHE WEIR December 29, 1910 in Houtzdale, Clearfield Co. PA. She was born September 24, 1888 in Huntingdon, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, and died September 17, 1954 in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

Children of JAMES TIPPETT and ELSIE WEIR are:

 i. ELEANOR MAE5 TIPPETT, b. October 17, 1911, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania; d. June 20, 1963, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

 ii. ARLETTA RUTH TIPPETT, b. July 17, 1919, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania; d. March 11, 1993, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

 iii. DOROTHY SABINA TIPPETT, b. June 12, 1924, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

 iv. RAYMOND LEROY TIPPETT, b. December 29, 1925, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania; d. August 18, 1989, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

 

 ALBERT4 TIPPETT (WILLIAM J.3, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born May 08, 1891 in Houtzdale, Clearfield Co, PA, and died 1949 in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania. He married CLARA JOHNSON, daughter of KARL JOHNSON and ANNA. She was born September 19, 1895 in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania, and died June 1980 in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania.

Census Notes:

1920 US Federal Census, Houtzdale, Clearfield County, PA: Albert lists occupation as barber, owns his own shop.

Burial: Brisbin Cemetery, Brisbin, Clearfield County, PA

 

Children of ALBERT TIPPETT and CLARA JOHNSON are:

 i. SARAH M.5 TIPPETT, b. May 01, 1919, Houtzdale, Pennsylvania; d. December 17, 1986, Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida.

 ii. MILDRED TIPPETT, b. April 12, 1921, Houtzdale, Pennsylvania; d. June 13, 1988, Philipsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania.

 iii. WILLIAM CHARLES TIPPETT, b. August 22,1923, Houtzdale, Pennsylvania; d. February 21, 1986, Akron, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

 

 WESLEY4 TIPPETT (WILLIAM J.3, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born May 07, 1894 in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania, and died June 08, 1940 in Oceola Mills, Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania. He married (1) MABEL RANDOLPH. She was born May 07, 1898, and died September 02, 1919 in Houtzdale, Pennsylvania. He married (2) ELIZABETH MAE SANKEY Abt. 1922, daughter of JOHN SANKEY and MARY GREEN. She was born November 08, 1892 in Oceola Mills, Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania, and died April 23, 1958 in Warren, Pennsylvania.

1920 PA census: Wesley is 26 and living with parents; he is employed as a telegraph operator.

Burial: Umbria Cemetery, Oceola Mills, Pennsylvania

 

Notes for MABEL RANDOLPH:

From Larry Tippett: Mabel died in childbirth in 1919; it is believed that the child also died or was stillborn.

Burial: Brisbin Cemetery, Brisbin, Pennsylvania

 

Child of WESLEY TIPPETT and MABEL RANDOLPH is:

 i. MARION5 TIPPETT, b. May 25, 1918, Oceola Mills, Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania; d. October 16, 2000, Erie, Pennsylvania.

 

Children of WESLEY TIPPETT and ELIZABETH SANKEY are: Three children

 

JANET4 EDNIE (ANNA3 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born August 17, 1888, and died June 1976 in Hookstown, Beaver Co., PA.  She married WARD H. COWAN October 25, 1906 in Pennsylvania.  He was born May 23, 1884 in New York, and died January 1967 in Hookstown, Beaver Co., PA.

 

Notes for WARD H. COWAN:

Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index :  Warren Ave. Apollo, Pa

Ward H Cowan

  Age: 23 State: PA

  Color: W Enumeration District: 0001

  Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0261

  County:  Armstrong

  Relation:  Head of Household

  Other Residents: Wife Janette 21, Pennsylvania

 Ward lists occupation as Engineer, Coal Mine.  They have had one child, but it died.

 

 

1920 Census, Wheeling, West Virginia:  Ward is a foreman in a coal company.

1930 Census, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:  108 North 19th Street - W. H. Cowan, wife Jennette, daughters Gladys and Romaine and mother-in-law Anna Edna (Ednie) are living in the home.  Ward is a foreman at a coal mine; Gladys is working as a cashier in a store.  Anna Ednie is widowed.

     

Children of JANET EDNIE and WARD COWAN are:

              i.     GLADYS7 COWAN, b. 1913.

             ii.     ROMAINE A. COWAN, b. 1915.

 

 

 JOHN4 EDNIE (ANNA53TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES2,   JAMES1) was born April 24, 1890 in Pennsylvania, and died January 1981 in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio.  He married PEARL UNKNOWN 1914.  She was born October 06, 1896 in Pennsylvania, and died June 1974 in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio.

 

Notes for JOHN EDNIE:

John Ednie's wife and children are derived from the 1930 Census, Wheeling, West Virginia.  This family is assumed to belong to John Ednie, son of William and Anna Tippett Ednie because of the presence of William Ednie, Janet Ednie Cowan, and Anna Ednie in the same town, and Jack Ednie's parents' birthplaces agree (Scotland and Pennsylvania).

