Tappan-Toppan Genealogy: Ancestors and Descendants of Abraham Toppan of Newbury, Massachusetts, 1606-1672

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Privately printed by the compiler, 1915 - 164 pages
Robert Topham lived in Linton, Yorkshire, England and made his will in 1550. His descendant, Abraham Toppan, lived in Yarmouth, county of Norfolk and came to Massachusetts in 1637 and settled in Newbury. He married Susanna Taylor (1607-1689). Descendants lived in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Indiana, Ohio, New Hampshire, and elsewhere.

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Page 55 - THE DOUBLE-HEADED SNAKE OF NEWBURY. JG WHITTIEK. FAB away in the twilight time Of every people, in every clime, Dragons and griffins and monsters dire, Born of water, and air, and fire, Or nursed, like the Python, in the mud And ooze of the old Deucalion flood, Crawl and wriggle and foam with rage, Through...
Page 122 - Toppan, equally to be distributed among them or the survivors of them, their heirs and assigns forever. Also I give and bequeath unto my son Jacob, my hay-lot at Plum Island, which I purchased of Richard Dummer, sometime the lot of David Wheeler.
Page 55 - Piety and Virtue, shining both by his Doctrine and Life, skilled and greatly improved in the Practice of Physick and Surgery, who deceased July 23. 1747, in the 76th year of his age and 5 ist of his Pastoral Office.
Page 120 - ... commit my soul, body and spirit both in life and death into the everlasting armes of God all sufficient my heavenly Father and to Jesus Christ my alone Saviour and blessed Redeemer through the power and presence of the Eternal Spirit, my body to the earth whence its original was taken, in hope of an happy resurrection in the great day of the man Christ Jesus to whom be glory forever Amen.
Page 120 - Kedeemer, through the power and presence of his holy and good spirit, and my body to the earth whence its original was taken, to be decently buried by my executors...
Page 2 - Henry V. 1420. The earliest mention of the family in the Registry of the Archbishop of York is found in the will of John Topham, of Pately Bridge, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, dated May I, 1403. It divides his property between his wife Elizabeth and his sons and daughters, but does not give their names.
Page 5 - Abraham Toppan being licensed by John Endicott, Esq. to live in this jurisdiction, was received into the town of Newbury as an inhabitant thereof, and hath here promised under his hand to be subject to any lawful order that shall be made by the towne.
Page 100 - TARLETON sumed the practice of law, and held the office of attorney-general of the state for ten years preceding his death. He was a delegate to the Philadelphia Loyalists' convention of 1866, and presided over the New Hampshire Republican convention on 14 Sept., 1886. In the presidential election of 1872 he supported his life-long friend, Horace Greeley.
Page 26 - School, and was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1862.
Page 6 - sundry voyages to the Barbadoes, of which one or two were profitable ; the produce being brought home in...

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