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Re: find history JOSHUA COMPTON, Davidson Co, TN

On the 1870 census, Nashville - the 6 year old mulatto daughter is listed as "Maria L Compton". Her younger sister, age 1 is Mary A.

Nashville Bride index lists a marriage:

Title Marriage
Section/pg 218

Bride Compton, Maria L. (African-American)
Groom Noel, Henry F. (African-American)
Date 16 June 1881
Marriagebk 7

This may be the Maria L from 1870.

Other records of interest are:

Title Marriage
Section/pg 149

Bride Scruggs, Ella (African-American)
Groom Compton, Joshua (African-American)
Date Sept.10,1880
Marriagebk 7

Title Marriage
Section/pg 29
Bride Scruggs, Jennie (African-American)
Groom Compton, Wm. H. (African-American)
Date 27 Jan 1892
Marriagebk 10

Hope this helps,


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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