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John A. Compton
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Birth: Feb., 1847
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1920
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA

John was the son of Hiram Compton and Margaret Emert McGranahan. He married Addelaid Burke and Cora French.

From the "Big Sandy News," February, 1920:

John Compton died at home in Hewlette, Kentucky, 73 years old, eleven children still survive, brother J.R. of Buchanan, sister Carolyn Prichard of Falls City, Nebraska, seven children at home. He spent all of his life but eight years at home where he died. He was one of the most popular men in the county, because he was one of the most genial and generous. He had a cheerful disposition, full of humor and was an entertaining companion. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hiram Compton (1800 - 1874)
  Margaret Emert McGranahan Compton (____ - 1879)
 
 Spouses:
  Addelaid Burke Compton (1860 - 1887)*
  Cora French Compton (1869 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  John M. Compton (1880 - 1904)*
  Laban Theadore Compton (1886 - 1948)*
  Kenis F. Compton (1886 - 1951)*
  Samuel George Compton (1889 - 1962)*
  D. C. Compton (1891 - 1972)*
  Caroline Compton (1893 - 1917)*
  Lucy Compton Layne (1896 - 1975)*
  Dixie Compton (1899 - 1986)*
  Chester W. Compton (1904 - 1969)*
  Thomas Shannon Compton (1906 - 1984)*
  Jay R. Compton (1908 - 1974)*
  Ernest Blaine Compton (1911 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cornelius Compton (1817 - 1890)**
  Nancy Compton Burns (1829 - 1911)**
  William Jasper Compton (1830 - 1863)**
  Samuel G. Compton (1844 - 1874)*
  Jacob R. Compton (1844 - 1924)*
  John A. Compton (1847 - 1920)
  Margaret Ann Compton (1848 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Compton Family Cemetery
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Judy Llamas
Record added: Aug 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15133286
John A. Compton
Added by: Judy Llamas
 
John A. Compton
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Added by: Judy Llamas
 
 
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- Sheila Compton Ramsey
 Added: Mar. 30, 2010
 
 
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