Franklin Thompkins

1852–
Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Franklin

When Franklin Thompkins was born in 1852, in Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, his father, Alfred Leff 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 1 son. 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
1852–
Victoria Higgins
1854–
Marriage: 21 April 1870
Kenney Tompkins
1875–1957

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1870
Alleghany, North Carolina, United States
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

  • Alfred Leff Tompkins

    Male1831–1864Male

  • Sarah Crouse

    Female1829–1918Female

siblings

(8)

  • John Allen Thompson

    Male1852–1929Male

  • Male1852–Male

  • Cynthia Tompkins

    Female1854–1924Female

  • William Thompson

    Male1856–Male

  • Male1856–1937Male

+3 More Children

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.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Tompkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Franklin Tompkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Franklin Thompkins in household of Sally Thompkins, "United States Census, 1870"

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