A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family. This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!
Homer Compton, 81, died at 9:50 p.m. Monday at the Ken-Joy Convalescent Home in Hope where he had been admitted September 25, following 10 days hospitalization. He was a former Shelby County resident who moved to Lakeland, Florida, following his retirement from the U.S. Tire and Rubber Co. about 20 years ago. Services will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Ewing Mortuary, with burial in Second Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday. Born in Shelby County September 27, 1892, Mr. Compton was the son of William and Clara Compton. He was married
MOTHER OF SIX CHILDREN DIES Mrs. Homer Compton, Age 36 Years, Victim of Pneumonia Early Today HOLD FUNERAL SATURDAY Mrs. Alta Compton, age 36 years, wife of Homer Compton, trustee of Hendricks township, died at the Major Hospital at five o’clock this morning of pneumonia. She was taken to the hospital on Memorial Day and her condition had been critical for the past several days. Carl Robert, one-year-old son, is ill at the present time with pneumonia. Mrs. Compton was born in Shelby county on October 21, 1894. Her marriage to Mr. Compton took place on February 4, 1913, and
2nd Lt., Inf., Transp. Personnel Adjt. Born in Alamance County, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Compton. Entered the service at Mebane, N.C., Sept. 18, 1917. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Gordon, Ga. Sailed for France March 30, 1918. Returned to USA Aug. 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Oct. 8, 1919.
Mode [Moses] D. Compton, fifty-nine years old, well known in this county and city, was found dead in bed early Saturday morning [July 19, 1919] by his wife, who had gone to awaken him at his home one mile east of Edinburg, in Johnson County. Mr. Compton attended the races at Edinburg, Friday, and enjoyed the day. A stroke of apoplexy was said to have been the cause of his death, according to a statement of Dr. Sheek, Johnson County coroner. He was born near Lewis Creek, Selby County, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Compton. Five
COMPTON,Naomi Myrtilla Todd7, (Sereno E.6, Josiah5, Abner4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born June 11, 1848, married Oct. 1, 1874, Charles W. Compton, of Newark, N. J. Child: I. Ruth, b. Dec. 14, 1881, d. infant.
Muddy Creek, Baker County, Oregon Margaret W. Compton, aged 82, of Muddy Creek, died at 7 o’clock Saturday morning at the home of her daughter, Mary Elizabeth Castor, at Union, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Haines Tuesday at 2 o’clock, with Rev. R. C. Lee of Union officiating. Margaret Walthal Compton was born Jan. 7, 1849 at Wilmington, Ohio. She died Apr. 11, 1931, at Union, Oregon. Margaret Walthal was married to Benjamin Compton Aug. 22, 1867, in Clinton County, Ohio, the husband preceding her in death: Dec. 6, 1919, as did
Haines, Baker County, Oregon Leona Compton Was Lifelong Resident of Baker County Funeral services for Leona Compton, 78, were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 27, at The Langrel Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Robert McNeil of the First Methodist Church officiating. Interment was at the Haines Cemetery. Mrs. Compton was born November 8, 1890 at Haines and has been a lifelong resident of this area. She was married to Edmund Almy Brownell on September 13, 1913 and after his death married William F. Compton in April of 1945. Mr. Compton preceded her in death in 1966. She is survived by one son, Edmund
Albert Compton, retired, Charleston; one of the early settlers of Coles county; was born in Fairfax Co., Va., Sept. 24, 1812; in the fall of 1830, he left home and came to Vincennes, Ind., thence to Terre Haute, and from the latter place, in 1833, to Charleston, arriving on the 3d of March; he worked at his trade of a shoemaker for about two years, and then engaged as a clerk in the employ of Baker & Norfolk; in 1835, he was elected Constable and served two years; in August, 1838, he was chosen Sheriff of Coles County, which office