Robert Crompton

12 August 1834–18 December 1914 (Age 80)
Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Crompton was born on 12 August 1834, in Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, Thomas Crompton, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Greenalgh, was 30. He married Maria Jane Martin in 1862, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 18 December 1914, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Robert Crompton
Maria Jane Martin
Marriage: 1862
Wieldan Hope
John Fletcher Crompton
Robert Demette Crompton
Ethel Crompton
Francis Elizabeth Crompton
Margaret Ella Crompton
Thomas Crompton

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  • Marriage
    1862Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    A strike involving more than 2,000 workers from 20 textile mills in Paterson, New Jersey. Many of those involved were children, Irish, or both. The primary goal of the strike was to reduce the daily working hours from 13.5 to 11. Employers refused to negotiate, but the strike ended with a declaration that the workdays would now be 12 hours during the week and 9 hours on Saturdays. Paterson employers also blacklisted many of the strike leaders and their families.
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1836: Lee Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Lee, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Lee, Iowa, United States
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 25
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Crumpton .

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

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    Sources (32)

    • Robert Crompton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Robt Crompton in entry for Parley P. Hansen and Ethel Crompton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Robert Crompton in entry for John Fletcher Crompton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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