Pompey, Sampson (d. ) C-2

Pompey, Sampson (d. ) C-2

Location:

Colored Cemetery
Section no: C
Memorial no: 2
Orientation:

See map of this cemetery: https://nha.org/cemeteries/maps/libcemeteryothersmap.htm

Personal Information

Name: Sampson Pompey
Gender: Male
Age: 79
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Death:
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Occupation:
Veteran: yes
Branch of service: U.S. Navy
War: Civil War
Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
SAMPSON.
POMPEY
U.S. NAVY

Epitaph: No
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Biographical notes: Served in the Civil War; upon enlisting in New Bedford in 1861, Pompey is recorded as being mulatto and his occupation is listed as cooper. Owned 3 Atlantic Avenue .
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Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Monument

Stone Composition: Marble, White
Stone Shape: Rectangular, slightly curved top
Type of Monument:
Monument Condition: Damaged, chipped
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Shape of text panel: Shield
Main motif: Lettering only
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Data Collection

Date data collected: 2002
GPS marker location:
Stone exists 1900:
Stone exists 2002: yes
Stone exists 2003: ?
Stone exists 2004: yes
Stone exists 2005:
Footstone exists:
Location note:
Citation source:
Field recorder: Barbara White’s 8th grade class
Data input by: Georgen Gilliam Charnes
Reviewed by: Automatic