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Pvt Amos Lewis Compton
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Birth: Mar., 1833
Danby
Tompkins County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1897
Candor
Tioga County
New York, USA

Information extracted from 1927 DAR list of burials in Maple Grove Cemetery. Additional information found on Ancestry.com.

AE 64y 9 mo

Son of Silas Compton & Mary Bacon of Danby, NY

Husband of #1 Louisa
Husband of #2 Maria Curtis

Served in 16th Artillery Regiment, Civil War

Extract from Unit Roster, 16th Artillery Regiment, NY Military Museum web site:

COMPTON, AMOS.--Age, 32 years. Enlisted, February 11, 1864, at Danby; mustered in as private, unassigned, February 11, 1864, to serve three years; transferred to Co. D, Sixth Artillery, May 10, 1864.

Unit Roster from Sixth Artillery:

COMPTON, AMOS--Private, Sixteenth Artillery; transferred to Co. D, Sixth Artillery, May 10, 1864; wounded, June 18, 1864, near Petersburg, Va.; discharged for disability, March 17, 1865, at Lincoln General Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Obit taken from the Tioga County Record, Dec. 16, 1897

Died, Saturday, Dec. 11, Amos Compton, aged 64 years. The funeral was held Monday, Rev. V. M. Seagers officiating. The G. A. R. Post, No. 287, attended the funeral.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Silas Compton (____ - 1895)
  Mary Compton (____ - 1865)
 
 Children:
  Mary Lucinda Compton Slate (1866 - 1933)*
  Charles DeWitt Compton (1874 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amos Lewis Compton (1833 - 1897)
  Lewis Compton (1839 - 1913)*
  Leonard H Compton (1848 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Candor
Tioga County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Daryl Doty Holloway
Record added: Jul 17, 2012
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Pvt Amos Lewis Compton
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