William Tomlin (c.1733 - 1804)

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Birthplace: Gloucester, NJ, USA
Death: Died in Goshen, Cape May County, NJ,
Managed by: Jacqueline (Richardson) Harrington
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About William Tomlin

DAR Ancestor #: A114611

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Notes for WILLIAM TOMLIN: Private, 3rd. Battalion, Gloucester Co., N.J. Militia under Col. Richard Somers and also a private in Col. Richard Somers' Battalion, New Jersey State Troops, Revolutionary War. William's will is in Book A., page 29, Cape May Court House, New Jersey. Probate wills, F#441460 SLFHL. Will was dated, 13 December, 1797, and probated, 10 November, 1804. In his will, Willian left everything to his wife Martha, until her death or remariage, after which, William II was to receive the land he was living on in Gloucester as his own, but was to pay his sister Mary Locke, twenty pounds. William's sons; Benajah, Gedediah, Samuel and Matthew were to receive the Plantations in Cape May as their own, share and share alike. Benajah was to pay his sister, Martha 20 pounds; Gedediah was to pay his sister Sarah 20 pounds; Samuel was to pay his sister, Millisent, 20 pounds and Matthew was to pay his sister Drusillah, 20 pounds. William's wife and son Samuel were executers to this will. Deed book H, page 308, Cape May, says: "Thomas Leaming and Rebecca, his wife, of Philadelphia Pa., sell two tracts of land on Goshen Creek, Middle Precinct, County of Cape May, State of New Jersey, to William Tomlin for 1100 pounds gold and silver money, in 1797. By Burlington records, William Tomlin bought land near Doughty's Tavern in 1776. This was later known as the Old Tomlin Farm and was later still willed to his son William II. Migration: William and Martha moved with their family from Gloucester Co. about 1780, to Cumberland Co. and from there to Cape May on 1797.

     

Children of WILLIAM TOMLIN and MARTHA ) are: 8. i. MARY4 TOMLIN, b. 1757, Glouster Co. New Jersey. 9. ii. SARAH TOMLIN, b. 1761, New Jersey; d. 1845, Cape May Co. New Jersey. 10. iii. WILLIAM TOMLIN II, b. 1764, Cape May Co., New Jersey; d. 1824, Goshen, Cape May Co. New Jersey. 11. iv. BENAJAH TOMLIN, b. Abt. 1766, N.J.; d. 1852, Goshen, Cape May Co. New Jersey. 12. v. MILICENT TOMLIN, b. February 11, 1768, Glouster Co. New Jersey; d. October 26, 1854, Galena, Floyd Co., Indiana. 13. vi. GEDADIAH TOMLIN, b. 1771, N.J.; d. May 1815, Middle Township, Cape May, N.J..

 vii.   MARTHA TOMLIN, b. Abt. 1772, N.J.; m. BANKS. 

14. viii. MATTHEW TOMLIN, b. Abt. 1773, Cape May Co. New Jersey; d. July 1835, Clark, Indiana.

 ix.   SAMUEL TOMLIN, b. Abt. 1775, N.J.; m. (1) ZEBIAH HILDRETH, December 10, 1799, Cape May, N.J.; d. 1801; m. (2) MARY PRESTON, 1803; m. (3) DEBORAH HEWITT, April 27, 1817, Cape May, N.J.. 
 Notes for SAMUEL TOMLIN:

Marriage records are in Cape May Court House. Samuel migrated to Indiana, not known when.


15. x. DRUCILLA TOMLIN, b. 1779, N.J.; d. 1858.

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William Tomlin's Timeline

1733
1733
Gloucester, NJ, USA
1757
1757
Age 24
Gloucester, NJ, USA
1761
1761
Age 28
NJ, USA
1766
1766
Age 33
1768
February 11, 1768
Age 35
Gloucester, NJ, USA
1771
1771
Age 38
NJ, USA
1772
1772
Age 39
Cape May, NJ, USA
1775
1775
Age 42
NJ, USA
1775
Age 42
NJ, USA

Elijah Tomlin and his son, William Tomlin, were privates in the 2nd Battalion, Gloucester County Militia, and also served in Col. Richard Somers' company of State Troops during the Revolutionary War.

1779
1779
Age 46