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I am open to all possibilities as to who JOHN WILLIAM and LAVINA
CAMPBELL's families are and where in Alabama they lived. I just don't
know any place names for them. Your information is the first that even
comes close to identifying them.
An older cousin told me that JOHN WILLIAM & LAVINA had a family of 16
sons and no daughters. I only have the names or initials of the first
10 sons. For a long time I assumed that my gr-grandfather, HENRY KING
CAMPBELL, was born in Tennessee; that's what the 1880 U.S. census led me
to believe but I now think I found him and his family in the 1870 U.S.
census for Corsicana, Navarro Co, TX, and in that census he and his wife
are both recorded as born in AL. I see Madison and Jackson counties in
AL are just over the line from Tennessee. Maybe that's also a good
clue. The names of JOHN WILLIAM & LAVINA CAMPBELL's sons were:
 Anderson CAMPBELL, b. 22 Oct 1829
 W.K. CAMPBELL, b. 28 Sep 1830
 Jethero CAMPBELL, b. 13 Feb 1834
 J.R. CAMPBELL, b.30 Jun 1836
 Samuel CAMPBELL, b. 2 Dec 1837
 J.M. CAMPBELL, b. 12 Jan 1841
 Ben F. CAMPBELL, b. 31 Mar 1843
 Henry King CAMPBELL, b. 14 Nov 1846 (my gr-grandfathr)
 Jasper N. CAMPBELL, b. 11 Nov 1850
 Felix P. CAMPBELL, b.????
I understand that my gr-gr-grandfather, JOHN WILLIAM, went by the
nickname of "BILL" CAMPBELL.
With this many names to work with, surely I can turn up at least one
relative on this CAMPBELL-L list! Thanks for your response, Richard!
What part of Alabama are we looking for? I have some info that may
or may not help, I have a map drawn up by a gentelman, of Madison and
Jackson Co, and the Campbells that were living at various times on each
side of these borders. I notice That there is a Lavina married to a
William Campbell On the Madison Co. side near New Market it looks like
it says 1849, then on another map I see at a different time 1798 a
Lavina also Married to a William it looks like her Maiden name is
Methvin and in 1831 I also see a James S. Methvin on the Jackson Co.
side right over the border. If this sounds like the right area this
Campbell could very well be related to me, it is very hard to tie this
all in, there have been several of us researching this area for years
and haven't had any success as of yet. Let me know all you can on this
GOOD LUCK and HAPPY HUNTING.
Shirley B. Alexander wrote:
> Does anyone have a LAVINA W. CAMPBELL on their family tree? CAMPBELL
> would be her married name; her surname is unknown. She married a JOHN
> WILLIAM CAMPBELL about 1829 and was living in Alabama in 1846 when my
> great-grandfather, HENRY CAMPBELL, was born. JOHN WILLIAM & LAVINA were
> my gr-gr-grandparents. Who were their parents and siblings?
> Shirley B. Alexander
Does anyone have a LAVINA W. CAMPBELL on their family tree? CAMPBELL
would be her married name; her surname is unknown. She married a JOHN
WILLIAM CAMPBELL about 1829 and was living in Alabama in 1846 when my
great-grandfather, HENRY CAMPBELL, was born. JOHN WILLIAM & LAVINA were
my gr-gr-grandparents. Who were their parents and siblings?
Shirley B. Alexander
In a message dated 3/28/99 10:19:29 PM EST, BRogers386(a)aol.com writes:
<< I have a Campbell, Camel and a McCampbell in my ancestry.
Are these variations of Campbell? >>
I would bet on it Bill. People today have a tough time spelling the name
"Campbell"--here in TN it is not unusual for them to spell Campbell as
"Cambel, Cambal, Cambell. . ." so it is an easy stretch to believe in older
times, with fewer written references that entire family names could have been
changed with a misspelling. I would certainly follow the other spellings in
search of ancestors until I was satisfied that I was on the wrong track.
I need to find some one who has a James Harrison (aka Harry) Campbell in
their line. Harry was born in 1840 and married Martha Ann Parsons in
Bedford Co., Tn. I have much info on his line from 1870 down to present but
need desperately to find his parents, names unknown. Harry and Martha Ann
are both buried in Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville, Tn. Martha's
parents were Parsons with a Fisher Background. Given names were Walter,
Alexander, James, Jacob, George and others. Thank you.
