Abigail Tompkins

F, (8 December 1801 - 16 November 1859)
Father-Biological*William Tompkins1 b. 16 Mar 1765, d. 19 Nov 1843
Mother-Biological*Lydia Lane1 b. 24 Aug 1769, d. 13 Apr 1843
Family Lines
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Last Edited=11 May 2022
Gravestone of Abigail (Tompkins) Travis
     Abigail Tompkins was born on 8 December 1801 at Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1 She was the daughter of William Tompkins and Lydia Lane.1

Abigail Tompkins, age 22, married Joseph Travis, age 23 , son of John Travis and Phebe Whitney, on 17 November 1824 at Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.1 Abigail, age 48 years, and Joseph, age 48 years, appeared on the US Census of 1850 at Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York.2 Abigail Tompkins died on 16 November 1859 at Peekskill, Westchester County, New York, at age 57.3,1 She was buried at Yorktown Church Cemetery, Yorktown, Westchester County, New York. Abigail's epitaph reads:

Wife of Joseph Travis
Aged 57 years 3 mos 11 days.3,1

Children of Abigail Tompkins and Joseph Travis


  1. Whitney Research Group. Online http://wiki.whitneygen.org/wrg
  2. Census Bureau. 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2009.
  3. Find-a-Grave. Online https://www.findagrave.com/