UEL W COMPTON

1905-1985

 

Researched and compiled by Faye Bell (SLC) 2014

            Uel Warren Compton was born in Colorado to Jane and Allen Bert Compton in 1905.  The couple moved to Wyoming where they farmed here and there and in Worland.  Eventually, the parents moved to Ten Sleep and lived there until their passing.  Uel married Marion Kyle (Potts).  He had brothers Ephraim, Everett, Frank, Irving and Clarence and three sisters Eunice [Patras, Allred ], Lillian and Marguerite {Packers).  He married Marion Kyle (Potts) about 1940.  The couple had sons Norman, Bert, Robert, Rex and David plus sisters Sue and Ula.  He passed away 1985.  For many years, his wife Marion Compton taught school in the area .

 

Memories:  They were in Ten Sleep for a short time before their first child was born.  They rented a log house on main street from the Millard F Moses family during 1941-1942 winter.  Their children are all very handsome and intelligent.   In 1989 Rex md Sheridan Adele Moses, daughter of Robert and Nancy Moses and they had one child, a daughter named Kendra born in September 1989. Fb