Children of Norman and Sarah Campbell of Richmond County, N.C.
Margaret Campbell, the oldest, born about 1800
married Coleman Watson. The 1850 Census of Marlboro County SC shows
Cole Watson 38, Margaret 40, Mary 8, Daniel 3, Angus 1, Margaret 16.
An article from the Anson Times, Wadesboro, NC, dated February 28, 1884:
February 23, 1884, Rockingham, NC
By your request, I proceed to furnish for your newspaper an account, imperfect tho' it must be,
of the cyclone which passed near here on Tuesday night, February 19th. We hear of the first
stroke from it at a point six miles southwest of this place where an immense oak was thrown
upon the house of David (actually Daniel) Watson, crushing it in seriously hurting Mr. Watson
while his wife (Margaret Stewart Watson) and her brother, a young Mr. Stewart (John) were killed".
It is believed by relatives that it was not the cyclone that actually Margaret and her brother John.
Apparently, they were standing at the front porch watching the cyclone and the storm knocked a
shotgun off its place on the mantle discharging and killing them both.
Source: David Stewart, Ellerbe, NC June 28, 2004 to Jim Utley, g-grandson of Daniel & Margaret.
Christian Campbell (1810-Dec.1883). She
may have been the 2nd wife of Abijah Smith. Her only daughter,
Jane Smith was born 1836. In her will (Bless her!) she mentions
a 'stept-son' John M. Smith of Marion County, Ga. Read her will.
John Campbell was born about 1812. Nothing further
is known of him. Please phone home, John!
We need you!
Angus Alexander Campbell was born about 1814. Angus A.
married Mary Jane McLaurin October 17,1867. Mary Jane (d.1879) was
the daughter of Dougald and Lilly McNair McLaurin.
Daniel W. Campbell was my great-grandfather.
He was born October 29th, 1816 and died 1872. Daniel married
January 2, 1862 Catharine Jane Finlayson
See her picture. They were
married at Galatia Church by Rev. John Campbell Sinclair.
Norman Angus Campbell was their only child.
See Norman's picture.
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