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William Jasper Compton
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Birth: 1830
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 31, 1863
Boyd County
Kentucky, USA

Jasper was the son of Hiram Compton and Janney Shannon. He married Mary Pigg. Jasper and Mary were the parents of F. Napoleon "Pole" Compton, Martha Jane Compton Dooley, Caroline Compton, and James Horn Compton.

Jasper was a farmer until the Civil War called upon him to serve. He was in the 39th Kentucky Infantry, Co B, which was organized in Peach Orchard, Kentucky on 18 November, 1862 and mustered on 16 February 1863. The men saw action near Piketon, KY, Wireman's Shoals, big Sandy River and in an area near Prestonsburg in Floyd Co., KY.

He died of disease at the Aldine Union Hospital (a hotel) in Ashland, KY. He was first buried in Ashland, then reinterred in New Albany National Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Hiram Compton (1800 - 1874)
  Janney Shannon Compton (1800 - ____)
  Felix Napoleon Compton (1851 - 1912)*
  Martha Jane Compton Dooley (1854 - 1928)*
  James Horn Compton (1857 - 1932)*
  Cornelius Compton (1817 - 1890)*
  Nancy Compton Burns (1829 - 1911)*
  William Jasper Compton (1830 - 1863)
  Jacob R. Compton (1844 - 1924)**
  Samuel G. Compton (1844 - 1874)**
  John A. Compton (1847 - 1920)**
  Margaret Ann Compton (1848 - 1920)**
*Calculated relationship
New Albany National Cemetery
New Albany
Floyd County
Indiana, USA
Plot: A, 19
Maintained by: Judy Llamas
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3283073
William Jasper Compton
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William Jasper Compton
Added by: Judy Llamas
William Jasper Compton
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- Paul Shannon and Kay Freeman
 Added: Jun. 21, 2015
Wm Jasper Compton & Mary Pigg also had these children: Felix Napolean Compton 1851-1912,Martha Jane Compton 1853-1928, Carolina Compton 1856-1857. Their son, James Horn Compton, was my GF.
- R.M.(Compton) Kuchta
 Added: May. 29, 2012
Thank you for your sacrifice.
- Judy Llamas
 Added: Oct. 13, 2010

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