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Col Christopher Tompkins
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1740
Chilesburg
Caroline County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1823
Etna Mills
King William County
Virginia, USA

# 405 in Clan of Tomkyns

In Rev War, captain in the
Continental army and a
participant in the seige of Yorktown.

Parents:
Christopher Tompkins 17051779
Joyce Reade 17011771

Married 25 Nov 1774 to Ann Temple Fleet.
They lived at their home Fleet Street in
King William County, where they are buried.

Children:
Ann Temple Tompkins 17751832
Joyce Read Tompkins 1777
Susan Tompkins 1779
William Fleet Tompkins 17811829
Catherine Tompkins 17831832
Col Christopher Tompkins 17851870
Elizabeth Mildred Georgia G Tompkins 17871856
Lucy Read Tompkins 17901834
Joseph Temple Tompkins 17921863
Mary Elliott Tompkins 1797

The original home Fleet Street is thought to be still standing and after restorations looks very much the same as the old photo but with newly painted exterior and a nice slate roof. Where there is a home in this area , the owner today does not know of any visible graves and or stones. If anyone knows different please contact to add information.

From the book, Old New Kent County, Virginia
Some Account of the Planters , Volume 1:

This small country home was erected by Christopher Tompkins. It is a story and half house with large end chimneys and dormer windows to light the upper rooms and the hallways. The size of the house was related to other houses close by, in which the older boys and visitors found quarters. It was here that Christopher Tompkins and Ann his wife reared their family.
To Etna Mills, to Mangohick, and the road from Mangohick to Etna Mills.
In 1820, Christopher Tompkins was charged with 764 acres of land which was his plantation next to the lands of John Hickman at Hickman's Gatepost (Etna Mills).
The site of the residence of Christopher Tompkins Jr was probably on the road to Etna Mills, which was lately a Hutchinson home.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Christopher Tompkins (1705 - 1779)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann Temple Fleet Tompkins (1752 - 1822)*
 
 Children:
  Christopher Tompkins (1785 - 1870)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Reade Tompkins (1730 - 1795)*
  Benjamin Tompkins (1732 - 1811)*
  William Tompkins (1736 - 1772)*
  Francis Tompkins (1738 - 1830)*
  Christopher Tompkins (1740 - 1823)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fleet Street (Plantation Grounds)
Etna Mills
King William County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: RF
Record added: Mar 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50514145
Col Christopher Tompkins
Added by: RF
 
 
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- Pat Scherzinger
 Added: Oct. 8, 2015

- Pat Scherzinger
 Added: Oct. 8, 2015

- RF
 Added: Aug. 27, 2010
 
 
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