Spring 2019 Newsletter #34


Tipton Family Association of America Annual Meeting and Reunion

Event:Tipton Family Association of America Annual Meeting and Reunion
Date:October 11th and 12th 2019
Location:Waynesville NC
RSVP:Due to the time of year (leaf change) the hotels and motels book in advance and fill up quickly, so please RSVP and reserve you room ASAP.

Hotel Name:Oak Park Inn
Contact Number:828.456.5328
Cost:$266.30 double for 2 nights includes tax

$255.20 King for 2 nights includes tax
NOTE:Make sure to tell them you are there for the TFAA.

Hotel Name:Lake Junaluska Hillside Lodge
Contact Number:828.454.6734
Cost:$80.00 per single/double tax not included (in order to be considered a group and receive this group rate, there must be at least 10 rooms reserved ASAP.
NOTE:Make sure to tell them you are there for the TFAA.

2019 TFAA Meeting / Reunion Tentative Agenda

Covered Dish Picnic

Tipton Talk and Tales (sharing family stories that we heard as we grew up)

Guest Speaker (History of Tipton’s in NC)

Tipton Talent sharing (Family members will be singing or playing music for us all to enjoy)

Reunion Dinner

Session on how to research your linage

TFAA business meeting and voting

Research sharing (Many of us own boxes of letters, pictures and research notes that we will share)

****Again this agenda is NOT set in stone and is due to change.


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The TFAA and President thank the many TFAA members and friends who support our Association financially.  That support makes our family’s association prosper and achieve its goal to preserve Tipton family history in the present!

Please support the Tipton Family Association by making your membership donation to the Tipton Family Association of America on the TFAA website: www.tiptonfamilyassociationofamerica.com

Many Thanks to All Who Make Their Membership Donations to
The Tipton Family Association of America

Tipton Family Membership donations make the TFAA able to accomplish the goals of the membership. In recent years, the TFAA has re-established meetings and newsletters, made the book We Tipton and Our Kin available on CD, provided a plaque in honor of William “Fightin’ Billy” Tipton in Savannah, assisted research in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on the farmland of Colonel John Tipton and the successful quest to find the burial place of Major Jonathan Tipton. With your financial support, we can continue to succeed and do more!

Visit Us at www.tiptonfamilyassociationofamerica.com &/or www.coloneljohntipton.com