Susanna Briscoe
Born 1687?
Died ?Feb, 1738 Charles Co. MD

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Matthew Compton

m. 1700?
b. 1671
Charles Co. MD
d. by Aug 9, 1747
Charles Co. MD

b. Nov 9, 1702
Charles Co. MD


b. Nov 5, 1705
Charles Co. MD


b. Feb 6, 1707
Charles Co. MD
d. 1787?
Loudon Co. VA

b. Jun 26, 1709
Charles Co. MD
d. Mar 4, 1770
Worncout, St. Mary's Co. MD
Eleanor (Elender)

b. Dec 1, 1711
Charles Co. MD
d. 1782/3
Charles Co. MD

b. Dec 1, 1711
Charles Co. MD


b. Mar 24, 1714
Charles Co. MD


b. May 19, 1716
Charles Co. MD
d. 1765
Susanna's father was a physcian in St. Mary's Co. MD.
St. Mary's County was established in 1637, the first county in Maryland (see present day map for location). Neighboring Charles County was established in 1650 (see present day map for location).
Daughter Susanna married Robert Whitely who died in 1744. She then married Henry Taylor, a widower in Fairfax Co. VA. Daughter Eleanor (Elender) married John Slye, 1694/95-1777.
In his will written Mar 19, 1744/5, Susanna's widower, Matthew, specifically left his son Samuel all of his estate that Samuel possessed in Virginia, along with 2 shillings sterling. His remaining real property went to his son Matthew Jr., two daughters and a grandson. Summary of the Will of Matthew Compton Sr.
"Matthew COMPTON I", in "Descendants of John F. Compton (Bef 1644 - Aft 29 May 1713 and Bef 5 March 1718)" , website.
Russell, George Ely & Donna Valley Russell, ed., The Ark and the Dove Adventurers, Genealogical Publ. Co., Inc., 2005, pp. 27-39.
Will of Matthew Compton I, Charles Co. MD, SLC Fil #13761, Will #4 1734-1752, pp. 235-236, Liber 25, Folio 150, Mar 19, 1744/45.
Will of Matthew Compton I, Maryland Wills, 25:150