You liisted below a William W Campbell who was in Chesterfield Co, SC who
received 947 acres on 1 May 1847.
What else can you tell me about him and what was
his relationship to the
family described therin?
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From: "Gloria Jarrell" <gjarrell(a)pivot.net>
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2005 7:53 PM
Subject: [CAMPBELL] Okay we will get back to genealogy
> Early Campbell/Cherokee Family - Upper SC
> Posted by: Dawn Ridder (ID *****9393)Date: January 06, 2004 at 13:40:44
> of 16346
> Here is a copy of an article which I have copied exactly as it was
> This addresses a Campbell/Cherokee connection. The George G. Campbell
> to be George J. Campbell (in 1908 obituary and also listed as George
> Campbell b. Nov. 23, 1820 Anderson Co, d. Nov.21, 1908 Anderson Co of
> Anderson and Oconee Counties. Any comments?
>>From The Northwest Georgia Historical and Genealogical Society, Vol.16
> Winter Issue #1 1983.
> During the mid-to-late 1700's, several men by the name of "CAMPBELL"
> migrated to America from Antrim County, Ireland. It is believed that the
> were relatives, but it's impossible to prove whether they were brothers,
> cousins or fathers and sons.
> According to the imagration records in the State Archives in Columbia,
> Carolina, the Campbells landed in Charleston, S.C. then moved on the the
> Northwestern part of the state and settled near the Cherokee Indian
> in the old Ninety-sixth District. They applied for American Citizenship,
> follows; Archibald Campbell; 22 Sept. 1784, Bathelomew Campbell; 31 May
> 1785, Alexander Campbell; 12 November 1789, and Josiah Campbell, 21
> 1808, after living in South Carolina for several years.
> They were issued Land Grants as follows; Archibald, old 96th Dist. 640
> acres, 24 March 1785, David, 296 acres 16 July 1798, Duncan; 182 acres 2
> July 1785, Isaac, 230 acres 3 March 1784, Josiah; Camden District, 100
> 22 Sept. 1784, William, 100 acres, 12 October 1784, and William W.
> Chesterfield Country; 940 acres 1 May 1847.
>>From all indications Archibald Campbell was the father of George
> Campbell, born about 1795. In all proven records they were living near
> other, in land titles, tax records, etc. Also a younger Archibald,
> to be George's brother.
> George Washington Campbell married a full blooded Cherokee Indian lady
> Catherine Rattlinggourd about 1815. In 1818 the last land in South
> was concedded to the government, and all indians were forced to leave
> Carolina. George and his family went to Turkeytown, Alabama, where he
> farmed. They were listed in the 1835 Cherokee Census as follows; George
> Campbell, Turkey Town, Alabama, 1 male under 18, 1 male over 18, 3
> under 16, 2 females over 16; total 7, one female being a slave. One farm,
> horses, 40 acres in cultivation, 500 bushels of corn raised. One reader
> English, two readers in Cherokee, one white, counted by marriage, one
> blooded Cherokee, 5 half-breeds.
> Arch Campbell, Creek Path, Alabama was also listed in the 1835 Census.
> males over 18, Three females under 16, 3 females over 16; total 8. Two
> females slaves, one farm, 4 horses, 25 acres in cultivation, 300 bushels
> corn raised. Six readers in Cherokee, 8 readers in English, 1 spinner,
> weaver and all 8 were halfbreeds.
> The only known children of George and Catherine Campbell were; William
> Wesley and George G. Campbell. William Wesley Campbell was born 27 June
> in Turkey Town, Alabama.
> A copy of a muster roll from The National Archives in Washington, D.C.
> that George Campbell and his family signed the consession in 1838, and
> removed to West of the Misississippi in "THE TRAIL OF TEARS". William
> was ten years old and also made the march.
> The Cherokee Indians originally settled west of the Mississippi River in
> Spanish Territory, in what is the state of Arkansas now. A great
> occured in this area that caused the Mississippi River to flow backwards
> over a mile and submerged much of the land in water. Subterranean
> were said to continue for many years. The Cherokees, fearing that the
> country was under the ban of the "GREAT SPIRIT" moved en masse to
> in Oklahoma. It was not until the treaty of July 8, 1817 at Turkey Town
> these emigrants received titles to their lands. No emigrations rolls were
> kept of these Cherokees prior to 1817.
> It is believed that Catherine Campbell died in Arkansas or Oklahoma, for
> George Campbell returned to South Carolina, where he raised his children.
> After his return, the earliest records on him was in 1844, indicating
> he stayed out there for several years.
> He returned to the same area in South Carolina from which he left, the
> Ninety-sixth District was changed to Abbeville District in 1785, to
> Pendleton Dist. in 1789, to Anderson District in 1826, and to Oconee
> in 1865.
> He married a woman named Mary _____, and bought several acres of land in
> Adnerson District, and became a prominent farmer. As his sons reached
> adulthood, he deeded them several acres of land. The Land Deeds in the
> Archives in Columbia, S.C. states:
> To; William Campbell, from George Campbell. Book Z, page 110, dates June
> 1846... In consideration of the good will and affection which I have for
> son, William Campbell and for the sum of one dollar to me,, paid in hand,
> the said William Campbell, I assign to him and his heirs, one hundred
> acres of land on the Seneca River, Anderson District, South Carolina,
> beginning at Alexander Campbell's line.