I think it is safe to say you have found a home on this list.
> I have a Campbell, Camel and a McCampbell in my ancestry.
> Are these variations of Campbell?
> Is McCampbell Irish or ?
> Is Camel merely a phonetic spelling of Campbell
> Bill in Orlando
My dad's father is from Center, Texas which is East Texas, do you have
anything from there.
PS one of the girls I coach is HS softball her middle name is Campbell.
From: davidk88 <davidk88(a)texas.net>
To: campbell-l(a)genealogy.org <campbell-l(a)genealogy.org>
Date: Saturday, March 27, 1999 11:20 PM
Subject: Sack full of Campbells
:I sent to the Texas State Library for info on all the
:Campbells that I tought might be my kin. Some of them may yet prove to be
:mine--but not all of them.Thought I would share with you what I received
:incase some of you are looking for these people.
:#1 William Campbell of New York went to Galveston,Texas
:in March,1839 and enlisted in the Army of The Republic of Texas.He also
:received a $30 bounty for something and it
:gives a physical description of him.He was 30 yrs old.
:#2George W Campbell applied for a Confederate war pension
:in 1899 in Leon CO.Texas.He had lived in Texas for 30 yrs
:#3 J.B. Campbell of Bastrop,Tx testified on above Campbells behalf to get
:pension(no relation noted)
:#4 W.E.Campbell Bounty receipts as a Texas Ranger
:#5 D.W.Campbell Railroad Ranger 1923-1929/Service records
:with physical description.etc.
:#6 William M. Campbell/Centerville cemetery Jun.15,1838-Sept.14,1880.
:These can be ordered online from the library or I will be glad to share the
:info from ny copies if you think these maybe your Campbells
: Karen Kerr
I sent to the Texas State Library for info on all the
Campbells that I tought might be my kin. Some of them may yet prove to be
mine--but not all of them.Thought I would share with you what I received
incase some of you are looking for these people.
#1 William Campbell of New York went to Galveston,Texas
in March,1839 and enlisted in the Army of The Republic of Texas.He also
received a $30 bounty for something and it
gives a physical description of him.He was 30 yrs old.
#2George W Campbell applied for a Confederate war pension
in 1899 in Leon CO.Texas.He had lived in Texas for 30 yrs
#3 J.B. Campbell of Bastrop,Tx testified on above Campbells behalf to get the
pension(no relation noted)
#4 W.E.Campbell Bounty receipts as a Texas Ranger
#5 D.W.Campbell Railroad Ranger 1923-1929/Service records
with physical description.etc.
#6 William M. Campbell/Centerville cemetery Jun.15,1838-Sept.14,1880.
These can be ordered online from the library or I will be glad to share the
info from ny copies if you think these maybe your Campbells
Data on Campbells Collected by Viginia S. Fendrick, Mercersburg, PA. (This
info held at Kittochtinny His. Soc. Chambersburg PA)
Presbyterian Church Mercersburg, Franklin Co. Pennsylvania
Frances Campbell-------- December 6, 1771
James Campbell______July 22, 1776
John Campbell--------------Oppression in Militia--October 30, 1776
Dugal Campbell-----------At Camden, NJ. January 1777
Rebecca Campbell-------March 25, 1778
James Campbell---------(Child of James) August 31, 1781
Peggy Campbell---------(Child of Robert) November 18, 1782
Catherine Campbell-----(Child of Robert) November 18, 1782
William Campbell Sr.----July 10, 1783
Patrick Campbell---------August 23, 1794
Eleanor Campbell-------October, 1795
William Campbell--------February, 1803
Jane Campbell------------February 1, 1804
Jane Campbell---------- (Child of Robert)--February September 16, 1821
Mrs. Frances Campbell--September 10, 1823
Robert Campbell---------August 25, 1824
Nancy Campbell---(widow)--May 7, 1829
Duncan Campbell to margaret Newell-----May 9, 1775
Adam Holliday to Sarah Campbell-----November 14, 1776
James Campbell to Sarah McFarland---May 3, 1787
Michael Campbell to Sarah Campbell---May 28, 1789
Caleb Stockton to Jenny Campbell-----December 10, 1793
Charles Campbell to Susanna Reynolds---July 7, 1797
Joseph Cookson to Miss Campbell (Chambersburg)--June 5, 1800
John Campbell to Peggy McKisson---November 20, 1800
Thomas Nixon to Mary Campbell--December 7, 1803
Joseph McKean to Janet Campbell---January 19, 1808
Thomas Campbell to Jane Craven---April 28, 1808
James Parkhill to Elizabeth Campbell----February 13, 1810
James Cummins to Eleanor Campbell---November 11, 1813
Joseah McKinney to Eliza Campbell---September 22, 1814
Charles Leiper to Eleanor Campbell----September 10, 1816
From Samuel Findlay Ledger, Store Accounts. 1774-1790
Dugal Campbell (schoolmaster)
Dugal Campbell (neighbor)
My congresswoman has sent me the following reply to my inquiry on the above
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Additionally, I am unaware of any bill introduced in Congress that would
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introduced, I will not support it. >
Apparently the "hoax" did have some basis for concern, but it was a bit late
and involved a different forum.
