Ann Compton

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Compton was born on 6 July 1730, in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Compton, was 39 and her mother, Martha Walker, was 33. She married Joseph Cutter on 17 July 1752, in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 November 1813, in Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States.

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Joseph Cutter
Ann Compton
Marriage: 17 July 1752
Campyon Cutter
Joanna Cutter
Joseph Cutter
John Cutter

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  • Ann Compyon, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


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1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places throughout England (but especially in the southwest) 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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