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find history JOSHUA COMPTON, Davidson Co, TN
JOSHUA COMPTON was sent to the North and then to Fisk University for education by his father (white, large landowner). Josh Compton was elected and served 12 years as magistrate of the Davidson Co Court, TN .. he was Deputy Tax Assessor in charge of old Eleventh District which embraced the Hillsboro Pike area. This was remarkable in that time that the children were recognized and educated by their father.
Henry W. Compton's first family was black, information above. He later married An Ward and had daughters with her.
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