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Photographic Tompkins Album

Photographic Tompkins Album

Posted: 1193533611000
Classification: Query
While in Nashville, TN today I found an album of tintype photos. The album is 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches in size, with a metal clasp for closing. The spine is taped. The photos in the album are labeled with some stating relationships. I could not bear the thought of someone purchasing the album and removing all of the lovely tintypes and selling them one by one.
I am searching for a direct descendant of Alpheus Tompkins and his wife Rachel Miller. I would like to see this album returned to the family.
I am sending this same message to the message boards for the names listed below and to the Rootsweb lists for these names.
The spellings of each family name are my best interpretation of the writing in the album.
Please contact me off list concerning this album.
Virginia L. Aldridge
Evansville IN

The title page lists
Photographic Tompkins Album

Rachel Miller
daughter of John Miller and Elizabeth Bouker
wife of Alpheus Tompkins
John Miller Tompkins married Minerva Tompkins
Sarah Ann Tompkins married Adolphus Vandewater/Vandervater
Mary Tompkins married Haight
Phebe Tompkins married William Atkins
Temperance Tompkins married William Parker

Mary Eliza Parker
daughter of William Parker and Temperance Tompkins Parker

Temperance Tompkins Parker holding
Temperance Eliza Brown
daughter of Sarah Rachel Parker and N. Benjamin Brown
age 15 months

William Parker
son of John Parker

Phebe Haight
daughter of Mary Tompkins Haight
Peter Jay Haight
son of Mary Tompkins Haight

Mary Eliza Atkins married Cornell
daughter of Phebe Tompkins Atkins
Rachel Ann Atkins
daughter of Phebe Tompkins Atkins

Mary Frances Tompkins
daughter of John Miller Tompkins and Minerva Tompkins Tompkins

Sarah Tompkins married Daniel Haight
sister of Alpheus Tompkins

Phebe Miller married Van Vlack
daughter of John Miller and Elizabeth Bouker
sister of Rachel Miller Tompkins

Phebe Haight married Brown
daughter of Mary Tompkins Haight

Walter Tompkins
born Oct. 5, 1848
died Dec 18, 1906

Re: Photographic Tompkins Album

Posted: 1193690675000
Classification: Query
How nice of you to list the album - sure wish it was my line - but I just had to comment - you are fantastic!

Re: Photographic Tompkins Album

Posted: 1372102243000
Classification: Query
My cousin Esther Tompkins Churchill, for whom I am working on a family tree, is the daughter of Ananias D Tompkins and Emily Kirk. Ananias' father was Webster Tompkins who was the son of John Miller Tompkins and Minerva Tompkins. Webster was the son of Alpheus Tompkins and Rachel Miller.

Any information you could give me would be appreciated. Thanks.

Re: Photographic Tompkins Album

Posted: 1372107326000
Classification: Query
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Re: Photographic Tompkins Album

Posted: 1378140554000
Classification: Query
Today, I placed this album online. If you can not click on the link below.. just copy and paste it to your browser. Virginia
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