> To; George G. Campbell, from George Campbell, Book A, page 192, July 16,
> 1850... I, George Campbell, made by these presents, convey to George G.
> Cambell for the sum of five dollars, paid by said George G. Campbell, one
> hundred acres of land on the Seneca River, Anderson District, S.C.
> The two George Campbells and William W. Campbell continued to be listed
> the tax records and on other documents for many years, listed as in
> County after 1865.
> In the record of wills, Will No 2380, reads as follows; GEORGE CAMPBELL,
> dated January 20, 1869, Filed March 23, 1871. Estate both real and
> property is left to my two daughters, Nancy R. Campbell and Fannie B.
> Campbell or the survivor, upon the express consideration and charges with
> the comfortable support and maintainence of their mother, Mary Campbell,
> she survives me. Estate value; $588.00.
> This indicates that George died in 1869, at the age of about 74. Since he
> had already given his sons land, he left the balance of his estate to his
> two daughters, with the stipulation that they take care of his wife, Mary
> As stated earlier, William Wesley Campbell was born in Turkey Town,
> June 27, 1828. At the age of ten, with his parents, he was removed to
> territory west of the Mississippi, in the "Trail of Tears.
> According to records already proven, he returned to South Carolina, with
> father, at the age of about 16 years. At the age of about 18, in Anderson
> District, S.C. his father deeded to him 130 acres of land on the Seneca
> Family legion has it that William Wesley Campbell married a lady named
> Jane______. They had four children; Bob, Stella, Bill and Delia Jane. He
> married second Susan Rebecca Gibson.
> The leatest records found in South Carolina on him was in the Census
> of June 26, 1880, Oconee County, S.C. Family No.533 Listed; William W.
> Campbell, age 52, occupation, miller, wife, Susan R. age 37, housekeeper,
> Delia J. daughter, age 18, Joseph R., son, age 13, field worker, Anna L.
> daughter, age 7, Henry, son age 3, and Emma, daughter, age one. (Another
> daughter, Sally was born later in 1883)
> He was still listed on the tax digest in 1882, but no further records
> found. He continued to live in that area, until 1895, when he moved his
> family to Kingston, Georgia, Bartow County. (All 1890 census records were
> destroyed by fire in Washington, D.C.) He owned and operated a grist mill
> Bartow County.
> His daughter, Delia Jane, married a man named ____ Dean. They had two
> Walter & Albert Dean. For many years, Walter was a Police Officer in
> Greenville, S.C. Albert was a roving man and traveled all over the
> He was killed in Greenville, S.C. when his car stalled on the railroad,
> was struck by a train.
> His wife, Susan Rebecca Gibson, daughter of Thomas L. and Mary E. Gibson,
> was born in South Carolina April 29, 1843, died in Polk County, Georgia
> September 9, 1900.
> In 1898, William Wesley Campbell's clothing was caught in the machinery
> the grist mill, pulled him into it, and killed him. He and his wife are
> burried at Kingston, Ga. in the Old Confederate Cemetary.
> CHILDREN OF WILLIAM WESLEY AND SUSAN REBECCA GIBSON CAMPBELL
> ANNA LEE, born Feb. 2, 1876. Her only child was Annie Mae Campbell, born
> of wedlock, May 21, 1892. Anna later married Billy McDowell, and she died
> childbirth at the age of 38. She is burried in the Old Wright Cemetary in
> Polk County, Ga.
> EMMA, Born November 10, 1879, died January 13, 1943. She married Jim
> Chitwood. They had no children.
> HENRY ANDREW, Born September 22, 1877, died May 23, 1920. He married Lou
> Knight on March 3, 1901. Their children were; Mary Sue, born, June 22,
> Died _____?, John Wesley born, August 24, 1904, died January 4, 1919.,
> Vernon Paul, born; November 18, 1907, died _____. Roy, born; July 21,
> died ___. Robert Howell, born March 26, 1911. Bertha Beatrice, born
> 25, 1914.
> SALLY PICKEN; Born June 22, 1883, died October 18, 1975. She Married John
> Duncan Jackson on Dec. 3, 1905. Their children were Gypsey May, born
> 30, 1906, Della Veen, born Feb. 11, 1912, Delie Estelle, born, June 10,
> 1909, Thomas William, born, August 22, 1914, John Duncan, Jr. born, July
> 1924. James Henry, born; November 14, 1925.
> WALTER JESSIE; Born April 23, 1886, died August 30, 1887.
> After William Wesley Campbell's death, the family moved to Polk County,
> Cedartown, Georgia.
> POLK COUNTY CENSUS, 1900
> HENRY A. CAMPBELL; head of house; born Sept.1877, Age 22
> Anna Lee, sister, born 1876, age 26
> Emma, sister, born; Nov.1879, age19
> Sally, sister, born; June 1883, age 16
> Annie Mae, neice, born May 21, 1892, age 8
> Susan, mother, born April 1843, age 57, widow.
> This information has been researched and documented and is true to the
> of my knowledge. The sources of information:
> South Carolina State Archives, Columbia, State Library, Columbia, S.C.
> Census records dated 1790 - 1880. National Archives, Washington, D.C.,
> Carnegie Library Records, Rome Ga., information furnished by older family
> members, family Bible records of Henry Andrew and Lou Campbell and
> memories from my mother, Annie Mae Campbell Carroll.
> By: Elsie M. Bailey 117 Elliott Drive, N.W. Rome, Georgia, 30161 October
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