Frances L Compton

24 February 1876–25 April 1953 (Age 77)
Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Frances L

Frances L Compton was born on 24 February 1876, in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States. She married William P Servis on 31 December 1897, in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hopewell, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1920. She died on 25 April 1953, in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

William P Servis
1876–1954
Frances L Compton
1876–1953
Marriage: 31 December 1897
Ruth L Servis
1904–
W Russell Servis
1905–1906
Edna M Servis
1908–
Richard L Servis
1911–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 December 1897
Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States
children

(4)

    Ruth L Servis

    Female1904–Female

    Male1905–1906Male

    Edna M Servis

    Female1908–Female

    Richard L Servis

    Male1911–Male

World Events (8)

1879

Age 3

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances L Servis in household of William Servis Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frances L Servis in household of William P Servis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frances L Servis in household of William Servis Jr., "United States Census, 1920"

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