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David Campbell

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Augusta County VA
Death: 1832 (78-79)
Wilson County TN
Immediate Family:

Son of "Black David" Campbell and Jane (Conyngham) Campbell
Husband of Margaret Campbell; Jane Campbell and Margaret Campbell
Father of Margaret Lavinia Kelly; David Campbell of Washington Co. and Mary Hamilton Campbell
Brother of Captain William Campbell; Martha "Molly" Morrison; Mary Filson and Gen William H Campbell

Occupation: Captain
Managed by: Kelly Na'amah Rickard
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About Col David Campbell of Campbell's Station

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David Campbell, Revolutionary War captain, State of Franklin supporter, and early Knox County settler and merchant, was born in Augusta County, Virginia, in 1753. His distinguished career began in 1774, when he served in the Virginia militia during Lord Dunmore's War; the next year, he served as clerk of court at Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia. During the American Revolution, he fought at the battle of Long Island Flats in 1776 and was Captain of the Virginia militia during the battle of Kings Mountain in 1780.

About 1782 Campbell moved his family to present-day Washington County, Tennessee; then at an unknown time, he moved to a new farm near Strawberry Plains in present-day Jefferson County. By around 1787 Campbell was residing in western Knox County and built a blockhouse, known as Campbell's Station, along the present-day Kingston Pike, where he lived for the next thirty-six years.

His military record led to a political career, first in North Carolina, then the new state of Tennessee. He served in the North Carolina House of Commons in 1787, was a member of the Assembly of the State of Franklin, and was in the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1801 to 1805. In Knox County Campbell managed his farm as well as a mercantile business in partnership with Charles McClung of Knoxville. At the end of 1822 he sold his Knox County property and moved to Wilson County, where he lived until his death in 1832. Campbell is buried in the Leeville churchyard in Wilson County.

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David (Colonel David)3 Campbell (David (Black David)2, Alexander1) was born August 1753 in Augusta County VA, and died 24 November 1832 in Wilson County TN. He married (1) Margaret Campbell 1774 in VA Colony, daughter of David Campbell and Mary Hamilton. She was born 31 March 1748 in Augusta County VA, and died 29 July 1799 in Knox County TN. He married (2) Jane Montgomery 1803 in TN. She was born Abt. 1770, and died 18 September 1840 in Wilson County TN.

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David was the youngest child of Black David Campbell having been born in August 1753 only a few months before the death of his father in November of the same year. Like his brother, he was raised by his uncles, William, Robert and Alexander. In 1774, he married Margaret Campbell, a daughter of White David Campbell, and settled on a small farm in the vicinity of the modern day town of Abingdon. In about 1782, David and Margaret removed to Washington County, North Carolina (now part of Tennessee). On 23 October 1782, David patented 153 acres of land on the east side of the "Mirey" branch of the Big Limestone, near land also patented by Charles Allison in 1782. David was then living in the same area as his brother William, and his uncles, Robert and Alexander. Campbell's Station

In 1785, David and his wife moved to what was then Greene County, North Carolina, but is now Knox County, Tennessee. Together with three of David's cousins ("Elder David" Campbell, Alexander Campbell and "Big Jimmie" Campbell), they founded "Campbell's Station" located on Turkey Creek, a few miles southwest of the site of modern-day Knoxville. In 1787, David obtained a patent from the State of North Carolina, for 500 acres of land on Turkey Creek.


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Col David Campbell BIRTH 2 Jan 1753 DEATH 24 Nov 1832 (aged 79) BURIAL Leeville Cemetery Leeville, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA MEMORIAL ID 69345295 · View Source

David was the youngest child of Black David Campbell having been born in August 1753 only a few months before the death of his father in November of the same year. Like his brother, he was raised by his uncles, William, Robert and Alexander. In 1774, he married Margaret Campbell, a daughter of White David Campbell, and settled on a small farm in the vicinity of the modern day town of Abingdon. In about 1782, David and Margaret removed to Washington County, North Carolina (now part of Tennessee). On 23 October 1782, David patented 153 acres of land on the east side of the "Mirey" branch of the Big Limestone, near land also patented by Charles Allison in 1782. David was then living in the same area as his brother William, and his uncles, Robert and Alexander. In 1785, David and his wife moved to what was then Greene County, North Carolina, but is now Knox County, Tennessee. Together with three of David's cousins ("Elder David" Campbell, Alexander Campbell and "Big Jimmie" Campbell), they founded "Campbell's Station" located on Turkey Creek, a few miles southwest of the site of modern-day Knoxville. In 1787, David obtained a patent from the State of North Carolina, for 500 acres of land on Turkey Creek. Colonel Campbell's recollections concerning the early history of the Station are found in the Document 2 of the Personal Letters Section of this web site. An incident concerning Colonel Campbell's wife which took place at the Station during an Indian attack is found in Document 3 of the Personal Letters Section. A map of the Campbell's Station vicinity and recent photographs of the Campbell's Station site have also been appended. David served in Lord Dunmore's War (1774) and in the Revolutionary War. He served as a private at the Battle of Long Island Flats (July 1776) and at King's Mountain (October 1780). David was made a Captain of the Knox County Militia by Territorial Governor William Blount in 1792. After Tennessee became a state, Governor John Sevier appointed him a 2nd Major in the Tennessee Militia for Knox County ( 04 October 1796). He was appointed Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the Knox County Militia on 20 December 1800.

Bio Provided by Steven Coe Bennet

Family Members Spouses Margaret Campbell Campbell 1748–1799

Photo Jane Montgomery Campbell 1767–1840

Children Photo David Campbell 1781–1841

Photo Mary Hamilton Campbell Campbell 1783–1859

Photo Margaret Lavinia Campbell Kelley 1806–1877

Inscription He Died Nov 24, 1832 in the 80 year of his age.

The christian hope to which he clung in death, for many years of his life, caused him to strive to enter in at this strait gate.

On another side of monument: To the memory of Col. David Campbell & Jane his wife

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