Robert Tomkyns 1275 of Herefordshire, England
Thomas Tomkyns 1305- of Herefordshire, England
William Tomkyns 1340-1398 of Herefordshire, England
William Tomkyns 1370-1450 of London, England.
Thomas Tomkyns 1410-1450 of Mannington, Norfolk, England
William Tomkyns 1440-1502 of Mannington, Norfolk, England
James Tomkyns 1490-1561 of Mornington and Webley, England.
He married Margaret Ketlesby
John Tomkyns 1540-
Ralph Tomkins 1585-1666 (They seem to have changed the
of their name) He married Katherine Foster. They lived in
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire and emigrated to New England in
1635 on the ship,
They lived in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA.
Micah Tomkins 1615-1690 His wife's name was Mary but there is
other record. They emigrated in 1639. They and Micah's father,
Ralph were among the founders of Milford, New Haven, CT.
Micah Tomkins II 1659- He lived in Newark, NJ. Records of his
marriage and death were destroyed in a church fire.
John Tomkins -1764 He married Rebecca Roberts and lived in
Jedediah Tomkins 1736-1816 He married Martha Barnett
Joseph Tomkins 1753-1832 He fought in the Revolutionary War.
He married Martha Campbell
They seem to have changed the spelling of their name to
Nathaniel Tompkins 1789-1860 He married Nancy Bedford.
He was a first cousin of Daniel Tompkins, who was governor of
York and vice president under James Monroe.
William Allen Tompkins 1812-1890 He married Rebecca Vaughn.
moved from New Jersey to Illinois in a covered wagon in 1845
and lived in Piasa, IL.
Ann Bedford Tompkins 1835-1920 She married Lucian Charles
Clower. He lived in Sangamon county, IL and was well
with Abraham Lincoln for whom he
had profound regard and employed Mr. Lincoln as his attorney.
moved to Shipman IL. the same year that Lincoln went to
Washington as president.
George Howell Clower 1855-1939 He married Fannie Idabelle
Rolla Nathaniel Clower 1885-1974 He married Mary Ann Hunt.
lived in Alton, IL.
Me! Dorothy Viola Clower 1929 I married Gary Nathan
We live in San Diego, CA.
I'll leave it for some of our kids to carry on with this.