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19 Mar 1608 - Dec 1687

  • BIRTH: 19 Mar 1608, Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, England
  • CHRISTENING: 19 Mar 1608, Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, England
  • DEATH: Dec 1687, Branford, New Haven, CT
  • BURIAL: 1688, Branford, New Haven, CT
Family 1 : Emma ALDRIDGE
  • MARRIAGE: 16 Nov 1626, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
  1. +Thomas TOPPING
  2.  James TOPPING
  3.  Mary TOPPING
  4. +John TOPPING
  5.  Martha TOPPING
  6.  Elnathan TOPPING
Family 2 : Mary
  • MARRIAGE: 20 Oct 1666, Milford, New Haven, CT

Family 3 : Lydia
  • MARRIAGE: BY 1678, Branford, New Haven, CT

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[3449] "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
James Savage
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862; pp444-445
Savage reports other wives, the widows Lydia Wilford and Mary Baldwin, but seems a bit confused about
some of the dates of birth. Thomas moved from Wethersfield to Milford, CT, thence to Southampton, Long
Island, and finally to Branford, CT.
"TOPPING, THOMAS, Milford 1639, but earlier was of Wethersfield and rep. 1639, join. the ch. of M.
with his w. Emma in 1640, had Elnathan, bapt. 2 Aug. of that yr. and James, 12 Feb. 1643. In 1651,
he was a capt. and chos. Assist. and in that rank by an. elect. most of the next twelve yrs.
kept on acco. evid. of resid. at Southampton, on L. I. On 20 Oct. 1666 a contr. made at Milford
for his m. with Mary, wid. of Timothy Baldwin is by her refer. to ten yrs. later, when she was
dispos. of her prob. in conform. with said contr. to her childr. He had, bef. June 1678, made
Lydia, the wid. of John Wilford, his w. and for the resid. of his days liv. at Branford, where
5 Oct. 1686 he gave by deed to his s. Elnathan and James at Southampton all his lds. at S. to
d. Mary Quinny (or some such name) ten cows; to d. Martha Herrick L10 in add. to what she had
rec. to be paid by the s. wh. when had the keep. of the cows also. His wid. in Oct. 1688, transact.
with those s. and d. Nov. 1694. Thirteen of his name had been gr. at Harv. and two at Yale,

"New England Marriages Before 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey, Baltimore, MD, 1985
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"[TOPPING], Thomas1 (-1688l) & 2/wf Mary (_____) (MAPHAM) BALDWIN (-1676), w John, w Timothy;
m cont 20 Oct 1666; Milford, CT"
"[TOPPING], Thomas1 & 3/wf Lydia (_____) [WILFORD] (-1694), w John; by 1678; Milford,
CT/Branford, CT"

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