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Jacob Rice "Jake" Compton
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1878
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1957
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA

Jacob was the son of Jacob R. Compton and Martha Kinner. He married Rosa E. ___ and Harriett "Hattie" Cooksey.

Jake R. Compton, 79, of 213 Clay Street, Louisa [KY], died at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Riverview Hospital here after an extended illness. Mr. Compton was born March 23, 1878, at Buchanan, a son of Jake and Martha Kinner Compton. He was a retired telegraph operator for the Norfolk and Western Railway, having served with the company for 32 years. He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Louisa and the Men's Bible Class there. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Buchanan Chapel, with the Rev. K.E. Hill and the Rev. C.L. Neff officiating. Burial was made in the Buchanan Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Kilgore-Collier Funeral Home, Catlettsburg. Mr. Compton is survived by the widow, Mrs. Hattie Cooksey Compton and several nieces and nephews resideing in Boyd and Lawrence County.
(Obituary from "Big Sandy News," October 3, 1957.) 
Family links: 
  Jacob R. Compton (1844 - 1924)
  Martha Ann Kinner Compton (1845 - 1926)
  Hattie Cooksey Compton (1886 - ____)*
  Joseph B. Compton (1872 - 1948)*
  Stephen Girard Compton (1874 - 1937)*
  Ulysses G. Compton (1876 - 1932)*
  Jacob Rice Compton (1878 - 1957)
  John C. Compton (1878 - 1939)*
  Laura Compton Prichard (1883 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Buchanan Chapel Cemetery
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Judy Llamas
Record added: Sep 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21809505


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