Comp, Jacob S
Comp, Jacob S.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Markleville, Pennsylvania, June 24, 1845. He experienced religion at the age of fourteen, received license to preach in 1867; graduated from Dickinson Seminary in June, 1869, entered the Central Pennsylvania Conference, and travelled the remainder of that year and all the next on Watsontown Circuit. In 1872 failing health obliged him to retire from the active ranks, and he returned to the home of his childhood, where he died, Nov. 16, 1876. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1877, page 26.