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William Shute Tompkins
Date: 1812–1882
Remarks: Maker of bass and snare drums; manufactured many for the army during Mexican and Civil Wars; grandson of Abraham Tompkins, who fought in the American Revolution; married Martha A. Hatfield (1812-1855), granddaughter of Joshua Hatfield (1746-1820), who served in the Revolution as captain in the 2nd Westchester Regiment.