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W. N. Tippett
Born 1832
W. N. TIPPETT, Clay Mills; was born in Licking Co., Ohio, in 1832. He married, in his native county, Miss Julia N. Harris January 12, 1853; in 1856, they came West and located in Clay Township, Jones Co., which has been their home since, with the exception of two years they lived at Scotch Grove; their children are Mary E., the wife of M. B. Walters; Victoria M., the wife of Joseph French, Jr.; Arabel P, and Elizabeth. Mr. Tippett and wife are members of the Free-Will Baptist Church, in which Church he has held various offices, and has taken an active part in its advancement. Mr. T. is a Republican; he is a member of the Masonic Fraternity at Cascade, Iowa; he was Township Trustee two years, and at present he fills the office of School Secretary; he is Clerk of the Free-Will Baptist Church, a position he has filled since 1877.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 704.

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