Samuel Compton
Born May 19, 1716 Charles Co. MD
Died 1765

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Sarah Truman

b. 1716/7?
Prince George Co. MD

Sarah (Sally)

b. 1752/3
Loudoun Co. VA
d. 1847
Rockingham Co. NC

b. 1755?
Loudoun Co. VA
Rockingham Co. NC

b. 1757?
Loudoun Co. VA

b. 1759?
Loudoun Co. VA

Henry Truman

b. 1760?
Loudoun Co. VA


b. 1761?
Loudoun Co. VA

In his will written Mar 19, 1744/5, Samuel's father specifically left him all of his estate, "that Samuel possessed in Virginia", along with 2 shillings sterling. Therefore, Samuel was probably living in Virginia at that time.
Loudoun County Virginia was established in 1757 from Fairfax County. Western settlement began in the 1720s and 1730s with Quakers, Scots-Irish, Germans and others moving south from Pennsylvania and Maryland, and English moving north from Tidewater settlements (see present day map for location).
Samuel's wife Sarah was the daughter of Thomas Truman, 1684-1717, and Sarah Briscoe, 1680-1735, daughter of Col. Philip Briscoe, 1649-1724.
Daughter Daughter Sally and her husband Joseph Richardson moved about 1795, with most of their children to western Rockingham Co. NC, settling on the North Beaver Island Creek on or near the Stokes County line.
"Ancestors of Thomas Daniel Joyce", entry #142,284, website.
"Matthew COMPTON I", in "Descendants of John F. Compton (Bef 1644 - Aft 29 May 1713 and Bef 5 March 1718)" , website.
NSDAR, James Hunter Chapter, Madison NC, "Joseph Richardson" in Early Families of the North Carolina Counties of Rockingham and Stokes with Revolutionary Service, Madison NC, 1977, p. 97-98.
Peden, Henry C. Jr., Truman and Related Families of Early Maryland, publ by author, Bel Air MD, 1987.
Russell, George Ely & Donna Valley Russell, ed., The Ark and the Dove Adventurers, Genealogical Publ. Co., Inc., 2005, pp. 35, 39-40.
Will of Samuel Compton, dated XI-30-1765, proved IV-16-1765, Maryland Wills, 33:280.