m. 16 Nov 1628
Facts and Events
Introducing John Topping of Wetherfield, Hartford Co, CT_______________________
Cornell Library New York State Historical Literature Collection "Abstract of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Volume II. 1708-1728) " http://historical.library.cornell.edu:80/Dienst/UI/1.0/Display/cul.nys/nys055 Will of John Topping, dated 19 Oct 1686. Mentions brother Elnathan, wife Deborah, sons Josiah, John, Zerobabel, Ephraim and unnamed daughters. A note identifies John as a son "of Captain Thomas Topping, lived at Soggaponack, in Southampton" and quotes his epitaph:
"Here lieth the body of John Topping, Justice of the Peace, aged 50 years, who departed this life on the 29th day of May in the year 1686".
Will of John Cooper, 06 May, 1662, The American Genealogist, 64:193, Oct 1989. as reported at: "The John Cooper Page" Norris Taylor [email@example.com] http://members.tripod.com/~ntgen/bw/cooper_index.html
Mentioned in the will: Thomas Topping's son Thomas (Topping married Hannah White, daughter of John and Ann (Cooper) White; the child was Thomas Topping, a great-grandchild of John Cooper.) John Topping's daughter Sarah (John Topping was Thomas Topping's brother and married Hannah White's sister, Sarah; the child Sarah Topping was another great-grandchild of John Cooper.
"New England Marriages Before 1700", Clarence A. Torrey, Baltimore, MD, 1985 (as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"TOPPING, John (1636l-1686) & 1/wf Sarah [WHITE]; by 1662; Southampton, LI" "TOPPING, John (1636-1686) & 2/wf Deborah (LOCKWOOD) WARD, w William; aft 1676, bef 19 Apr 1678; Southampton, LI"