Partial Bibliography for Tipton County Genealogy

Beasley, Gaylon N. True tales of Tipton: historical accounts of Tipton County, TN. Covington, Tipton County Hist. Soc.,1981. 197 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Tipton County, pp. 808-818, 885-921). Goodspeed, 1887.

Gwinn, David A. "A historical sketch of Tipton County, TN, 1823-1876, by Col. R.H. Munford." WTHSP 45 (1991), pp. 95-115.

Lornell, Kip. "Sod Rogers: Tipton County herbalist." TN Folklore Soc. Bull. 48 (1982), pp. 61-65.

Tipton County Frazier Alumni Association presents: "The Frazier Epic, 1889- 1970": an exhibit & historical narrative of Frazier School. Covington, the association, 1986. 6 pp.

Turner, Glaldys B. Memories of Island 35: Tipton County, TN. Memphis, Castle Books, 1987. 132 pp.

Williams, Joseph S. Old times in west TN: reminiscences--semihistoric--of pioneer life & the early emigrant settlers

in the Big Hatchie country. Memphis, W.G. Cheeney, 1873. 295 pp. (various reprints available)

Wingfield, Marshall. "Tipton County, TN." WTHSP 3 (1949), pp. 5-26.

Wortham, Mildred O. Tipton County, TN: a place of memories: a people moving forward. Virginia Beach, VA, the

Donning Co., 1994. 208 pp.

Welcome home Atoka! A history of our town. Tim Forbess, ed. Atoka, the editor, 1986. 92 pp.

Moore, Joanne C. "The Devil's Elbow." WTHSP 35 (1981), pp. 5-24.

Marshall, John W. The early history of Mason. N.p., the author, 1985. 147 pp.

Marshall, John W. Mason: a glimpse into the past. Mason, the author, 1991. 75 pp.

Wade, William J. Notes on Randolph, TN. Memphis, n.p., 1949. 7 pp.

Ballard, Helen . Randolph, Tennessee: Rollin' on the River. (self-published).


South Main Historic District 622 S. Main

52 homes & structures including Ruffin Theatre, Tipton County Courthouse and Hotel Lindo

Homes listed on National Register of Historic Places



Havenhall Guest House

183 Houston Gordon Rd



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· P.O. Box 683, Covington TN 38109

· Phone: 901-476-9727

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