Ralph Tompkins (Tomkins) (1585 - 1666) MP

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Nicknames: "Thompkins", "Tomkins", "Tompkins Tomkyns"
Birthplace: Hereford, Herefordshire, UK
Death: Died in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of death: http://www.lapl.org/central/tomkyns-pdf/Tomkyns_Commentary.pdf
Occupation: IMMIG ON TRUELOVE 1635
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About Ralph Tompkins (Tomkins)

Ralph Tomkins (M)

b. 1585, d. 1666

Pop-up Pedigree

    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.

-------------------- 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's Timeline

1582
January 13, 1582
Houghton Regis, Bedford, Eng
1585
1585
Hereford, Herefordshire, UK
1608
January 1608
Age 23
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England
November 6, 1608
Age 23
Buckinghamshire, Edlesbrough, England
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
1636
1636
Age 51