  1920 Census, Apollo, Armstrong County, PA:  The family is living at 159 Ninth St. in Apollo.  Eliza Riggle is a boarder.  Jack's occupation is electrician at a steel shop.

  1930 Census, Richland Ave., Wheeling, West Virginia:  Jack Ednie, wife Pearl and children.  Jack's occupation is electrician at a coal mine.

     

Children of JOHN EDNIE and PEARL UNKNOWN are:  Three Children

         

WILLIAM LAWRENCE6 EDNIE (ANNA5 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES4, JAMES3, STEPHEN2, JAMES1) was born June 07, 1903, and died September 17, 1977 in Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.  He married HELEN CATHERINE RUPERT July 05, 1924 in Frostburg, Maryland, daughter of ALLEN RUPERT and BLANCH SCOTT.  She was born September 29, 1904 in Leechburg, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, and died June 04, 1975 in Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.

 

Notes for WILLIAM LAWRENCE EDNIE:

1930 Census, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia:  William and Helen are living at 405 Hazlett St. with son Lawrence R., 2 years old.  William is employed as machine bo?? in a coal mine.

 

           

WILLIAM E.4 ABRAM (EMMA3 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born January 04, 1889, and died April 1984 in Westmoreland City, PA.  He married A. FERN CLARK, daughter of DAVID CLARK.  She was born 1892, and died 1959.

 

Notes for WILLIAM E. ABRAM:

WWI Civilian Draft Registrations:

William E. Abram 4 Jan 1889 W Houtsdale PA Westmoreland# 2 PA

 

  1920 Census, Westmoreland City, North Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland County PA:  William and Fern are living with 6 year old son Glenn and 3 year old Jacques.  Under occupation is listed: none.

  1930 Census, Westmoreland City, North Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland County PA:  William works as a contract clerk.  Father-in-law David Clark is living with the family.

     

Children of WILLIAM ABRAM and A. CLARK are: Three Children

ELIZABETH J.4 ABRAM (EMMA3 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born February 1894 in Pennsylvania.  She married DANIEL H. KIFER 1916, son of JOHN L. KIFER.  He was born 1894 in Pennsylvania, and died 1950.

1920 Census, Penn Twp., Westmoreland County, PA:  Daniel's occupation is farmer.

1930 Census, Penn Twp., Westmoreland County, PA:  Daniel's occupation is labor for the Elliot Company.  His father is living with the family.  They own their home, valued at $5,000.00

     

Children of ELIZABETH ABRAM and DANIEL KIFER are:

              i.     ROBERT H.7 KIFER, b. 1918.

             ii.     WILLIAM A. KIFER, b. 1919.

 

 

MARY H.4 ABRAM (EMMA3 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born April 14, 1897, and died April 20, 1994 in Grove City, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.  She married JOHN W. HUMELSINE.  He was born June 24, 1897, and died May 1970 in Westmoreland City, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

1920 Census, Westmoreland City, North Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA:  John's occupation is blacksmith at the coal works.

Children of MARY ABRAM and JOHN HUMELSINE are:  Three Children

               

ALBERTA E.4 ABRAM (EMMA3 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1906, and died 1969.  She married GEORGE TALLANT. 

Child of ALBERTA ABRAM and GEORGE TALLANT is: One Child

 

JOHN4 TIPPETT (JOHN H.3, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born April 17, 1893, and died August 1974 in Industry, PA. He married (1) MARIAN MEADOWS. She died Abt. 1960. He married (2) BESSIE UNKNOWN.

Census Notes:

1920 US Federal Census: John and wife Marion are renting a home on Main Street in Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA. John is employed at the mill.

Child of JOHN TIPPETT and MARIAN MEADOWS is:

i. MARY5 TIPPETT, b. April 06, 1922; married Domenic Mignanelli, b. August 18, 1926. Domenic and Mary had two children.  Mary died October 26, 2002 in Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.  

 

MABEL4 TIPPETT (JOHN H.3, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born August 06, 1900 in Leechburg, PA, and died March 03, 1996 in Harrisville, Ohio. She married GEORGE WILLIS HOBAUGH, the son of George and Nina Stout Hobaugh.  George was born September 25, 1895, in Pitcairn, PA, and died July 1981 in Harrisville, Ohio.

Children of MABEL TIPPETT and GEORGE HOBAUGH are:

 i. MAXINE L.5 HOBAUGH, b. December 07, 1924; d. July 06, 2000, Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz, Ohio.

ii. LOIS MAE HOBAUGH, b. March 16, 1923; d. November 10, 1987.  Married John Harvey Spragg June 12, 1942.

iii. JOANNE HOBAUGH, b. November 27, 1927.  Married Harold K. Thoburn October 31, 1948.

