Franklin Thompkins

Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Franklin

When Franklin Thompkins was born in 1852, in Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, his father, Alfred Tompkins, was 21 and his mother, Sarah Crouse, was 23. He married Victoria Higgins on 21 April 1870, in Alleghany, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Glade Creek Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Thompkins
Victoria Higgins
Marriage: 21 April 1870
Emmett Lemuel Tompkins
Kenney Tompkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1870Alleghany, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 1
    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 34
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Tompkins .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (14)

    • George Thompson in household of Alfred Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Frank Tompkins in entry for Emmit Tompkins, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • Frank Thompkins in entry for Lemmual Emmett Tompkins, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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