Gayle I am A descendents of Griffin Tipsword.I have started looking at stuff that my Grandmother & Grnadfather Orth Walter Tipsword Has. I have a family tree of griffin down to my mother. My grandfather had went to Illinois back in the 60's and talked to some tipswords there. We are in Oklahome and would like to know if they are having any reunions anymore? I have a copy of the Tipsword Origin.I show Griffin with wife Virgina & wife Ruth? My Grandfathers dad was Alfred Tipsword son of John Brickenridge Tipsword and john was the son of Issac & Agnes Doty which his father is Thomas son of Griffin.I have seen that Griffin has a brother Solomon?