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  • Name Nicholas TOMPKINS  [1, 2, 3
    Relationshipwith Regis John CARR
    Born 17 JAN 1796  Oglethorpe County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1820  Putnam County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1830  Putnam County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1840  Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 24 JUL 1860  Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 AUG 1860  Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age 64 years 
    Buried Aft 12 AUG 1860  Tompkins Cemetery, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • http://home.comcast.net/~jamesleeweaver/weaverjl/pafg23.htm#305
      Nicholas Tompkins [Parents] was born in 1796 in Oglethorpe, GA. He died on 12 Aug 1860 in Heard, GA. He was buried in Rock Eagle, Putnam, GA. He married Catherine Griffin Leverett on 17 Dec 1815 in Oglethorpe, GA.
      Other marriages: Springer, Lucinda Baxter
      Title: Major Birth: 1796 in Oglethorpe County, GA Death: 12 AUG 1860 in Heard County, GA
      Fact 1: Major in Seminole War
      Fact 2: Served in Mexican-American War
      Fact 3: 1830 In 1830 census, Putnam County, GAFact 4: 1832 Drew in land lottery

      Catherine Griffin Leverett [Parents] was born on 26 Jul 1793 in ,Wilkes, Ga. She died on 10 May 1836 in Heard, GA. She was buried in Rock Eagle, Putnam, GA. She married Nicholas Tompkins on 17 Dec 1815in Oglethorpe, GA.

      They had the following children:

      M i Giles S. Tompkins was born in 1817 in Oglethorpe, GA.
      F ii Maria Ann Tompkins
      F iii Mary Ellen Tompkins was born in 1821 in Oglethorpe, G
      F iv Sarah Tompkins was born in 1823 in Oglethorpe, GA.
      F v Catherine Griffin Tompkins was born in 1825 in Heard, G
      F vi Emily Eubanks Tompkins
    Person ID I1562  Carr-Scott | John Leverett (1710-1779) Descendants
    Last Modified 26 APR 2017 

    Father Ancestors Giles TOMPKINS
              b. 22 JAN 1766, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 01 APR 1841, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Rhoda THURMAN
              b. 1777, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married APR 1795  Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F2161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Catherine Griffin LEVERETT
              b. 25 JUL 1794, Wilkes County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 10 MAY 1836, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 07 DEC 1815  Putnam County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Giles S. TOMPKINS
              b. 12 AUG 1817, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 09 JUL 1849, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    +2. Maria Ann TOMPKINS
              b. 05 JUN 1819, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 JUN 1898, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Married: 1x3. Mary Ellen TOMPKINS
              b. 05 JUN 1819, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 JUN 1898, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Natural]
    Married: 1x4. Sarah TOMPKINS
              b. 1823, Putnam County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 FEB 1896, Prescott, Nevada, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Married: 1x5. Catherine Griffin TOMPKINS
              b. 1825, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 03 FEB 1882  (Age 57 years)  [Natural]
    +6. Emily Eubanks TOMPKINS
              b. 05 JUL 1829, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 MAR 1914, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucinda Thornton SPRINGER
              b. 06 AUG 1825, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 JUL 1887, Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. William Green Springer TOMPKINS
              b. 1847, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John T. TOMPKINS
              b. 09 AUG 1849
              d. 30 JUN 1853  (Age 3 years)
    Married: 1x3. Eliza Baxter TOMPKINS
              b. 1851, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nicholas TOMPKINS
              b. 1853, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Humphrey A. TOMPKINS
              b. 09 MAR 1857, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 JAN 1936, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +6. Benjamin Hill TOMPKINS
              b. 12 JUN 1860
              d. 02 APR 1911, Franklin, Heard, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 26 APR 2017 
    Family ID F2818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 JAN 1796 - Oglethorpe County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 DEC 1815 - Putnam County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1820 - Putnam County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Putnam County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Heard County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 24 JUL 1860 - Heard County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 AUG 1860 - Heard County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 12 AUG 1860 - Tompkins Cemetery, Heard County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Heard County, GA - History of Its People (page 241)
    Heard County, GA - History of Its People (page 241)
    TOMPKINS -- Humphrey Tompkins, a sailor boy, came from England and settled in Virginia. In 1677 the names of vestrymen in Albemarle Co., Va. were William. Tompkins and Humphrey Tompkins. Humphrey married Emily Eubanks.