 

WILLIAM4 TIPPETT (JOHN H.3, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born April 13, 1903, and died October 18, 1972 in Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights, PA. He married LOIS G. BOARTS, daughter of JOHN BOARTS and ANNIE McELFRESH. She was born January 19, 1909, and died October 1987.

 (Picture of John Tippett - second from left - with sons Ralph, Jack and Bill)

 

WILLIAM TIPPETT and LOIS G. BOARTS TIPPETT:

Burial: October 21, 1972, Forks Church Cemetery, Leechburg, Armstrong County, PA.

Children of WILLIAM TIPPETT and LOIS BOARTS are: Four children

 

DOROTHY ISABELLE4 TIPPETT (JOHN H.3, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born September 03, 1908 in Leechburg, PA, and died January 09, 1989 in Leechburg, PA. She married LEROY HARRIS THOMPSON August 13, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA, son of FRANK THOMPSON and ELLA HINES. He was born February 12, 1906 in Painesville, Ohio, and died December 06, 1957 in Allegheny General Hospital, DorothySchool.jpg (47346 bytes) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 Picture of Dorothy and classmates, Leechburg, Pa.  Dorothy is 3rd row back, third from left.  

 

Obituary for DOROTHY ISABELLE TIPPETT:

From "The Apollo News Record", January 11, 1989:

Dorothy I. Thompson, 80, 414 Third Street, Leechburg, Died Jan. 9, 1989, at 8:50 a.m. in Citizens General Hospital, New Kensington.  She was born Sept. 3, 1908 in Leechburg, the daughter of the late John and Grace Archibald Tippett.  She lived at her Third Street residence the past eight years. She previously lived in Monaca. She was a member of Hebron Evangelical Lutheran Church, Leechburg. Survivors include: two sons, John F. Thompson, Gilpin Township, and James E. Thompson, Hagerstown, MD; three daughters, Mrs. Gilbert (Dolores) Freilino, Leechburg, Roberta Shea, Monroeville, and Pat Kennedy, Gilpin Township; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mabel Hobaugh, Harrisville, Ohio, and Leroy (sic)(Vivian) Grimm, Coraopolis. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Jack, Ralph and William Tippett; a sister, Agnes Thompson; and two grandsons, Bruce Thompson in 1984, and Joseph Kennedy in 1961. Friends will be welcomed by her family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday night at Clawson's, Second at Main, Leechburg, where a funeral service will be held at noon, officiated by her pastor, The Rev. Edward Sheenan(sic). Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Gilpin Township.

 

Children of DOROTHY TIPPETT and LEROY THOMPSON are:

i. DOLORES JEAN5 THOMPSON,  Leechburg, PA.RobertaDolores.jpg (123140 bytes)

 ii. ROBERTA LEE  THOMPSON, b.  Leechburg, PA.

 

 

JackJim.jpg (133682 bytes)iii. JOHN FRANK THOMPSON, b. Leechburg, PA.

 

DorothyAndChildren.jpg (45951 bytes) iv. PATRICIA GAY THOMPSON, b. Leechburg, PA.

 v. JAMES ERROL THOMPSON, b. December 04, 1938, Leechburg, PA; d. February 10, 1998, Leechburg, PA.

(Picture to the left:  Back row - Roberta, Dorothy, Dolores; front row - Patricia, Jack and James)

 

VIVIAN GRACE4 TIPPETT (JOHN H.3, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born September 18, 1915 in Leechburg, PA, and died June 06, 2001. She married LEROY GRIMM in Leechburg, PA, son of CHARLES GRIMM and MARY REICHENBACH. He was born December 26, 1911, and died May 26, 1994 in Coraopolis, Allegheny County, PA.

 

Burial: Temple of Love Mausoleum, Allegheny County Memorial Park, PA

Children of VIVIAN TIPPETT and LEROY GRIMM are: Two living children

 

MINNIE ELLA4 ROBERTS (MINNIE ALICE3 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1) was born July 03, 1897 in South Fork, Pennsylvania, and died 1937 in Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.  She married JASPER M. SHAFFER 1919, son of DAVID SHAFFER and NANCY UNKNOWN.  He was born December 24, 1891, and died July 1974 in Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

  Burial: Apollo Cemetery, Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

     

EVELYN ELIZABETH4 ROBERTS (MINNIE ALICE3 TIPPETT, JOHN JAMES2, JAMES1,) was born November 02, 1906 in Hyde Park, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and died March 08, 1990 in Elderton, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.  She married SAMUEL PAUL KINTER 1925.  He was born March 07, 1905, and died December 1981 in Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

 

Acknowledgements:  Kathryn Morano, for the Rounsley family; Larry Tippett, for the descendants of William Tippett;  Joan Dorner, for the Ednie family; Paul Abram, for the Abram family; Alice Jean Kinter McMunn, for the descendants of Minnie Alice Tippett.