Hannah Compton

1 March 1804–21 July 1884 (Age 80)
Powick, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Compton was born on 1 March 1804, in Powick, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John C Compton, was 41 and her mother, Phebe Tombs, was 29. She married Edmund Wattis on 12 July 1824, in St Giles without Cripplegate, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 21 July 1884, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Wattis
Hannah Compton
Marriage: 12 July 1824
John Wattis
Edmund Orson Wattis
Mary Ann Wattis
Henry Wattis
Charles Wattis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1824St Giles without Cripplegate, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 11
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Hannah Compton Cheney (1 March 1804 – 21 July 1884)

    Hannah was the daughter of John Compton and Phebe Tombs. She married Edmond Wattis in England abt 1824 and they became the parents of four known children: John, Edmond Orsis, Mary Ann and Henry. Emig …

    Sources (32)

    • Hannah Chenery in household of Elam Chenery, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Compton in entry for Hannah Matilda Cheney Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Hannah Cheney in household of Elam Cheney, "United States Census, 1850"

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