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Martha Lumpkin Compton

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
1. Martha Lumpkin Compton Monument
Inscription.

In this spot set apart by the city is buried
Martha Lumpkin Compton
August 25, 1827 - February 13, 1917
Wife of
Thomas M. Compton
Daughter of
Governor Wilson Lumpkin
and his wife
Annis Hopson Lumpkin
In honor of this lady, Atlanta was
once named Marthasville

 
Erected by the Compton Family.
 
Location. 33° 44.843′ N, 84° 22.462′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Touch for map. Marker is in Oakland Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta, Ga. (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakland Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Slave Square (about 500 feet away); Confederate Soldiers Plot (about 600 feet away); Dr. Noel d'Alvigny (about 600 feet away); Dr. Charles d'Alvigny (about 600 feet away); Moses W. Formwalt (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Also see . . .
Martha Lumpkin Compton Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
2. Martha Lumpkin Compton Monument

1. Martha Lumpkin Compton MSS at Atlanta History Center. (Submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Martha Lumpkin Compton MSS at Emory University. (Submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta. (Submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Martha Lumpkin Compton Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
3. Martha Lumpkin Compton Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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