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Col Christopher Quarles Tompkins
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1813
Mathews County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 28, 1877
Richmond
Henrico County
Virginia, USA

Colonel 22nd VA.Inf. Reg. Graduate of William & Mary College ( age 17 ), Graduated USMA, 1836, 27th in a class of 49. Pre-war iron manufacturer, farmer and in the coal mining trade. Half-brother of Captain Sally Tompkins.

Born at "Poplar Grove". Son of Christopher and Elizabeth Cary Smith Tompkins.Graduated from William and Mary and West Point.Married Ellen Wilkens of Baltimore in 1843.They had four children. Died at his home on Franklin Street in Richmond. 
 
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 Parents:
  Christopher Tompkins (1778 - 1838)
  Elizabeth Cary Smith Tompkins (1787 - 1814)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Wilkins Tompkins (1818 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Goodloe Tompkins (1844 - 1862)*
  Ellen L Tompkins Wise (1845 - 1931)*
  Christopher Tompkins (1848 - 1918)*
  William Fraser Tompkins (1850 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Tabb Tompkins Tabb (1807 - 1842)*
  Harriet Pauline Tompkins (1809 - 1842)*
  Christopher Quarles Tompkins (1813 - 1877)
  Elizabeth Patterson Tompkins (1816 - 1842)**
  Benjamin Goodloe Tompkins (1818 - 1847)**
  Maria Mason Tompkins (1831 - 1864)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section D Lot 30
 
Created by: David Waller
Record added: Sep 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6786293
Col Christopher Quarles Tompkins
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Class of 1836
- SLGMSD
 Added: Sep. 13, 2010

- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Sep. 2, 2010
# 1194 in Clan of Tomkyns Vol I
- RF
 Added: Jul. 8, 2010
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