Ralph Tompkins, of Salem & Bridgewater

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Ralph Tompkins

Also Known As: "Thompkins", "Tomkins", "Tompkins Tomkyns"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hereford, Herefordshire, England
Death: Died in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Tomkins, of Lostwithiel and Unknown
Husband of Katherine Tompkins; Katherine Tompkins and Hannah Tompkins
Father of John Tompkins, of Salem ; John Tompkins, of Concord; Samuel Tompkins; Elizabeth Taylor; Mary (Marie) Foster and 5 others
Brother of Humphrey Tomkins, of Buckinghamshire; Hugh Tompkins, of St. James Clerkenwell and John Tompkins, of Buckinghamshire

Occupation: IMMIG ON TRUELOVE 1635
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About Ralph Tompkins, of Salem & Bridgewater

Ralph Tomkins (M) b. 1585, d. 1666

Ralph Tomkins Ralph Tomkins arrived with wife and family on the Truelove at Plymouth in 1635. Truelove sailed on Sept 19, 1635

Arrived at Salem, SEP 1635 in the Truelove with wife and YOUNGER members of his family, according to R. A. Tompkins. Pope says he was living in Dorchester in 1637. Sold property there 2 MAY 1648 to John Farnham of Dorchester and moved back to Salem 2 MAY 1638.

Purdy says Ralph and Katherine had six children, Ralph and Hannah one child. The last child born was Martha.

His son, Samuel, was one of the early pioneers of Bridgewater, so Ralph moved there in his old age to be near Samuel's family, according to Pope. Ralph was one of the pioneer settlers of Milford, Connecticut.

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Arrived in America in Sept. 1635 on the "Truelove"

Settled in Dorchester, moved to Salem in 1643

After wife's death, moved to Bridgewater

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Ralph Tompkins, of Salem & Bridgewater's Timeline

1582
January 13, 1582
Houghton Regis, Bedford, Eng
1585
1585
Hereford, Herefordshire, England
1608
January 1608
Age 23
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England
November 6, 1608
Age 23
Buckinghamshire, Edlesbrough, England
1610
1610
Age 25
1612
1612
Age 27
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England
1613
1613
Age 28
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England
1617
1617
Age 32
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England
1620
1620
Age 35
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England
1623
1623
Age 38
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England