When Truman Tomlinson was born on 7 July 1780, in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Isaac Tomlinson, was 31 and his mother, Mary Hawkins, was 36. He married Nancy Perry on 6 June 1806, in Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 25 December 1846, at the age of 66, and was buried in Southford, Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.
English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)omelin (see Tomlin ) + -son ‘son of Tomlin’.