There are quite a few Campbells listed here, for those of you who are
looking for Civil War ancestors.
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I am descended from Alexander Campbell who came to the Northwest Territory in
1788 (first year of legal settlement) along with his wife Susannah Lee
Campbell,some children and his brother Archibald. His daughter Hester was born
in Rahway in 1785.Recent examination of colonil census 1607-1789 on Family
Tree Maker family archive showed Alex and Archibald in Middlesex County until
1780s and immediately in 1788 NW Territory Census. Lee family also present in
Middlesex at this time. Confirmation or help requested. Thanks John Campbell
Robert CAMPBELL shows up in Bergen County records over and over again as a
witness to many land transactions etc. around 1800 in the New Barbados /
Hackensack area. Does anyone have data on his genealogy? I suspect he may
fit with my family connections but I cannot find the connection.
I have come to a stand still on tracing of the Campbells. I would
like any information anyone may have on:
John Campbell b. 7-29-1763 d. 9-10-1823
married Elizabeth b. 4-4-1773 d. 4-20-1856
1. John M. Campbell b. 11-20-1807 d. 9-12-1873
m. Eliza Brakenridge Shoaf b. 2-9-1815 d. 3-07-1875
They were from Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA.
They moved to Wayne Co., Ohio about 1852.
1. John Beamer Campbell married Amanda Lehr
I have all the information from John B. down to present
I am interested in hearing from anyone who might have information on the following family, and especially descendants.
Matthew Campbell and Jean Andrew, married at Riccarton, (Ayrshire, Scotland) on 30 Nov 1832. Matthew was born 1809 in Dalrymple, Scotland. He died June 1874 at Newton Terrace, Newton-Ayr. The informant concerning his death, as listed on death certificate was Andrew Campbell, son.
-- [ From: Darlene Bladel * EMC.Ver #2.5.3 ] --
As far as I have John Campbell is my ancestor that came through Boston
in 1717. He was a political refugee from the Stuart uprising of 1715. He
was reportedly related to Lord Loudon. How do I find the connection?. He
was born north of Scotland. How do I find out where?
thank you Darlene
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I am trying to find the parents of Mary (Mollie) HUDSON, b. Dec 1861 in PA
(taken from a census) and died 28 Aug 1910 (from very brief obit)in
Strabane, Washington county, PA. She married John CAMPBELL in 1880
(presumably in Washington county, PA, have no proof of where or exact date).
I found her in the 1870 census index, as a child, living in Cecil township,
Washington county, PA but could not find her on the actual census. Found no
Hudson living there at
that time and the index did not show other Hudson family in Cecil township,
so don't know if she was living with another family or what. Obviously, know
nothing about her parents or siblings. Have been working on this family for
over ten years. Know just about as little on her spouse, John Campbell.
six children, Blanche, Nancy, Edna, Robert Hudson, Burton, and George
Edward. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Nancy Giles
Thank you to everyone who responded to my request for Genealogy software
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votes, followed closely by Family Origins with 6 votes. Personal Ancestral
File received 3 votes with a few others getting one vote.
After reviewing their web sites and studying reviews from PC Magazine, I
decided to buy Family Tree Maker 6.0 which is a new version just now being