Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Stephen Compton

Male 1757 - 1824  (67 years)


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  • Name William Stephen Compton 
    Born 1757  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1824  Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I081288  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Mother Margaret Compton,   b. 27 May 1740, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1817, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F08019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WSM Nov 23 1792/Pursuant to a bill of sale by William S. Compton of Wash Co will be sold, 2 negroes, 7 feather beds and furniture and other items, at dwelling place of William S. Compton - Edmund H. Compton, Joseph Turner
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1806-1808; Liber IB-7 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 328.
      At the request of Joseph Turner the following Deed was recorded April 20, 1807
      Indenture made December 17, 1806; between William Stephen Compton of Washington County, Maryland of the one part and Joseph Turner of St. Mary's County, Maryland of the other part. Whereas William Stephen Compton was formerly seized and possessed of parts of two tracts lying in CC and partially in St. Mary's County, Maryland one called "Boden" and the other called "Boswell" which became the right title and property in fee simple of Joseph Turner by virtue of a conveyance from Francis Hammersley from James Scott and from the said William Stephen Compton and in virtue thereof the said Joseph Turner is now in possession and William Stephen Compton and Joseph Turner being desirous and having agreed to affirm the right of the said Joseph Turner and to avoid all disputes and it also being the voluntary desire of Chloe wife of William Stephen Compton to release her right of dower in the said 2 tracts of land. Now this indenture witnesseth that William Stephen Compton in consideration of 5 shillings paid by Joseph Turner and also for other good considerations does convey unto the said Joseph Turner all those 2 pieces of land aforesaid. Signed William S. Compton in the presence of Samuel Ringgold, John Langley
      State of Maryland, Washington County Sct. December 17, 1806; William S Compton and acknowledged the aforesaid deed and at the same time Chloe Compton wife of William Stephen Compton relinquished her right of dower before Samuel Ringgold and John Langley, Justice of the peace for Washington County, Maryland and certified by O.H. Williams clerk of Washington County on December 29, 1806