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Ela Boyd (1894-1920)
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Born: 12 Jun 1894 Tennessee.
Married: William Harvey Compton (1894-) on 23 Dec 1915 in Rogers Arkansas. 2
Died: 4 Feb 1920 New Orleans. 1
Buried: Rogers Cemetery Rogers Arkansas.
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William Taylor Boyd
4 Apr 1849-27 Sep 1925
John Riley Boyd
23 Feb 1871-29 Mar 1960
Married: 1 May 1870
America Elizabeth Robison
13 May 1852-3 Mar 1879
Ela Boyd
12 Jun 1894-4 Feb 1920
Married: 25 Dec 1890
Charles Cooper
1817-Bet 1877 and 1880
Leona Elmira Cooper
12 Jun 1874-2 Jun 1948
Married: 24 Aug 1873
Amanda T. Townsend
Jun 1843-13 Sep 1910

Spouse and Children

      William Harvey Compton

Brothers and Sisters

Mrs. Ela Compton died last Wednesday afternoon at New Orleans, the result of pneumonia following a severe attack of the grippe. Her father, John R. Boyd of Rogers, who had reached New Orleans that morning, brought the body back to rogers, arriving here Saturday. Funeral services were conducted by the pastor, Rev. C.C. Cunningham. Mrs Compton was a well known young woman of Rogers and was especially popular in the Baptist church circles where she was superintendent of the the primary department and a willing and efficient worker in all departments. She had worked for several years in the newspaper offices of Rogers as a compositor and at the time of her death was in New Orleans in the special school of the Merganthaler Linotype Co., studying to become a machine operator. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Rebekah orders. He untimely death, she was only 26, was a great blow to the family and to the many friend. [Rogers Democrat 2/19/20].1


  1. Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com
  2. Ancestry.com. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957