Nathaniel Tompkins, of Eastchester

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Nathaniel Tompkins

Birthplace: Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Death: Died in Eastchster, Westchester, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of John Tompkins, of Concord & Fairfield; John Tompkins; Elizabeth Hayden and Margaret Tompkins
Husband of Elizabeth Tompkins; Elizabeth Hannah Tompkins and Elizabeth Hannah
Father of Stephen Tompkins; Anna Patience Odell; Mary Odell; Nathaniel Tompkins; Rebecca Close and 2 others
Brother of Ruth Taylor; John Tompkins, of Eastchester and Margaret Tompkins

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About Nathaniel Tompkins, of Eastchester

The Tompkins Genealogy says that he moved from Milford, Conn. to "Ten Farms", Eastchester Co., NY in 1665. A footnote in Early Wills (page 279) states that Nathaniel was living in Fairfield, Conn, in 1649, and settled in Eastchester in 1664.

Nathaniel's will is dated Sep 2, 1684, and was proved Nov 19, 1684. It begins: "In the name of God, Amen. I, Nathaniel Tompkins of Eastchester, make this my last will and testment, being in perfect memory, Blessed by God." In it he names his brother, John and Nathaniel White, and his wife, Elizabeth, executors. He left his wife use of 1/3 of the upland and meadows, and the use of both the houses, and home lot during widowhood. His only son, Nathaniel, was to have the use of the rest of the estate, and he also left $10 to each of this 4 daughters which he then named.

The inventory of his estate and its value lists the following: "home lot and all ye housing" $80; 11 acres of meadow $30; "13 acres of upland already layed out and manured, and about 21 acres of upland undivided" $15; 2 oxen $8; 3 cows $9; "two 3 year olds" $5; one Bay Horse lent to Mr. Gibbs" $6; 20 sheep $8; 10 swine $5; "his waring clothes" $5; "his gun and sword" $1. All figures with $ are English pounds not American dollars. He was christened in 1633. He was born in 1633 at Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.1 He was the son of John B Tompkins and Margaret Goodman. Nathaniel Tompkins married Elizabeth White between 1664 and 1682. Nathaniel Tompkins left a will on 2 September 1684 at Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, Will proved: 19 Nov 1684, Eastchester, Westchester County, New York.1 He died on 6 September 1684 at Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, USA.


Nathaniel and brother John purchased lands in Eastchester NY on une 24, 1664 emigrating from Fairfield CT.

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Nathaniel Tompkins, of Eastchester's Timeline

September 20, 1633
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age 37
Age 38
Eastchester, Westchester County, Province of New York
Age 42
White Plains, New York, United States
September 20, 1678
Age 45
Eastchester, NY