You hit pay dirt if your our relative!The only name I recognize is William Tipper.In my brother's research from NC (Wake Co., Raleigh), he documented a William who enlisted in the Continental Army on 12 May 1781 and served until 25 May 1782, serving as private in Dixons Company. Listed in Index #89761 of the 17th Report of the DAR.Had two sons under 16 years of age and two white females.Owned no slaves.Believed he and John were brothers.
I don't remember if I documented John, who was also documented in NC (Waker Co., Raleigh) :"Enlisted in the Continental Army 10 May 1776, serving 2-1/2 years, discharged 25 Oct. 1778.Granted 228 acres for 30 months services on 25 Oct 1783.Served as a private in Williams Company of the 4th Regiment of Col. Thomas Polk.Had three sons and three white females under 16 years of age.Owned no slaves.
I'm not sure if John is the father of Augustus who was the father of John Wiley.
He also lists a Charley in Bedford Co., PA. "Had two sons under 16 years of age and one white female in household.Owned no slaves.Believed to be related to John and William.
I don't know if the "believes to be related..." is what is in the records or what my brother believes.
At www.motherbedford.com/Patriots.htm, I discovered a John Tipper and Charles Tipper buried in Fulton County (PA?)
I'm still trying to get the additional research from my brother and will post it when I do.