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Descendants of MATTHEW TOMLIN


Generation No. 3


4. WILLIAM3 TOMLIN (JOHN2, MATTHEW1) was born Abt. 1733 in Glouster Co. New Jersey, and died 1804 in Goshen, Cape May Co. New Jersey. He married MARTHA ( ? ) Abt. 1755 in Cumberland, New Jersey. She was born Abt. 1733, and died Abt. 1813 in Goshen, Cape May Co. New Jersey.

Notes for WILLIAM TOMLIN:
Private, 3rd. Battalion, Gloucester Co., N.J. Militia under Col. Richard Somers and also a private in Col. Richard Somers' Battalion, New Jersey State Troops, Revolutionary War. William's will is in Book A., page 29, Cape May Court House, New Jersey. Probate wills, F#441460 SLFHL. Will was dated, 13 December, 1797, and probated, 10 November, 1804. In his will, Willian left everything to his wife Martha, until her death or remariage, after which, William II was to receive the land he was living on in Gloucester as his own, but was to pay his sister Mary Locke, twenty pounds. William's sons; Benajah, Gedediah, Samuel and Matthew were to receive the Plantations in Cape May as their own, share and share alike. Benajah was to pay his sister, Martha 20 pounds; Gedediah was to pay his sister Sarah 20 pounds; Samuel was to pay his sister, Millisent, 20 pounds and Matthew was to pay his sister Drusillah, 20 pounds. William's wife and son Samuel were executers to this will. Deed book H, page 308, Cape May, says: "Thomas Leaming and Rebecca, his wife, of Philadelphia Pa., sell two tracts of land on Goshen Creek, Middle Precinct, County of Cape May, State of New Jersey, to William Tomlin for 1100 pounds gold and silver money, in 1797. By Burlington records, William Tomlin bought land near Doughty's Tavern in 1776. This was later known as the Old Tomlin Farm and was later still willed to his son William II. Migration: William and Martha moved with their family from Gloucester Co. about 1780, to Cumberland Co. and from there to Cape May on 1797.
     
Children of WILLIAM TOMLIN and MARTHA
) are:
8. i.   MARY4 TOMLIN, b. 1757, Glouster Co. New Jersey.
9. ii.   SARAH TOMLIN, b. 1761, New Jersey; d. 1845, Cape May Co. New Jersey.
10. iii.   WILLIAM TOMLIN II, b. 1764, Cape May Co., New Jersey; d. 1824, Goshen, Cape May Co. New Jersey.
11. iv.   BENAJAH TOMLIN, b. Abt. 1766, N.J.; d. 1852, Goshen, Cape May Co. New Jersey.
12. v.   MILICENT TOMLIN, b. February 11, 1768, Glouster Co. New Jersey; d. October 26, 1854, Galena, Floyd Co., Indiana.
13. vi.   GEDADIAH TOMLIN, b. 1771, N.J.; d. May 1815, Middle Township, Cape May, N.J..
  vii.   MARTHA TOMLIN, b. Abt. 1772, N.J.; m. BANKS.
14. viii.   MATTHEW TOMLIN, b. Abt. 1773, Cape May Co. New Jersey; d. July 1835, Clark, Indiana.
  ix.   SAMUEL TOMLIN, b. Abt. 1775, N.J.; m. (1) ZEBIAH HILDRETH, December 10, 1799, Cape May, N.J.; d. 1801; m. (2) MARY PRESTON, 1803; m. (3) DEBORAH HEWITT, April 27, 1817, Cape May, N.J..
  Notes for SAMUEL TOMLIN:
Marriage records are in Cape May Court House. Samuel migrated to Indiana, not known when.

15. x.   DRUCILLA TOMLIN, b. 1779, N.J.; d. 1858.


5. MATTHEW3 TOMLIN III (JOHN2, MATTHEW1) was born Abt. 1737 in Goshen, Cape May Co. New Jersey. He married CATHERINE Abt. 1771.

Notes for M
ATTHEW TOMLIN III:
This Matthew Tomlin III is designated as the beginning of the Greenwich Township Line.
     
Children of M
ATTHEW TOMLIN and CATHERINE are:
  i.   ELIZABETH4 TOMLIN, m. ------- WILKINSON.
  ii.   HANNA TOMLIN, m. ------- BUZBY.
  iii.   ISAIAH TOMLIN, m. ELIZABETH --------; d. 1871.
  iv.   ELEANOR TOMLIN, m. SAMUEL HENDRICKSON; d. 1812.
  v.   JOB C. TOMLIN.
  vi.   MATTHEW TOMLIN.
16. vii.   JOHN TOMLIN, b. July 28, 1772, Gloucester, New Jersey; d. November 06, 1839.


6. JACOB3 TOMLIN (MATTHEW2, MATTHEW1) He married ELIZABETH WARE.

Notes for J
ACOB TOMLIN:
Private in the Gloucester co. Militia and of the New Jersey State Troops. When honorably discharged attempted to walk home after the surrender of Cornwallis. Weakened from service and exposure, he died on the way and was buried by his companions in the forest at Somerset, New Jersey.
     
Children of J
ACOB TOMLIN and ELIZABETH WARE are:
17. i.   JAMES4 TOMLIN, b. 1774; d. 1856.
18. ii.   JACOB TOMLIN, b. 1778.


7. JAMES3 TOMLIN (MATTHEW2, MATTHEW1) was born September 08, 1754 in Greenwich, Glouster Co. New Jersey, and died July 12, 1836 in Gloucester Co. New Jersey. He married MARY MORGAN. She was born 1757, and died 1829.

Notes for J
AMES TOMLIN:
He was a private in the New Jersey State Troops. Corporal, Sergeant and orderly sergeant in the Gloucester co. Militia. He was 21 at the time of his enlistment. During the Revolution, the British offered a reward for his head. Applied for his Revolutionary War pension on 15 October, 1832 (New Jersey line # S6252, tracking # 90027768, date of search was Aug. 14 1998 at BYU. Call # E225.W55)
     
Children of J
AMES TOMLIN and MARY MORGAN are:
  i.   MATTHEW G.4 TOMLIN.
  ii.   SARAH TOMLIN, m. (1) -------CARNEE; m. (2) WILLIAM RICHARDS.
19. iii.   ZEBEDEE TOMLIN, b. 1778.
20. iv.   DEBORAH TOMLIN, b. 1778; d. 1869.
21. v.   PETER TOMLIN, b. 1782; d. 1832.
22. vi.   ROXANA TOMLIN, b. 1785; d. 1869.
  vii.   KETURAH TOMLIN, b. 1786; d. 1858; m. JACOB GOODIN.
23. viii.   JOSEPH TOMLIN, b. 1788.
24. ix.   SAMUEL TOMLIN, b. 1791; d. 1859.
  x.   JAMES TOMLIN JR., b. 1792; d. 1808.
  Notes for JAMES TOMLIN JR.:
Killed by a horse

  xi.   PHEBE TOMLIN, b. 1799; m. BARZELLA WEST.


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