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Hester A. Campbell (Clark)

Birthplace: Nottingham, Chester Co, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Mt. Holly, Warren Co, OH, USA
Place of Burial: Mount Holly, Warren County, Ohio
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Clark and Elizabeth Underhill Clark
Wife of John Colrin Campbell
Mother of Elizabeth Martindale; James Campbell; Rachel Owen (Campbell); Hester Catherine "Kitty" Campbell; Samuel Campbell and 7 others
Sister of John Clark and Thomas Clark

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About Hester A. Campbell



The Mount Holly cemetery started as a burial ground on the farm of John Campbell and later became the "Old Bethel Cemetery in Mount Holly". At one time there was a Methodist Church adjacent to the graveyard but no signs of the church building remain. The cemetery is set back off the road surrounded by farmland. The cemetery was "restored" in the mid 1920s. [See page 25 of "Warren County, Ohio Revolutionary Soldiers" by Mary M. Everhart]

Cemetery readings list about 130 burials dating from 1818 through 1897. The first known burial in the cemetery was that of Hester Clark Campbell in 1818.


Monthly Meeting records Warrington, York Co., PA: "Esther CLark complained

of, Aug. 12, 1769, for marriage by a priest to-one not a member". On Sept.

9, 1769 she was disowned by the Society. "Testimony against Esther Clark now

Campbell. Wm. Garretson and Benjamin Underwood to shew it to her and Wm.

Sherwood to read it at Warrington".

She asked for reinstatement on Feb. 12, 1774, when she "offered

acknowledgment of marriage out of meeting" and asked for a certificate of

membership to Bush River, SC. Certificate granted April 9, 1774.

Fact 1: Hester is buried in the Old Bethel Cemetery in Mt. Holly, OH.

Birth: July 7, 1748

Nottingham, Chester Co, Pennsylvania

Death: January 29, 1818 (69)

Daughter of Henry Clark and Elizabeth Clark

Wife of John Campbell

Mother of Hester "Kitty" Campbell, Samuel Campbell, Rachel Owen, John C C Campbell, Rebecca Allen, Lillice Hurley, Henry Campbell, Mary Little, Elizabeth Martindale, Catherine Campbell, Jonathan C Campbell, James Campbell and Jeremiah Campbell

Half sister of Thomas Clark, John Clark, John Clark and Thomas Clark

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Hester A. Campbell's Timeline

July 7, 1748
Nottingham, Chester Co, Pennsylvania, United States
June 6, 1765
Age 16
Union Village, Union, South Carolina, United States
July 19, 1769
Age 21
May 24, 1771
Age 22
96 District, Union, South Carolina, United States
May 8, 1773
Age 24
Bush River, Union Co, SC, USA
April 15, 1775
Age 26
96 District, Union, South Carolina, United States
January 13, 1777
Age 28
96 District, Union, South Carolina, United States
September 8, 1778
Age 30
Buck Creek, Union District, South Carolina
May 1, 1780
Age 31
March 2, 1782
Age 33
Union Co., South Carolina