Person:John Topping (3)

m. 16 Nov 1628
  1. John Topping1636 - 1686
  • HJohn Topping1636 - 1686
  • WSarah White1638 - bef 1678
m. 1655
  1. Sarah Topping1657 -
  2. Temperance Topping1658 -
  3. Captain Josiah Topping1663 - 1726
m. bef 19 Apr 1678
Facts and Events
Name John Topping
Gender Male
Birth? 1636 Wethersfield, Hartford Co, CT
Marriage 1655 Southampton, Suffolk Co, NYto Sarah White
Marriage bef 19 Apr 1678 to Deborah Lockwood
Death? 29 May 1686 Southampton, Suffolk Co, NY

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) " 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 []

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"

  1.   New York. Surrogate's Court (New York County); New York. Prerogative Court; Robert H Kelby; and William Smith Pelletreau. Abstracts of wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York, 1665-1801. (New York, New York: Printed for the New York Historical Society, 1893-1909 [i.e. 1913]), 418-19.