Mary Eliza Compton

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Mary Eliza Compton (Ingersoll)

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Birthplace: NJ, USA
Death: Died in New York, New York, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Wife of Alexander Taylor Compton
Mother of Sarah Rebecca Compton and Alexander Taylor Compton

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About Mary Eliza Compton

Mrs Compton was the widow of A. T. Compton, a lawyer who practiced in both New York and New Jersey. Mr Compton died in 1902. They were the parents of three children (one of whom died in infancy.)

Together with her son Alexander and daughter Sara, she boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (ticket number PC 17756, £83 3s 2d). Mrs Compton occupied cabin E-45.

Mary and Sara were rescued in lifeboat 14.

Following the sinking, Mrs Compton continued to travel the world but made New York City her home base. She continued to spend her summers in Lakewood, New Jersey. She died on died 4 December 1930.

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Mary Eliza Compton's Timeline

1847
August 7, 1847
NJ, USA
1872
April 30, 1872
Age 24
1874
August 16, 1874
Age 27
1930
December 4, 1930
Age 83
New York, New York, NY, USA
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