Turpin Family

  • Thomas Turpin (1607-1649)

    Thomas Turpin

    b.abt.1607 Yorkshire, England; parents ukn
    d.Oct. 30, 1649 York, ME
    m.ca.1629 Agnes Knee
    b.abt.1610 Compton Martin, Somerset, England; d/o William and Anne Knee
    chr.June 27, 1613 Bromham, Wiltshire, England
    d.aft.1674 York, ME

    CHILDREN included:

    1. Elizabeth Jane Turpin b.abt.1634 Wells, Somerset, England d.Oct. 18, 1710 York, ME m.abt.1650 York, ME Phillip Adams
    2. Thomas Turpin b.abt.1636 England
    3. Agnes Turpin b.abt.1638 York, ME d.abt.1660 Kittery, ME
    4. Anne Turpin b.abt.1642 York, ME

    NOTE: From: Provincial Papers: Documents and Records Relating to the Province of New Hampshire 1623-86 edited by Nathaniel Bouton (1867), pp 217-19; represented in Samuel G. Drake's, Annals of Witchcraft in New England (1869), pp.102-7: A Thomas Turpin was drowned in Portsmouth, NH before 1656 as a witch.

    From Directory of the Ancestors of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: THOMAS, fisherman, Isle of Shoals, N.H., removed Portsmouth, N.H. 1645.

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