The son of Nancy Margaret Franks Compton and Lewis Duvall Compton, Sr. He was born June 21, 1879 in Laurens County, South Carolina. He was baptized into the Bethel Presbyterian Church, Now Ors, ARP Church August 21, 1870.
↑ Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, Clan of Comptons, pp., Myldred Compton Lankford, Unpublished. Personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden
Find A Grave Memorial# 11056723, Robert W. Compton, Ora ARP Church Cemetery, Gray Court, Laurens County
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Robert by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Robert: