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1. HENRY PIPPIN1 was born on 26 April 1801 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. He died on 8 January 1879 at the age of 77 in Jackson County, Tennessee.

Henry was about seven when the family moved from North Carolina to Jackson Co Tennesse. He lived on Blackburn's Fork of the Roaring River.

1830 Census - Jackson County, Tennessee
1m under 5, 1m 20-30; 1f under 5, 1f 20-30
1832 Census - Jackson County, Tennessee - tax list

1840 Census. District 12, Jackson Co, TN
Henry Pippin: 1m 5-10, 2m 10-15, 1m 30-40; 1f -5, 1f 5-10, 2f 10-15, 1f 30-40
Between his brothers Reddin and Kinchein

Family found in 1850 Census, Jackson County, Tennessee. Lived next door to his brother Redmon. Most of ages are erroneous in this Census - they seem to be "off" one line.

Ranger Book 1817-1860; Copied under WPA by Mrs. Maude McGlasson, Jun 1936
Taken up by Henry Pippin. One Cow Bruit, a Red Brindle with some white marks. One year old Steer. Appraised $3. 27 Dec 1834.

1860 Census. District 10, Jackson Co TN Mayfield P.O., Hh 890
Henry Pipin, age 60, b. NC. Elizabeth, age 50, b. TN, Elisa, 19, b. TN.

Three of the sons served in the Civil War. Andrew & Simeon both in the 28th TN Infantry, Confederate. Their brother Kinchen was living in Missouri & served in the Union in the 68th Regt of Enrolled MO Militia and the 47th Regt, Missouri INfantry. Andrew was severely wounded in the right arm at the Battle of Chickamauga. Kinchen & his family returned home to Putnam Co TN after war and lived there four or five years, then returned to Missouri.

1870 Census. District 10, Jackson Co TN, Greensboro P.O., Hh 41
Henry Pippin, age 70, b. NC. Elizabeth, age 60, b. TN
Elizie, age 23, b. TN [she was more like age 29....]

After Henry's death, the youngest child Eliza cared for her mother un til she died in 1891. Eliza than lived on the farm until her death - all three are buried at the Morgan Pippin Cemetery which was originally known as the Henry Pippin Family Burying Ground.

Grandson Morgan Pippin, only son of Simeon Pippin, who was also deceased by 1915, received a child's share of the farm; he then bought out the other heirs and received deed to the farm.

Case #2565 from Putnam Co Chancery Court Records. Morgan Pippin vs. Sallie Dowell et al. Report dated 16 Feb 1918 and filed at the March Term of 1918 in answer to a decree at the June Term, 1917, to discover who are the owners of the shares or interest in the Lands of HENRY & ELIZA PIPPIN. Names 7 children each to inherit equally:

ANDY PIPPIN, child of Henry & Eliza, and is dead, who left the following children:
John Pippin
Henry Pippin
W. S. Pippin
Willis Pippin
Joe M. Pippin
Jane Julian
Polly Ann Johnson
Harriet Langford
Julia Steakley
Hulda Jackson
Mollie Dyer
Laura Billingsley
Bettie Jackson
Fannie Birdwell
each entitled to an interest of 1/112
Sarah Dyer who is dead and left Russ Dyer and Emi Roberts whose interest is 1/336 each and Mat Dyer who is dead and left the children Willis Dyer, Joe Lee Dyer, Wade Dyer, Frances Dyer, Sarah Dyer, Mahala Dyer - each entitled to 1/2016, the last 5 being minors.
KINCH PIPPIN who was a child of Andy but who is dead and left the following: Delia Dyer, Hattie Fox, Ova Fox, Etta Fox, JAMES PIPPIN, Roxie Pippin, and Andy Pippin each entitled to 1/784 interest.

Simeon Pippin child of Henry and Eliza is dead and leaves as his only child and heir the complainant Morgan Pippin who is entitled to 1/7 interest

Kinch Pippin child of Henry & Eliza is dead and left the following children, heirs at law:
Deedo Pippin
Pete Pippin
George Pippin
Harvey Pippin
Margaret Roser
Each entitled to 1/49 interest
Duley Pippin Williams is dead and left the children Margaret Pippin Williams, Mary Pippin Williams, and Adam Williams each entitled to 1/147
Buck Pippin is dead and left the following: Frona Frances, Azelee King, Cleveland Pippin, Dolly Pippin, Porter Pippin, Miney Pippin, Cortney Pippin, each entitled to 1/343 interest. The last four children are minors without regular guardians.

