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Rachel Catharine Matilda Pearson Compton
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1864
Crawford County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1941, USA

Rachel Catharine Matilda Pearson married 1) Ed. A. Kemp 2-28-1884. b. 3-15-1857 d. 1-23-1902. He died a tragic death in a sawmill accident. They had 3 children: Mary L who died of consumption. On drs orders, she lived in a tent in Alton tryin to cure her consumption with fresh air. Bessie Mirtle who had many descendents, & George W. who died at age 17. He walked into the path of a bullit fired from 2 men who were argueing at a July 4th ?? picnic. Rachel moved to Evansville, Ind where she met & married 2) Clarence Compton. Her family traveled on a packet boat to visit them. They retired & moved to Leavenworth where their home was washed away in the flood. Rachel & 2nd husb Clarence Compton are suppose to be buried in a cem in Evansville, Ind. 
Family links: 
  George Washington Pearson (1813 - 1899)
  Eunice Elizabeth Dean Pearson (1820 - 1902)
  Edward A Kemp (1864 - 1902)*
  John William Pearson (1838 - 1917)*
  Elihu S Pearson (1844 - 1923)*
  Clayborn A Pearson (1847 - 1917)*
  Martha Comfort Pearson Hayes (1848 - 1916)*
  Milton Fillmore Pearson (1856 - 1946)*
  Mahulda Pearson Kemp (1863 - 1880)*
  Rachel Catharine Matilda Pearson Compton (1864 - 1941)
*Calculated relationship
Created by: S Wheatley
Record added: Mar 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106909164

- Mark Kemp
 Added: Sep. 19, 2016

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