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$150000 Estate Split 17 Ways

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An estate of more than $150000 is distributed mostly among 17 friends by Miss Sara R Compton's will admitted to probate by County Judge Frank B Dowling Wednesday.

Miss Compton died June 16 at her home 3431 N Moorings way, Coconut Grove, leaving no relatives The will was dated last Sept 11

After providing for perpetual care of cemetery plots in Newark KJ in the names of John and Alexander Compton the will leaves $10000 and jewelry in two bank safe deposit boxes to her godchild Mrs Ann Chamberlin Hamilton of Harrison NY.

Her home is left to a friend Mrs Mary Stockly 3925 Leafy Way, and $1000, $2000, and $5000 bequests to 16 other friends.

The Boys Club of Greater Miami and Doctors Hospital are given $5000 each and the Gunnery School, Washington $1000.

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Sara Rebecca Compton

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2021) $150000 Estate Split 17 Ways (Miami Herald, Thursday 26th June 1952, ref: #231, published 10 February 2021, generated 20th October 2021 11:00:38 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/150000-estate-split-17-ways-231.html