|Birth: ||Feb. 3, 1861|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1935|
Parents: Abraham J. Compton & Rebecca McHenry
Centerville(Iowa) Daily Iowegian: Monday, February 25, 1935
Abram Sanford Compton was born Feb. 3, 1861, in Vervillioin(sic) county Illinois,departed this life Feb. 21,1935, at Guthrie Center, Ia., age 74 years, 18 days.
He was united in marriage Nov. 19, 1894, with Lily A. Moore at Centerville, Ia. To this union was born 11 children, three of which preceeded him in death.
Mr. Compton was a long time resident of Appanoose county and was always active in the affairs of the community in which he lived, being the organizer of the U.M.W. of A. and served as president for several years.
He left this community six years ago, and has been a resident of Guthrie Center, Ia., for some time.
Surviving him besides his widow are five sons and three daughters: Ward S. Compton of Mussellshell, Mont., Mrs. Clarence Smith and Forrest L. C. of Guthrie Center, Ia., Mrs. Geo. Kostas and Walter D. of Davenport, Ia., and Athy, Carl adn Irene at home, also 12 grandchildren. He leaves one brother and one sister of Danville, Ill.
Lily Agnes Moore Compton (1879 - 1969)*
Maude Edith Compton Smith (1901 - 1989)*
Lorranine Compton (1913 - 1913)*
Plot: Row 11
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Jan 31, 2010
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