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Pipkin Family Association newsletter (Kansas)

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Leavenworth, Kansas : Pipkin Family Association, c1963-1996
29 v. : ill., facsims., geneal. tables, maps, ports.
Vol. 1 no. 1/2 (Oct 1963) - vol. 29 no. 4 (Dec 1996)


For digital images of 1963-1996 issues and other information, see the Web site: (viewed 6 Feb 2007).

Frequency varies, and has some irregularities: Monthly (1963-1972); quarterly (1973-1974); two issues (1975); bimonthly (1976-1995); quarterly (1996).

Editor: Col. William Philip Pipkin (1963-1996) & Chris Blair Morgan; Phyllis (Mrs. Ken) Ferrarra Hoggatt (1966-1969) & Claude E. Pipkin Jr. & Mrs. J. Nolan (Eleanore) Callahan (1973-1975).

Continued by: Pipkin Family Association newsletter (Arizona) also called Chapter 2.

Preliminary issue was numbered vol. 1 no. 1/2 [one half] (Oct 1963). Some numbering errors: Vol. 2 no. 7 (May 1965) was misprinted as (June 1965); and vol. 3 no. 6 (Apr 1966) was misprinted as vol. 3 no. 7. Unnumbered issue [vol. 7 no. 3] was dated (July 1973), and was the issue following vol. 7 no. 2 (Dec. 1972). Vol. 7 no. 5 was probably never published. Unnumbered [vol. 7 no. 9] was a letter from Secretary dated Jan 1975). Vol. 29 no. 4 (Dec 1996) is a title page only in the same issue as vol. 1 no. 1 (Dec 1996) of its continuing edition, called Pipkin Family Association newsletter, Chapter 2.

Publication of the first run [Chapter 1] ceased with vol. 29 no. 3 (May/June 1996). Vol. 29 no. 4 (Dec 1996) is a title page only, and part of vol. 1 no. 1 (Dec 1996) the Memorial Issue of the continuing fun of the Pipkin Family Association newsletter (Arizona), which was called Chapter 2 by Michele Freitas.

Publication suspended from June 1966 to July 1969; and from April 1975 to January 1976.

Published: Leavenworth, Kansas; Memphis, Tennessee; Houston, Texas; Leavenworth, Kansas.

The Pipkin Family Association was created by Horace Earl Pipkin in 1963. Col. William Phillip Pipkin served as editor of the Pipkin Family Association newsletter and genealogist for the Association from its inception in 1963 until his death in 1996. For digital images of back issues (1963-1996), indexes, and other information, see their Web site.

Back issues available on microfilm.

Some issues were filmed out of order; some are filmed more than once. Some have bleed-through, are faded or blurred, and are difficult to read. Best copy available.

Newsletter for the interchange of genealogical data and history of the Pipkin (and variant spellings) families who came mainly from England, France, Scotland, and Wales. Focus is on the descendants of John Pipkin (ca. 1675-1745) who lived in Virginia, and moved to Nansemond County, North Carolina in 1704. He and his wife, Martha moved to Chowan County, North Carolina, where most of their children were born. Some of their children and grandchildren were John Jr., Joseph, Jesse, Isaac, Stephen, Steward, Mary, Lewis, Daniel, Martha, James, and William Harvey. Pipkins settled in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia in the 1700s. During the 1800s, some moved to Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. Some joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and moved to Utah with the Mormon pioneers. Others belonged to the Methodist, Baptist, and other churches. Some married into the Choctaw, Cherokee, and other American Indian tribes, and lived in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Territories of Oklahoma. Many served in the military. Later descendants also lived in Italy, and in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and elsewhere. Includes some slave names, also names of adopted persons.

A cumulative every name index for vol. 1 (Nov 1963-Oct 1964) is found on the Association's Web site.

Includes some bibliographic references.

Some volumes are indexed.

Includes some queries.

Includes Pepin, Pepkin(s), Phipkin, Pipkine, Pipking, Pipkinne, Pipkinns, Pipkins, Pipkyne, Pippen, Pippin, Pitkin, Pypkyn, Pyppkynn, and other variant spellings.

Also includes Ashcroft (Ashcraft), Barnes, Beck, Benton, Bizzell, Brown(e), Bryant, Cogdall, Craddock (Craddick, Cradoc), Culver, Davis, Dill, Donehue, Duncan, Fry(e), Goodman, Hanlin, Hare, Harrell, Hatch, Herring, Hines, Jernigan, Johnson, Jones, Kirk, Knapp, Kornega (Kornegay), Law(e), Lee, Lewis, Long, McCullen, Mincy, Oraddick, Parker, Rhodes, Sanders, Sappington, Smith, Sullender, Valentine, Westbrook, White, Whitmore, Williams, Yeates (Yates), and other related families.

Library lacks (if published): Vol. 7 nos. 3, 5, 10, 11 and 12.

Some volumes were donated by Ida Ashcroft Gallagher (d. 1982) and her daughter, Glenna Lavonia Gallagher Purdie.

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