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Duncan Campbell

Birthplace: Drumaboden Townlands, Kilmacrenan Barony, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland
Death: Died in County Tyrone, Ulster, Ireland
Place of Burial: Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Campbell and Lady Mary Campbell (Rich)
Husband of Mary McCoy and Mary Campbell
Father of Martha Campbell; Robert Campbell; John Campbell; Mary McCune; Hugh Campbell and 6 others
Brother of John Campbell and Ormelie Duncan Campbell
Half brother of Duncan Campbell, Lord Ormelie; John Campbell, 2nd Earl of Breadalbane and Holland and Collin Campbell

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About Duncan Campbell

Duncan was born in Scotland of the noble house of Breadalbane, wife was Mary McCoy.

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Campbelltown, Scotland

TITLE: Historical Sketches of the Campbell/Pilcher and Kindred Families including the Bowen, Russell, Owen, Grant, Goodwin, Amis, Carothers, Hope, Taliaferro, and Powell Families
AUTHOR: Margaret Campbell Pilcher, Nashville, Tenn
Copyright: 1911; By: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

This book is a Preservation Photocopy of an original text.
Brigham Young University, Library Preservation Department
Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2010 with funding from
Brigham Young University.

In England, forfeitures of large estates were declared in Ulster. Duncan Campbell bought out a lease of some of the forfeited lands, his eldest son, Patrick Campbell, afterwards bought out the lease and estate in remainder, thereby acquiring the fee simple title. He may have had other sons and daughters, but he had a son, Hugh Campbell, who inherited his father's estate in Ireland, went there to live about the year 1012(?). He had a son, Andrew Campbell, and he a son, Duncan Campbell, who married Mary McCoy. The children of this pair were five. There may have been others, of whom we have no record. Their names were: Hugh, Mary, John, Robert, and Dugal Campbell.

Nothing authentic is known of Hugh Campbell's descendants, ''Mary Campbell (called Polly) married Moses White. Their son, Moses White, married Mary McConnell. They first settled in Charles County, Pennsylvania, upon their arrival in the Colonies. Later they removed to Eowan County, North Carolina. Moses White married a second time, Eleanor . He had ten children,
six sons by his first wife, James, Moses, John, William, David, and Andrew White. One of his sons, General "James White, the founder of Knoxville, Ten-
nessee, was a distinguished officer in the Continental Army. He was also a Brigadier General in the Creek Indian War. He married Mary Lawson, a daughter of Hugh Lawson, in North Carolina. Many of his descendants still live in Iredell County, North Carolina.

See "Sketches of Western North Carolina," by L. C. Hunter, page 202. General "James White's son, the Hon. Hugh Lawson White, was born in 1773, in Iredell County, North Carolina. He was one of the famous men of Tennessee. He was Supreme Judge in 1814, a 'United States Senator in 1826, and but for the bitter opposition of General Andrew Jackson, who was determined to elect his successor to the Presidential office, the probability is very strong that Hugh L. White would have been elected President of the United States
in 1835, instead of Martin Van Buren, General Jackson's candidate.


TITLE: The families of Joshua Williams of Chester County, Pa. and John McKeehan of Cumberland County, Pa. : with some allied families
AUTHOR: Douglas, Bessie P.
PUBLISHOR: Augsburg Press, Minneapolis, Minn, 1928, 516 pgs
Page 267 begins the Campbell family.

The main part of the following record (Campbell family) is taken from Engle's Pennsylvania Genealogies and County Histories.

Duncan Campbell born in Scotland.
Married: 1612, Mary McCoy

Duncan Campbell was of the noble house of Breadalbane. He moved into Ireland the year of his marriage, 1612, and was the ancestor of the Campbells who, a century later, emigrated to New England, to Pennsylvania and to Virginia.

The book contains information on the following Campbells:

1. Duncan Campbell 1
2. John Campbell 2 (Duncan1)
3. John Campbell 3 (John2, Duncan1)
4. James Campbell 4 (John3, John2, Duncan1)
5. Patrick Campbell 5 (James4, John3, John2, Duncan1)
6. James Campbell 6 (Patrick5, James4, John3, John2, Duncan1)
7. Eleanor Campbell 7 (James6, Patrick5, James4, John3, John2, Duncan1)

Kilmacrenan Barony, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland
Age 3
Age 24
Drumboden, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland
Age 24
Kilmacrenan Barony, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland
Age 27
Ulster, Ireland
November 16, 1674
Age 28
Kilmacrenan Barony, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland
November 16, 1675
Age 29