William Carroll Pipkin Family


submitted by Marie Stanley

John Pipkin, 1745 / Jesse Pipkin / Lewis Pipkin / Isaac Carroll Pipkin

William Carroll Pipkin was born 08 October 1834, the son of Isaac Carroll Pipkin and Martha Patsy Hurd. His place of birth has not yet been determined. On 29 December 1853 in Macon County, Tennessee, he married Susannah (Susan) A. Short, born 28 May 1830.

William enlisted in Company A, 9th Kentucky Infantry of the Union Army on 25 September 1861. The Army listed him as 6 feet tall, fair complexioned, blue eyes and black hair. He was discharged as a Sergeant on 28 May 1863.

In June 1869 he was appointed guardian of minor children of his cousin, William Harvey Pipkin.

The Historic Preservation Society of Macon County researched and compiled a listing of Macon County officials elected by poplar vote for 1842-1990. The following was published for William Carroll:

"Pipkin, William Carroll (c. 1836 - ? . )
HOUSE, 52nd General Assembly, 1901-1903; representing Macon County, Republican. Born in Macon County, c. 1836; son of Isaac and Martha Pipkin. Exact date of birth, extent of schooling, names of wife or children, if any, not determined. Occupation, farmer and merchant at Salt Lick, Macon County. Member Baptist Church. Date of death and place of burial not indicated. Sources: Prepared Roster, House, 52nd General Assembly; U.S. Census, Macon County, 1860, 1870."

Both William Carroll and wife, Susannah A. Short Pipkin, are buried in Liberty Cemetery, Lafayette, Macon County, Tennessee. William died 28 February 1906 and Susannah died 16 September 1908.

Above information was obtained from records researched by Alene Pipkin Kingrey.

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