David Compton

1788–23 September 1838 (Age 50)
<Maurice River, New Jersey>

The Life of David

When David Compton was born in 1788, his father, Ichabod Compton, was 35 and his mother, Ann Gorden, was 38. He married Elizabeth Willis about 1820. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 23 September 1838, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

David Compton
1788–1838
Elizabeth Willis
1803–
Marriage: about 1820
James W Compton
1821–1859
Edwin Augustus Compton
1831–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1820
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1753–1810Male

    Ann Gorden

    Female1750–1811Female

siblings

(10)

    Elizabeth Compton

    Female1773–1834Female

    John Compton

    Male1776–1857Male

    Male1779–1829Male

    Gilbert Compton Sr.

    Male1780–1843Male

    Ichabod Compton

    Male1782–1833Male

+5 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)

  • David Compton, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • David Compton, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • David Compton in entry for Emma A. Clark, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"

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