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
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
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.