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Major Continental Army Major Jonathan TIPTON III (b. 23 Oct 1750, d. 18 Jan 1833)Major Jonathan TIPTON III (son of Jonathan TIPTON II and 3rd wife-Juliatha UNKNOWN) was born 23 Oct 1750 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, and died 18 Jan 1833 in Overton, Tennessee.He married 2nd wife-Keziah "Cuzy" ROBERTSON on Bet. 1781 - 1782 in Washington, Tennessee, daughter of Col. Charles 'Black Charles' Robertson and Susanna Nichols.
Notes for Major Jonathan TIPTON III:
Jonathon Tipton III was a Major in the Revolutionary War and fought 13 battles under George Washington. He was wounded in the battle of Kings Mountain where he was 2nd in command. He was also with George Washington at Valley Forge.
"Jonathon Tipton was born in Frederick County, Virginia, in 1750. Early settling in what became Washington County, East Tennessee, he was, in February 1777, made a Major, and was engaged in guarding the frontiers: and in 1780, had a fight with Inidans at the mouth of Flat Creek, on Nolachucky. He was second in command of Seviers regiment at Kings Mountain; and then served on Arthur Campbell's campaign, leading a detachment against Telassee and Chilhowee. In the fall of 1781, he went on service with Colonels Shelby and Sevier under General Greene, in South Carolina. Major Tipton died in Overton County, TN, January Eighteenth, 1833, in his eighty-third year (Lyman Draper, Kings Mountain and its Heroes).
Marriage 1 Lavina STEPHENS b: abt 1765
Married: abt 1804 in Buncombe, North Carolina
William Esau TIPTON b: abt 1809 in Buncombe. North Carolina
Thomas Stephens TIPTON b: abt 1805 in North Carolina
Marriage 2 Keziah "Cuzy" ROBERTSON
Jacob TIPTON b: abt 1791 in Wautauga, Tennessee
David TIPTON b: abt 1794 in Washington, Tennessee
Joseph TIPTON b: abt 1796 in Washington, Tennessee
Marriage 3 Frances Perlina DAUGHERTY b: abt 1755
Married: abt 1770 in Fredrick, Virginia
John TIPTON b: abt 1771 in Washington, Virginia
William Hannibal TIPTON b: abt 1772 in Fredrick, Shenandoah, Virginia
Mary TIPTON b: abt 1774 in Washington, Tennessee
Hannah TIPTON b: abt 1775
Samuel TIPTON b: abt 1777 in Washington, Virginia
Lavisa TIPTON b: abt 1782
Jonathan TIPTON b: abt 1783
Wiley TIPTON b: abt 1785
Vina TIPTON b: abt 1776
More About Major Jonathan TIPTON III and 2nd wife-Keziah "Cuzy" ROBERTSON:
Marriage: Bet. 1781 - 1782, Washington, Tennessee.
Children of Major Jonathan TIPTON III and 2nd wife-Keziah "Cuzy" ROBERTSON are:
- +Joseph TIPTON, b. Abt. 1796, Toe River, Yancey Co., N.C., d. Abt. 1884, Stantonsburg, Yancey Co., N.C..