Sallie Pippin Dowell is a daughter of Henry & Eliza and entitled to 1/7 undivided interest in said funds.

Betsy Bullington a daughter of Henry and Eliza is entitled to 1/7.

Eliza Pippin is dead leaving no issue; also a child of Henry and Eliza.

Margaret Bohanan, daughter, is dead and left children:
Jack Bohanan
Eliza Buchner
each entitled to 1/14

Hulda Chaffin, also a child of Henry & Eliza, is dead and leaves the following:
Mary May Pippin who is entitled to a 1/14 interest but had sold her share to the Complainant Morgan Pippin.
William Henry Chaffin who was a child of Hulda is dead and left the following heirs at law: J. J. Chaffin, R. L. Chaffin, W. O. Chaffin, L. O. Chaffin, Lena May Allen, Lizzie Jones, Modie Jones, B. R. Chaffin, and Geraldine Chaffin, each entitled to 1/126

Surely this sets a record for the number of heirs named in a court proceeding! And don't you wonder just how much 1/2016 turned out be? 1/4 of a acre of land? 6 cents? I'll bet they could have used a calculator!

Buried Morgan Pippin Cemetery, Putnam County, TN

HENRY PIPPIN and ELIZABETH LAWSON were married about 1824 in Jackson County, Tennessee.2 ELIZABETH LAWSON was born on 13 February 1809 in Rockbridge County, Virginia.3 She died on 22 October 1891 at the age of 82 in Putnam County, Tennessee.

1880 Census. Putnam Co TN, District 7, ED 104, Hh 118
Eliza Pippin, age 70, b. VA as were her parents.
Eliza Pippin, Jr. daughter, age 39, b. TN
Wade Pippin, servant, age 22, b. TN [he was a grandson]

HENRY PIPPIN and ELIZABETH LAWSON had the following children:

+2

i.

ANDREW PIPPIN.

+3

ii.

Kinchen Pippin.

+4

iii.

Hulda Jane Pippin.

+5

iv.

Mary Margaret Pippin.

+6

v.

Simeon "Sim" Pippin.

+7

vi.

Sarah Catherine Pippin.

+8

vii.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Pippin.

9

viii.

Eliza L. Pippin4 was born on 1 November 1841 in Jackson County, Tennessee.5,6 She died on 4 January 1917 at the age of 75 in Jackson County, Tennessee.

Appears to be age 7 in 1850 Census; born about 1843, but it likely should be age 9.

In 1860 and 1870, Eliza was the only child living at home with her parents:
1860 Census. District 10, Jackson Co TN Mayfield P.O., Hh 890
Henry Pipin, age 60, b. NC. Elizabeth, age 50, b. TN, Elisa, 19, b. TN.
1870 Census. District 10, Jackson Co TN, Greensboro P.O., Hh 41
Henry Pippin, age 70, b. NC. Elizabeth, age 60, b. TN
Elizie, age 23, b. TN

1880 Census. Putnam Co TN, District 7, ED 104, Hh 118
Eliza Pippin, age 70, b. VA as were her parents.
Eliza Pippin, Jr. daughter, age 39, b. TN
Wade Pippin, servant, age 22, b. TN [he was a grandson]

1900 Census. Putnam Co TN, District 7, Hh 100
Eliza Pippin, b. Nov 1842, age 57, single
Margaret Campbell, lodger, b. Jun 1840, age 60, widow, b. KY
John Childers, hired hand, b. Jun 1846, age 53, single

1910 Census. Putnam Co TN, District 7, Hh 126
Louise Pippin, age 68, single
Caroline Pippin, cousin, age 58, single
John Childers, hired hand, age 59, single

Never married but lived with and cared for her parents. She lived on the home place until her death; her cousin Caroline lived with her. Eliza deposed for her brother Andrew to draw his Civil War Pension, attesting to his condition when he came home from the War and his continued disability from his injury. The court case to transfer ownership of the home place to Morgan Pippin followed her death.

Dates of birth and death read from grave marker in the Morgan Pippin cemetery in Putnam Co TN by