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Martha (Sloan) Compton (abt. 1798 - 1870)

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Martha (Mattie) Compton formerly Sloan
Born about in Newberry County, South Carolina, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Sep 2013
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1830 applied for bounty for John Compton, Jr.s 1812 War service.

1850 Census

Name: Martha Compton
Event Place: Laurens county, Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 52
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1798
Birthplace: South Carolina
House Number: 657
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Martha Compton F 52 South Carolina
Robert James Compton M 21 South Carolina
Elizabeth Compton F 21 South Carolina
Mary S Compton F 18 South Carolina
William S Compton M 17 South Carolina
Martha J Compton F 15 South Carolina
Lewis D Compton M 13 South Carolina
Jemima Mims F 28 South Carolina

See Sloan Family History[1]


  1. Entered by Seán Sloane Johnson.

See Also:

  • Sloan-Blakely, p.284, by, James Park Sloan,Old Southern Bible Records: Transcriptions of Births, Deaths, and Marriages from Family Bibles, Chiefly of the 18th and 19th Centuries, Memory Lee Alldredge Lester Genealogical Publishing Com, 1974.[1]
  • Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, A Clan of Comptons, Myldred Compton Lankford, February 15, 1974, unpublished, personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden


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