A Chronology


1890-1895: Quentin, Candace, Jason & Maury Compson born to Carolyn (Bascomb) and Jason Compson
1898: their grandmother, Damuddy, dies
1900: Maury renamed Benjamin by his mother
1905-1909: Quentin and Caddy come of age sexually
1909: [1] sale of last of Compson land ("Benjy's pasture"); [2] Caddy loses her virginity to Dalton Ames; [3] Quentin goes north to start college at Harvard
1910: [April] pregnant, Caddy marries Herbert Head at the Compson house, then leaves; [June 2] Quentin commits suicide by jumping into the Charles River