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William Campbell

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Stuart, Patrick, Virginia
Death: July 7, 1898 (75)
Quapaw, Attawa, Oklahoma
Immediate Family:

Son of James Campbell and Lucy Campbell
Husband of Nancy Melissa Collins
Father of John Campbell; George W Campbell; Martha E Campbell; William Alexander Campbell; James E Campbell and 5 others

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About William Campbell

See scrapbook info list his parents as James and Lucy Campbell



Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas Old times, old manners, old books, old wine.Goldsmith. page 207 William A. CAMPBELL was born in Greene County, Mo., April 10, 1848, being a son of William and Nancy CAMPBELL, and grandson of James and Lucy CAMPBELL and James and Hannie Collins, who were natives of Patrick County, Va. William CAMPBELL, Sr., was a farmer, and moved to Missouri in 1845, residing in Greene County until 1852, when he removed to Cass County, and two years later to Kansas Territory. He continued to make this his home until 1867, since which time he has been a resident of Vernon County, Mo., and is now living at Milo, of that county, engaged in merchandising. He and wife are the parents of the following family: John W., a resident of Arizona Territory, engaged in the milling business; George W., who died in Newton County, Mo., in 1886; Marthie E., who died in Greene County, Mo., in 1846: William A., James E., who died in Vernon County, Mo., in 1872; Isaac F., a merchant of Arizona Territory; Melissa J., who died in Bourbon County, Kas., in 1859; Thomas H., who died in Crawford County, Kas., in 1863; David H., a blacksmith at El Paso, Tex.; Melissa, married Charles Baker in 1883, and resides in Crawford County, Kas. William A. CAMPBELL began life for himself in 1863, when only sixteen years old, at which time he enlisted in the Federal army, in Company B. Fourteenth Regiment of Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, under Capt. Charles H. Haynes, and Col. C. W. Blair, in which regiment he served until June 15, 1865, then being honorably discharged with the balance of his regiment, at Lawrence. Kas. He then went to Southeast Kansas, where he joined his parents, staying there until May 20, 1866, the date of his marriage to Miss Rebecca A. Cooper, afterward moving to McDonald County. Mo., and from there to El Paso, Tex., where he lived one year. Going thence to Benton County, Ark., he lived there two years and later settled in Newton County. Mo., but after a residence in that locality until 1884, moved to Clay County, Ark., reaching this place November 17, 1884. Here he still resides. He bought 320 acres of heavily timbered land, and now has eighteen acres cleared and under fence, with a young orchard of 100 apple trees of a select variety. William A. Campbell was elected justice of the peace in his county, October 20, 1888, which office he still holds. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity. Rebecca A. Campbell, his wife, is the daughter of Hiram and Lucinda Cooper, and was born in McDonald County, Mo., March 7, 1848. Her father died when she was four years old, and when she was seven years old her mother died, leaving her and one sister and two brothers to fight the battle of life as best they could. The oldest child was only ten years of age. She lived in McDonald County, Mo., until the spring of 1862, when she moved to Southeast Kansas with relatives, residing there until her marriage in 1866. William A. and Rebecca A. Campbell are the parents of six children: George W., the eldest, died in Jasper County. Mo., in 1872; John W. died in Mexico, in 1874: Alexander died in Mexico in 1874; John W. and Alexander [p.207] (twins) died on the same day; Lucinda J., Martha E., and Rosa A., the youngest child, still remain with their parents.


Notes of JWC: My Campbell Line

In the 1860 CENSUS of Kansas, he was listed at FT Scott, Pawnee Twp.,Bourbon County Records and in Crawford County, Kansas in 1870. He was inSANEZARIO (Later known as EL PASO) Texas from 1876 to 1879. when heheaded back toward Kansas and settled in down at Quapaw, Attawa County,Oklahoma, Where he lived out his years until his death. He is my GreatGrandfather/JWC

Found in LDS websearch

James William Campbell Compact Disc #119 Pin #579359 Pedigree

Sex: M


Birth: 16 May 1823

, Stokes County, North Carolina or Virginia

Death: 7 Jul 1898

Joplin, Jasper, Missouri


Father: James Campbell Disc #119 Pin #579361

Mother: Melmoba Scott Disc #119 Pin #579362


Spouse: Nancy Melissa Collins Disc #119 Pin #579360

Marriage: 7 Dec 1841

, Patrick, Virginia

Notes and Sources

Notes: Available on CD-ROM Disc# 119

Sources: None



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Submission Search: 2252668-0818105132110


CD-ROM: Pedigree Resource File - Compact Disc #119

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William Campbell's Timeline

May 16, 1823
Stuart, Patrick, Virginia
October 23, 1842
Age 19
Martinsville, Henry, Virgina
July 17, 1844
Age 21
Henry, Henry, Virginia
October 23, 1846
Age 23
Green, Missouri
April 10, 1848
Age 24
Henry, Henry, Virgina
June 6, 1850
Age 27
Henry, Henry, Virginia
November 9, 1852
Age 29
Cass, Missouri
August 1, 1854
Age 31
November 26, 1856
Age 33