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John Compton Jr. (abt. 1794 - 1839)

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John Compton Jr.
Born about in Laurens County, South Carolina, USAmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Laurens County, South Carolina, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Sep 2013
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John Compton Jr. served for South Carolina in the War of 1812
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John was born about 1794. John Compton ... He passed away in 1839. [1] He could have had brothers, Thomas, Levi and Samuel.[2]

Served as a Private in Captain Samuel Parsons Company in Colonel Sterling Tuckers Regiment during the war of 1812.

Information regarding his DOD and the birth-dates of some Children seem to off and this profile needs further research.

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  1. Entered by Seán Sloane Johnson, Monday, September 30, 2013.
  2. Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, Clan of Comptons, p. 1, Myldred Compton Lankford, February 15, 1974, Unpublished. Personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden
  • "United States Census, 1820," index and images, FamilySearch ([1] : accessed 20 Nov 2014), John Compton, Not Stated, Laurens, South Carolina; citing p. 17, NARA microfilm publication M33, roll 121, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 0162024.


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