Mathew Compton, Jr.Bef 1709 - 1770 (> 60 years)
Name Mathew Compton Suffix Jr. Born Bef 26 Jun 1709 Charles, Maryland Gender Male Died 14 Mar 1770 Saint Mary, Maryland Notes
Birth date from Calvert Co Newsletter, Apr 1996, p. 2.
From Sarah Browder: In 1957 Bible in possession of Keith Compton, Clayton, NC, will 1770 St. Mary's Co, MD, another family Bible in poss. of Jane Harrison Clagett; deeded land by father in 1737; on 25 May 1754 Matthew Compton, planter and wife, Rachel, conveyed to MatthewMartain (all of Charles Co) for 7123 pounds of tobacco a portion of tract known as "Gisborough", land passed down to Comptons by Margaret Dent, daughter of Thomas Dent of St. Mary's Co, who married Edmund Howard 26 may 1681, then of Somerset but later of Charles Co; they being grandparents of Rachel Howard Compton, the land lying in Charles Co being 156 acres. On same date, 25 May 1754, Matthew Compton and wife Rachel, for 1898 pounds of tobacco the amount of 50 acres from "Gillsborough", "Gisborough" being 164 acres. On 1 Dec 1757, Matthew of Charles Co, conveyed to William Compton, planter, for 6000 pounds of tobacco "Wilton" of 149 acres.
(Vol. 2, #1191)
He received certain land grants 1733 in Charles Co, Maryland.
1733, Dec 15: will of William Stevens Howard, planter, Charles County, gave to daughter Rachel, wife of Mathew Compton, personalty. [This does seem be referring to Matthew Compton Jr, since in the will of Matthew Compton, 1770, St Mary's Co, he names, among others, his wife Rachel. He left to Barton, Alex. and Edmund H, dwelling plantation of "Wornout", son Stephen a portion of that property, estate divided equally between Matthew, John, Susannah, Barton, Alex., and Edmund H. Witnesses were Robert Slye Wood and Henry Morris and Samuel Briscoe.
Will dated February 1770, refers to his land called "Worncoat," which he specifically leaves to wife Rachel during her widowhood, leaving his entire estate to her "unless she marry." He provides that the land shall fall to son Stephen if he has heirs; if not, to Matthew if he has heirs; if not, to John, if he has heirs; or to Barton,, or to Alexander, or to Edmund Howard, whichever has heirs. The will shows that of his six children three are under age and neighter of the other three had children at the time of the making of the will. Matthew Compton signed his will in his own hand before witnesses: Robert Slye Wood, Henry Moris, and Saml. Briscoe. The probate was made in St. Mary's Co on the 3rd day of Sep 1770 in the presence of Rachel Compton, the widow, and the three witnesses. No son Zachariah was named in the will.
Person ID I15262 Lythgoe-Donaldson Last Modified 15 Jul 2010
Father Mathew Compton, Sr., b. 17 Jun 1671, Charles, Maryland , d. 8 Sep 1747, Charles, Maryland (Age 76 years) Mother Susanna Briscoe, b. Abt 1676, Charles, Maryland , d. 11 Jan 1739, Charles, Maryland (Age ~ 63 years) Married 1700 Charles, Maryland Family ID F6987 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Rachel Howard, b. 1714, Calvert, Maryland , d. 25 Dec 1789, Charles, Maryland (Age 75 years) Married Abt 1732 Charles, Maryland Children 1. William Compton, b. 4 Mar 1733, La Plata, Charles, Maryland , d. 1807, Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia (Age 73 years) 2. Susannah Compton, b. Feb 1734, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. 1745, Charles, Maryland (Age ~ 10 years) 3. Stephen Compton, b. 25 Dec 1735, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. Bef 20 Nov 1784, Charles, Maryland (Age < 48 years) 4. Samuel Compton, b. 25 Oct 1737, Charles, Maryland , d. 5 Jan 1765 (Age 27 years) + 5. Zachariah Compton, b. 19 Mar 1739, LaPlata, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. 1790, Culpeper, Virginia (Age 50 years) 6. Margaret Compton, b. 27 May 1740, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. Dec 1817, Charles, Maryland (Age 77 years) 7. Elizabeth Compton, b. 21 May 1742, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. 1797 (Age 54 years) 8. Phillip Compton, b. 11 Apr 1744, d. Aft 1745 (Age > 2 years) 9. Mathew Compton, III, b. 31 Dec 1745, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. 19 Mar 1810, Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia (Age 64 years) 10. John Compton, b. 28 Feb 1747, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. 10 Jan 1803, Kentucky, (probably) (Age 55 years) 11. Susannah Compton, b. 1 Feb 1750, Maryland , d. 11 Nov 1811 (Age 61 years) 12. Barton Compton, b. 3 Dec 1753, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. Bef 1784 (Age < 30 years) 13. Alexander Compton, b. 16 Sep 1755, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. Aft 1784 (Age > 30 years) 14. Edmund Howard Compton, b. 10 Jun 1759, Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland , d. 28 Mar 1838, Marion Co, Kentucky (Age 78 years) Family ID F6994 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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