Cecelia A Compson

Female1 May 1853–May 1905

Brief Life History of Cecelia A

When Cecelia A Compson was born on 1 May 1853, in Tyre, Seneca, New York, United States, her father, Edward Sanford Compson, was 35 and her mother, Amanda Louisa Douglass, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with John Ditton MacVicar. She lived in Clyde, Wayne, New York, United States in 1880 and Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States in 1900. She died in May 1905, in Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Clyde, Wayne, New York, United States.

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John Ditton MacVicar
Cecelia A Compson
Edna A Mac Vicar
Mabel C Mac Vicar
Charles Jennings Mac Vicar

Sources (8)

  • Celia A Mcvicar in household of John D Mcvicar, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cecelia A. Compson MacVicar, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Compson in entry for Edward A. Bechtold, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 14

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): patronymic meaning ‘son of the stranger or newcomer’ (Middle English come from Old English cuma ‘guest, stranger’, + -son). The -p- is intrusive. See Coombe .

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

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