Mary Compton

Female 1667 - 1735  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Mary Compton 
    Born Nov 1667  Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Feb 1735  Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodbridge Cemetary, Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I266  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 

    Father William Henry Compton, II,   b. 1645, Long Island, , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1709, Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Mary Bowne,   b. 1645,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1666  Long Island, , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caleb Campbell 
    Married 1 Jan 1696 
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1667 - Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Feb 1735 - Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodbridge Cemetary, Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Woodbridge Cemetary
    Woodbridge Cemetary

  • Sources 
    1. [S102] Woodbridge and Vicinity, Joseph Dally.
      About the middle of November, 1667, a sensation was created in the settlement by the arrival of a baby. The first white child born in Woodbridge. The town recognized the event on May 18, 1717 after the child had grown to woman hood and married . She was Mary, daughter of William and Mary Compton. She married Caleb Campbell on January 1, 1696. Her grave is to be seen in the rear of the Presbyterian Church and marked with a brownstone partly covered with moss. It reads: In Memory o f Mary, wife of Caleb Campbell who died 15 February, 1735, aged sixty-seven years and three months. First white child born in Woodbridge.



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