Lipford Family

Pittsylvania County Court Records 15th February, 1841: Daniel Lipford and Others against Elizabeth Lipford In Chancery: The Court ordered Coalman Bennett, appointed as a Commissioner, to sell the land on which Anthony P. Lipford lived and died, after advertising the time and place for one month. He was also to divide the slaves into 3 equal parts: one third to Amos Lipford, one third to Daniel Lipford, and divide the last third equally between John Y. Yates (in right of Elizabeth Feline Lipford his wife) and Anthony Lipford (son of Fielding Lipford).

Pittsylvania County Court Orders, February 18, 1841, Motion of Coalman D. Bennett with Richard Jones and Thomas L. Jones, who entered into a Bond, in penalty of $20.00, and the required certificate is granted him for obtaining letters of administration on the estate of Anthony P. Lipford deceased from Elizabeth Lipford widow. The inventory included 24 slaves and the total estate valued at $10,084.45. Source: Book 13, Accounts Current, July 1840-Feb.1843 Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Book 14, Accounts Current, pp. 306-308, lists amounts paid, including cash to Amos Lipford $330.00, Daniel Lipford $347.75, Anthony Lipford (son of Fielding Lipford who had died) $129.09, and John Y. Yeatts (for Elizabeth Feline Lipford Yeatts, granddaughter) $155.53.

Anthony Par Lipford was declared a Patriot by the Tennessee SAR (Sons of the American Revolution): Tennessee State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution: Anthony P. Lipford # 1528

War of 1812 Documentation - Click to Enlarge Amos Lipford II - Click to EnlargeAmos Lipford II, son of Anthony Par Lipford and Elizabeth Robinson Lipford, was born 1786 in Cumberland County, Virginia and served in the War of 1812. Amos was a farmer. He married Elizabeth Frizzell, daughter of Abraham Frizzell and Sarah Williams, on 19 March 1788 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Amos and Elizabeth Lipford had eleven children, all born in Pittsylvania County, before moving to McNairy County, Tennessee about 1845. Their children were William R. Lipford, born 1815-1816; Eliza Louisa Lipford, born 1817 and married Charles Noah Boswell 1844 in Pittsylvania County; Julia R. Lipford, born 1819 and married Byrd R. Yates 1842 in Pittsylvania County; Fielding B. Lipford, born 1820; Mary B. Lipford, born 1820 and married (1) William David Yates in 1838 in Pittsylvania County and (2) William S, Yates in 1868 in Pittsylvania County; Abraham B. Lipford, born May 1823; Anthony Lipford, born 1825; Daniel A. Lipford, born 1827 and married Mary Druscilla Bagby 1849 in Pittsylvania County; Sarah W. Lipford, born 18 April 1832; John Henry Lipford, born 1835; Elizabeth Missouri Lipford, born 1835.

Amos Lipford died in McNairy County, Tennessee in 1866 and his wife Elizabeth Frizzell Lipford died there in 1878. They are buried in Rose Hill Cemetery near Forty Forks.

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