Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Green Hill Cemetery

Marker ID: THC 1A 61
Location: 421 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN
County: Carter
Coordinates: N 36° 21.085    W 082° 13.998
  36.35141666    -82.2333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2A8E


The Tipton family cemetery, it stood near the homesite of Samuel Tipton (1752-1833) and Susannah Reneau (1767-1853). Col. John Tipton, father of Samuel, deeded it to him in 1784. The house was later the home of a nephew, Issac P. Tipton, who father, Issac, died in 1827. Soldiers of all wars from the Revolution to World War I are buried here.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.