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Jonathan Tipton of Kings Mountain Fame and His Descendants – Mitchell County Historical Society
Major Jonathan Tipton was one of the Overmountain Men who marched from Tennessee to Kings Mountain and fought in the 10/7/1780 battle that was “the turning point of the America Revolution” (Thomas Jefferson). Besides traveling along the Overmountain Victory Trail through what is now Mitchell County, Jonathan Tipton is linked to our area through his children …