Hannah Compton

about 1755–after 1796 (Age 41)
, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Compton was born about 1755, her father, Elaikin Compton, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Joanna Shotwell, was 24. She married Isaac Dye Jr. about 1765, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died after 1796, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Dye Jr.
Hannah Compton
Marriage: about 1765
Isaac Dye III
Jacob or Job Dye
Eleanor Dye
Sarah Dye
James Dye
Amelia Milly Dye

Spouse and Children

about 1765
New York City, New York, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+15 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb ‘short, straight valley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Will of Isaac Dye
  • Hanh. Comton in entry for Isaac Dye, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hannah Compton - birth-name: Hannah Compton

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