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Margaret Allen (Compton) Templeton (1873 - 1947)

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Margaret Allen "Allie" Templeton formerly Compton
Born in Laurens County, SCmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married (to ) in Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church, Laurens County, SCmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Laurens, SCmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Dec 2013
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Categories: Laurens, South Carolina | John De La Howe School, McCormick, South Carolina | Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Laurens County, South Carolina.



1900 Census

Name: Maggie Templeton
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Laurens Township (east part, excl. Laurens town), Laurens, South Carolina, United States
District: 55
Gender: Female
Age: 26
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Number of Living Children: 1
Years Married: 3
Birth Date: Jun 1874
Birthplace: South Carolina
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1897
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother of how many children: 2 [1]

"Mrs. Allie Templeton of McCormick has rented the Gilkerson boarding house conducted by Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Gilkerson for a long term of years and will take charge about December 1. Mrs. Templeton is an experienced boarding house keeper and will again open the dining room, which has been closed for the past year."[2]


Margaret Allie Templeton. South Carolina Deaths
Name: Margaret Allie Templeton
Event Date: 20 Apr 1947
Event Place: Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina
Gender: Female
Age (Original): 73y
Birth Year (Estimated): 1874
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: C.L. Templeton
Father's Name: Lewis D. Compton
Mother's Name: Margareet Frank [3]


  1. "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch ([1] : accessed 07 Jun 2014), Maggie Templeton in household of C Lee Templeton, Laurens Township (east part, excl. Laurens town), Laurens, South Carolina, United States; citing sheet 12A, family 203, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241533.
  2. The Laurens County Advertiser, October 5, 1983 - reprint from October 27, 1920.
  3. "South Carolina Deaths, 1944-1955," index, FamilySearch ([2] : accessed 22 February 2015), Margaret Allie Templeton, 20 Apr 1947; citing Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, 07591, Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia; FHL microfilm 2,396,198.
  • The 1940 Census, Laurens City, Sheet 19A, enumerated April 26, 1940.
  • Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, Family Biographical Information per letter to Dave Templeton, August 22, 1976.
  • Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, A Clan of Comptons, P. 50, Myldred Compton Lankford, February 15, 1974, unpublished, personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 7489152, Allie C. Templeton, Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA. [3]
  • Conversations with Frances T. Gaulden - M. Gaulden
  • Templeton, L.B. Templeton Family History Records and Descendants of the Templetons, Who First Settled in What is Now Laurens County, South Carolina: Together with Brief Sketches of Other Templetons, Who Settled in Other Parts of South Carolina and Other States, p.113, Union, S.C.: L.B. Templeton, Jr., 1953. Personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden


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