know this is a long shot. In New Castle, Botetourt County, VA on 14
May 1839 there was someone who signed his name to a letter as "E.
CAMPBELL". I have a copy that letter. He sent it to his uncle, Rev.
Andrew EARLY, telling him of the death of his father, John CAMPBELL. The
letter was written by a very educated person, his penmanship is
John Campbell was m. to Mary "Polly" EARLY (d/o Daniel EARLY and
Elizabeth ALLISON) in Augusta County on 5 Feb 1795. (I have a copy of
the marriage bond.)
My research shows that John CAMPBELL and Mary "Polly" EARLY had two
children (I'm sure there must be more), E. CAMPBELL and Mary W. "Polly"
CAMPBELL (b. 1814). I am looking for the full name of E. CAMPBELL. The
records show that E. CAMPBELL's wife was J.S. UNKNOWN. I am also
looking for her full name. So far I only have one child for them. She
is Martha S. CAMPBELL b. 1849. She d. in Monroe County, WV on 28 May
1869. She died of consumption and was unmarried at the time of death.
Don't know if it is possible to uncover the entire name of E. CAMPBELL
and his wife J.S. Could his first name have been "EARLY", his mother's
maiden name? I would certainly love to solve this mystery!