RICHARD FREELON PIPPIN
28 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 1 March 1837 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 20 June 1913 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Double Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Lewis Pearson and Jane Ann (Lawson) Pippin

1st Married: Celia Emeline "Emma" Laycock about 1855 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 30 December 1838 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 22 January 1881 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: William "Plunk" Whitson Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Thomas J. and Sarah A. (Rippetoe) Laycock

Children:

  1. Louise Virginia "Pink" Pippin
  2. Sarah Pippin
  3. William Lee Pippin
  4. John Wilson Pippin
  5. Nancy Emeline Pippin
  6. Henry McCarver "Mack" Pippin
  7. Richard Murray Pippin
  8. Elmore Douglas Pippin
  9. Delia F. Pippin
  10. Celia Ann Pippin

2nd Married: Amanda Jane Huddleston about 1882 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 26 November 1844 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 16 April 1884 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: William "Plunk" Whitson Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: John L. and Rebecca (Moore) Huddleston

3rd Married: Sarah M. Bohannon on 20 July 1884 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 23 January 1847 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 19 April 1918in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Double Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Campbell and Agnus (Buck) Bohannon

Children:

  1. James Camel Pippin
  2. Thomas Emery Pippin

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Amos Carroll Pippin - 34th Arkansas (Brook's) Infantry - CSA
  • Brother-in-Law: J. P. Huddleston - 25th Tennessee Infantry - CSA
  • Brother-in-Law: J. Levi Jackson - 4th Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA
  • Brother-in-Law: Jesse Hickman Buck - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry- CSA
  • Brother-in-Law: David G. "Crockett" Bradford - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry - CSA

MILITARY INFORMATION

28 thTennessee Infantry
Company B

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Corporal
  • Age: 26 (3 Oct 1861)
  • 3 Oct 1861: Present
  • 7 Sep - 31 Oct 1861: Present
  • 28 Feb - 31 Mar 1862: Present
  • Sep & Oct 1862: Present
  • Jan & Feb 1862: Present

28 thConsolidated Tennessee Infantry
Company K

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Corporal and left the service as a 2nd Corporal
  • Enlisted 7 Sep 1861 at Camp Zolllicoffer
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Present

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed November 7, 1905
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Cookeville, TN
  • Member of 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment under Capt. J. A. Matheny, Col. John P. Murray
  • Disease: Kidney Trouble caused by exposure
  • Born: Putnam County on 1 March 1836
  • Enlisted under Capt. J. A. Matheny 17 Sep 1861 under Col. John P. Murray. He contracted kidney trouble at Mill Springs Hospital in Kentucky.
  • Married: Wife is 59. 1 son.
  • Attest: H. C. Martin and M. M. Owen

Supporting Documents:

  • Rutledge Smithh (19 Aug 1905) - Supports his claim
  • Tennessee Bureau of Pension Examiners (20 Aug 1907) - Request Service Records
  • Rutledge Smith (3 Aug 1908) - What needs to be done?
  • Richard F. Pippin (22 Aug 1907) - RFP was cut off from his command at Tullahoma. He hid in some brushes for several days. He saw quite a few enemy pass by. He came home and remained several days. Captain A. C. Pippin and RFP started back to the the army, but they could not get through.
  • Rutledge Smith (22 Aug 1907) - Is sufficient proof enclosed?
  • War Department (23 Aug 1907) - Sent Service Records

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 275
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 43
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 177
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 151B
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 90A
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 101B

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 8 July 1913
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Putnam County, TN, RDF #4
  • Resident of Putnam County all her life
  • Maiden Name: Sarah M. Bohanon
  • Born in Putnam County in 1847
  • Husband was born 1 March 1837 in what is now Putnam County
  • They were married in 1884 by Rev. Thomas Clouse at Brown's Mill Baptist Church
  • Husband died 20 June 1913 at his home
  • Witness: Columbus Jackson Davis and A. Welch
    • Alex Welch lives in Monterey RFD #1.
    • He has known Sarah Pippin all his life.
    • She has resided in Putnam County all her life.
    • He knew her husband from 1861 until his death.
    • They were married 29 years ago by Rev. Thomas Clouse.

Supporting Documents:

  • Algood Moore (5 July 1913) - Marriage records for the years 1883 - 1884 and 1885 burned in the Court House fire.

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
17 July 1913
Vol. XI, No. 29, Page 3

  • R. F. Pippin departed this life June 20, 1913, about 1 o'clock, after suffering three years and seven months. He leaves a wife and eleven children to mourn his loss. He was 76 years, 3 months and 20 days old. Mr. Pippin was a soldier in the civil war. He was a christian man and had been a member of the Freewill Baptist Church for about 35 years. Mr. Pippin had many friends that will be saddened to hear of his death.

WILL

Putnam County, TN
Will Book 6

  • Name: Pippin, Richard F.
    Page(s): 242
    Date the Will was Written: Sep 10, 1912
    Date the Will was Recorded: Jun 23, 1913
    Spouse: Sarah M. Pippin
    Attest: Lee Dyer & L. R. Dyer

  • Name: Pippin, Sarah M.
    Page(s): 293
    Date the Will was Written: Mar 1, 1918
    Date the Will was Recorded: Apr 22, 1918
    Attest: J. T. Cash & R. L. Dyer
    Sons: Campbell Pippin and Emory Pippin
    Daughter-in-law: Mollie Pippin

ADDITIONAL DATA