Compton

Oldest Known Compton Ancestor

Samuel Compton
Samuel Compton was born in Cane Creek, South Carolina and married Elizabeth Lewis who was born abt 1738 in South Carolina, died May 17, 1821, 83 years old, in Warren County, Ohio. Samuel died Feb 06, 1805 also in Warren County, Ohio.

Samuel and Elizabeth were Quakers, belonging originally to the Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, South Carolina. Samuel Compton, Friend, was accepted at the Miami Monthly Meeting, Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio, from Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, South Carolina, by certificate dated Feb 14, 1804. He died the very next year. The records of their children are found in the Bush River Monthly Meeting, South Carolina; Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, South Carolina, and South Miami County, Ohio.

Children of Samuel Compton and Elizabeth Lewis were:

  • Rachael Compton (twin)
  • William Compton (twin) (gggg-grandfather)
  • Samuel Compton
  • Sarah Nelson Compton
  • Amos Comptons
  • John Compton
  • Stephen Compton
  • Matthew Compton
  • Joshua Compton
  • Elizabeth Compton
  • Joseph Compton

William Compton
William Compton was born May 15, 1765 in Cane Creek, South Carolina and married Martha "Patty" (surname unknown) who was born Jun 13, 1762 and died Jul 23, 1837 in Montgomery County, Ohio. William died May 17, 1842 also in Montgomery County, Ohio and was buried along with Martha in the Compton Farm Cemetery in Butler Township. Years later, burials were removed to Poplar Hill Cemetery in Vandalia, Butler Township, Montgomery County, Ohio Poplar Hill Cemetery. William's will is recorded in Montgomery County, Ohio (Book D, p 25) May 28, 1842.

Children of William Compton and Martha were:

  • Amos Compton
  • Eli Compton
  • Mary Compton
  • Nancy Compton
  • Rebecca Compton
  • William Compton
  • Martena Compton (ggg-grandmother)

Martena Compton
Martena Compton was born Sep 30, 1785 and married Samuel Morgan who was born Mar 10, 1782 and died Jul 26, 1831 in Montgomery County, Ohio. Martha died Sep 08, 1820 also in Montgomery County, Ohio. Records state that Martha and Samuel were originally buried in the Compton Farm Cemetery and remains were later removed to Poplar Hill Cemetery in Vandalia, Butler Township, Montgomery County, Ohio.

Children of Martha Compton and Samuel Morgan were:

  • Polly Morgan
  • Anna Morgan
  • Nancy Morgan
  • Ede Morgan
  • Martha Morgan
  • Patty Morgan
  • John B. Morgan
  • Joshua Morgan
  • Reese Morgan
  • Margaret "Peggy" Morgan (gg-grandmother)

Margaret "Peggy" Morgan
Margaret "Peggy" Morgan was born Jun 06, 1808 in Montgomery County, Ohio and married Daniel Johnson February 20, 1832 in Preble County, Ohio. Margaret died Jun 29, 1883 in Montgomery County, Ohio and is buried in Johnson Cemetery in Montgomery County, Ohio.

Children of Margaret "Peggy" Morgan and Daniel Johnson were:

  • Joseph Johnson
  • Isaac Johnson
  • Reese L. Johnson
  • William Johnson
  • Dennis Johnson
  • Louisa Johnson
  • Ede Johnson
  • Edward Louis Johnson (g-grandfather)