Jonathan Griffin Tompkins

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Jonathan Griffin Tompkins

Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: Eastchester, Westchester, New York, United States
Death: May 22, 1823 (89)
White Pines, Westchester, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joshua Tompkins and Sarah Tompkins
Husband of Sarah Ann Tompkins and Barbara church
Father of Caleb Tompkins; Joshua Tompkins; Dorothy Tompkins; Elijah Tompkins; Irene Tompkins and 8 others
Brother of Stephen Tompkins and Absolom Tompkins

Managed by: Peter Louis Corbasson, III
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About Jonathan Griffin Tompkins

Jonathan Griffin Tompkins and Sarah Ann Hyatt Tompkin were tenant farmers, who acquired middle-class status only shortly before his birth when they purchased a farm near Scarsdale. Jonathan Griffin Tompkins joined several local resistance committees during the Revolution, serving as an adjutant in the county militia. After the war, he served several years as a town supervisor and as a delegate to the state legislature. A self-educated man, the elder Tompkins was determined to provide his children with a classical education.

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Jonathan Griffin Tompkins's Timeline

June 8, 1733
Eastchester, Westchester, New York, United States
December 22, 1759
Age 26
White Plains, NY, USA
April 4, 1760
Age 26
January 21, 1762
Age 28
June 19, 1763
Age 30
Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York, United States
November 28, 1764
Age 31
Age 31
November 11, 1767
Age 34
July 24, 1769
Age 36
August 21, 1771
Age 38
White Plains, NY, USA