John Campbell, Min. of Tolbooth (1758 - 1828)

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Biographical Summary

"John Campbell, born Glasgow, 24th May 1758, son of Daniel C, merchant ; educated at Grammar School and Univ. of Glasgow; licen. by Presb. of Glasgow 1st Aug. 1781 ; chaplain to Willielma, Lady Glenorchy, 1782 ; ord. to Kippen 8th May 1783 ; pres. by the Town Council 31st July; trans, and adm. 24th Oct. 1805 ; secretary to the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1806; D.D. (Edinburgh, 10th Jan. 1807) ; Moderator of Assembly 21st May 1818; died 30th Aug. 1828. He marr. (1) 29th Feb. 1788, Christian (died 23rd April 1796), daugh. of Dr Robert Innes of Giffordvale : (2) 15th Oct. 1801, Jean (died 1st Jan. 1838, aged 67), daugh. of Thomas Kinnear, banker, Edinburgh, and had issue:

  • Daniel, born 23rd Nov. 1803, died 14th Nov. 1809;
  • Elizabeth, born 31st May 1806
  • Mary, born 27th Jan. 1808 (marr. James Barclay Mellis, min. of Tealing)
  • Jane, born 30th Dec. 1810 ;
  • Margaret, born 12th May 1814 (marr. Charles James Kerr)
  • Jane (marr. John Gordon Lorimer, D.D., min. of St David's, Glasgow."

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. I, page 124-125

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John Campbell, Min. of Tolbooth's Timeline

May 24, 1758
October 15, 1801
Age 43
January 27, 1808
Age 49
August 30, 1828
Age 70