    Giles, born 22 Jan. 1766 in Virginia, married 1795 Rhoda Thurman, born 1 Apr. 1844. He moved from Virginia to Oglethorpe Co., Ga. and then to Putnam Co., Ga., being among the first white settlers. He owned three Negroes and built a log cabin in the woods near Rock Eagle, which is still in Tompkins district. Tompkins Inn was built by Giles in 1808. He married Sara Adams second.

    Giles Tompkins was a soldier in the patriot army during the revolutionary war, and migrated from Virginia to Georgia, and settled in Oglethorpe Co. the latter part of the 1700’s.

    Nicholas, born 17 Jan. 1796 in Oglethorpe Co., Ga., died 12 Aug. 1860 near Franklin, Ga. He had moved to Putnam Co. and then to Troup Co. about 1830, and settled on land now within the bounds of Heard Co. He served during the Seminole. War, holding a commission as major. He also served as a soldier in the war with Mexico. He married first Catherine Griffin Leverett, daughter of Thomas Leverett, a Baptist minister, and Mary Griffin, born 23 July 1794, died 10 May 1836 near Franklin, Ga.; he married second Lucinda Baxter Springer of Rotherwood, Carroll Co., Ga. born 6 Aug. 1825 and died near Franklin, Ga. 16 July 1887.

    Children of Nicholas Tompkins and Catherine Griffin Leverett: Giles S., born 12 Aug. 1817, married Amanda West of Troup Co., Ga. and settled in Franklin, Ga., where he died 9 July 1849; Maria Ann, born 3 June 1819, died 17 June 1898 in Newnan, Ga. married 27 Dec. 1836 Lucius Horace Featherston, born 9 June 1816, died 4 Jan, 1866 in Newnan, Ga.; Mary Ellen married Irby H. Scott of Putnam Co., Ga. who served in Co. H, 5th Ga. Inf CSA; Sarah married Beverly D. Thomasson and moved to Arkansas; Catherine Griffin married 8 Jan. 1830 Dr. Joseph Middleton Lane of Franklin, Ga., born 13 May 1823, died 3 Feb. 1882; Emi1y Eubanks, born 5 July 1829, died 3 Mar. 1914 in Newnan, Ga., married 22 Nov. 1846 Benjamin Harvey Wright, born 7 Feb. 1819, died 28 Apr. 1903 in Newnan, Ga.

    Nicholas Tompkins and Lucinda Baxter Springer had the following children: William Green Springer married Salley Jackson; John (9 Aug. 1849/30 June 1853); Humphrey A. (9 Mar. 1857/28 Jan. 1936) married first Viola Monk (28 Feb. 1858/l7 Sept. 1905), married second Mary Satterwhite; Nicholas moved to Texas; Elisa Baxter married Judge ___Russell; Ben Hill (12 June 1860/2 Apr. 1911), married Montezuma Holiday (1 Nov. 1660/0ct. 1917).

  • Sources 
    1. [s48] Ancestry.com Family Trees, Database online.
      Record for Mary Ellen Tompkins

    2. [S111] Family Tree - Leverett-William Sr v123t0283.FTW.
      Date of Import: 22 Nov 2007

    3. [S13] 1860 United States Federal Census, Database online. Year: 1860; Census Place: , Heard, Georgia; Roll: ; Page: 724; Image: 64.
      Record for Nicholas Tompkins

    4. [s48] Ancestry.com Family Trees, Database online.
      Record for Katherine Griffin Leverett