Edward Monroe Comp

10 August 1880–20 September 1953 (Age 73)
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Monroe

When Edward Monroe Comp was born on 10 August 1880, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Comp, was 34 and his mother, Ellen Nora Brownawell, was 32. He had at least 1 son with Sarah V Bowman. He died on 20 September 1953, in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Edward Monroe Comp
Sarah V Bowman
Edward Monroe Comp Jr

Spouse and Children



    Edward Monroe Comp Jr


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Comp


    Ellen Nora Brownawell




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Dutch or German Kamp or Kumpf ( see Kump ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Comp in household of Leroy Comp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Comp in household of Samuel Comp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward M Comp, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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