Deliah Rozetta Compton

25 June 1872–17 April 1955 (Age 82)
Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Deliah Rozetta

When Deliah Rozetta Compton was born on 25 June 1872, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, her father, Calvin W. Compton, was 42 and her mother, Sarah K. Denney, was 36. She married Raleigh Lee Spencer on 31 March 1888, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Marion, Center Township, Grant, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Center Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 17 April 1955, in Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Raleigh Lee Spencer
1866–1942
Deliah Rozetta Compton
1872–1955
Marriage: 31 March 1888
Inez Spencer
1890–1972
Helene Jeanette Spencer
1894–1975
George Vinton Spencer
1895–1974
Marcella Spencer
1898–1972
Warren Otis Spencer
1900–1965
Avis Spencer
1902–1988
James A. Spencer
1905–1962
Robert Spencer
1907–
Paul Morrison Spencer
1910–1978
Dorothy Spencer
1914–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 March 1888
Henry, Indiana, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Calvin W. Compton

    Male1830–1904Male

    Sarah K. Denney

    Female1835–1916Female

siblings

(8)

    Sanford W. Compton

    Male1857–1910Male

    Viola Sanford

    Female1860–1870Female

    Calvin Compton

    Male1861–1862Male

    Louise Compton

    Female1864–Female

    Albert Lewis Compton

    Male1865–1931Male

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 11

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Delila Compton in household of Calvin Compton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Zella Spencer in household of Raleigh Spencer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rozetta D Spencer in household of Raleigh L Spencer, "United States Census, 1940"

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