Daily Archives: June 12, 2011

David B COMPSTON b. 1823 died 1863 Washington DC

Today I heard from Tony Dellarocca at culpshill14th@yahoo.com  the genealogist and historian for the 14th NYSM Co.E Living History Association.  He says  ‘You have a David B. Cumpston listed on your website.  I am absolutely sure this is the David B. Compston from … Continue reading

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Edward COMPSTON Kendal m. 1792

 In May 2010 Janice Jones wrote janjones@mts.net to ask me about Ruth Sewell who married Edward Compston on 25 Jun 1792 in Kendal, Westmorland.  Janice has an Isabella Sewell who married John Smith on 24 Dec 1797, also in Kendal.  She is unsure of Isabella’s … Continue reading

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Mary H CUMPSTON Award – Portland State University

The Mary H. Cumpston Award recognizes one PSU academic professional or university administrator without academic rank for excellence in the area of service to students. The recipient of the annual award is given a citation and a $1,500 check. Can … Continue reading

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Leslie CRUMPTON of Devon UK

In August 2010 I heard from Frank Foord in Australia foordfm@bigpond.com about Leslie Crumpton.  He is searching for information about his great great grandmother Florence Annie (nee Wilkinson/Foord) later Crumpton, who died in 1917, and her son Leslie Crumpton. I have her death entry … Continue reading

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Albert Edward COMPSON / Ellen HESTON

In July 2010 I heard from Amanda Kershaw  amanda.ironmonger@btinternet.com who wrote: ‘Had a look at your sight and how fantastic and interesting. My great grandmother was Ellen Compson who was one of two children born to Albert Edward Compson and Ellen Heston. Albert was … Continue reading

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Compston, John H.; M; 2nd Reg Cav Vols West Virginia State Archives

http://www.wvculture.org/history/medala-l.html  This website gives details of UNCLAIMED UNION CIVIL WAR MEDALS A-L AT THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE ARCHIVES. Each soldier is identified by NAME; RANK; COMPANY; REGIMENT OR BATTERY. In order to claim an ancestor’s medal, a claimant must submit his … Continue reading

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CUMPSTON Jacob; K; 1st Reg Vet Inf Vols West Virginia Archives

http://www.wvculture.org/history/medala-l.html  This site gives details of  UNCLAIMED UNION CIVIL WAR MEDALS A-L AT THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE ARCHIVES. Each soldier is identified by NAME; RANK; COMPANY; REGIMENT OR BATTERY In order to claim an ancestor’s medal, a claimant must submit … Continue reading

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Ernest CRUMPTON of Denbighshire

Richard wrote to me in August 2010 dicky.t@virgin.net  His grandfather was Ernest Crumpton born in Denbighshire and lived in Leamington. His sister was Kate Crumpton. Both these names are on my website – does anyone have further information about them?

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Cora Crowley CUMPSTON

Sue Crowley wrote to me about Cora Crowley CUMPSTON  polarsac@aol.com Does anyone know about Cora’s letters to Standard Oil?  Sue is descended from her oldest brother, James Allen Crowley.   See my website for more details and let me know if you can help … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln CUMPSTON, Iowa

I am doing some computer housekeeping and adding some CUMPSTON messages from my archives. Back in July 2010 I received a message from Steph  Strangeer stangersteph@gmail.com re Nellie Reca Cumpston.  Her husband’s grandmother is Nellie Cumpston b. Jan 12 1903 in Iowa died giving birth to Mark’s … Continue reading

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