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1. John Campbell was born about 1774, probably in North Carolina. Although he was a resident of Chambers County, Alabama, he died August 13, 1840 in Mississippi.

2. Archibald Graham Campbell was born March 5, 1778, probably in Cumberland County, NC. He died 1820 in Montgomery County, Alabama.

3. Duncan G. Campbell, was born 1788, likely in Cumberland County, NC. He died in Cobb County, Ga. May 26, 1867.

4. Eliza Jane Campbell married Owen Swindall January 21, 1824. She was a daughter of James Campbell of Bladen County, North Carolina. This couple moved to Coosa County, Alabama where Eliza Jane died Jan. 28, 1897.

5. Mary Campbell, also a daughter of James Campbell of Bladen County, NC, was married October 31, 1822 to Archibald Shaw. Later, they moved to Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.

6. In the year 1907 in Covington County, Alabama Murdock C. Campbell & wife Flora Ann Ray sold to John A. Cameron of Cumberland County, North Carolina a tract of land situated in Quewhiffle Township Cumberland County. This land is described as being on the west side of Nicholson's Creek, adjoining the lands of Blue, Monroe and others. Murdock and Flora are believed to have lived in the Gaskin District of Walton County, Florida at this time.

7. Sophia G. Campbell remembers the following people in her will which she wrote in February 1906: Elizabeth Gibbs and Margaret Gibbs, daughters of George Gibbs of St. Augustine, Florida (formerly of Wilmington, NC) and Julia, Frances and Isabella Hopkins daughters of Charles F. Hopkins also of St. Augustine, Florida; Caroline Hooper of Birmingham, Ala.; Mary Campbell Jones Battle of Norfolk, Virginia; Harry Jones of Morrison, Va., and Lizzie Jones Massey of Ala.

8. Miss Malinda Barge McIver, married the morning of June 9, 1846 in Fayetteville the Rev. John C. Coit of Cheraw, S. Carolina. She was the second daughter of Mr. Abel Barge of Alabama, and third adopted daughter of the Rev. Colin McIver of Fayetteville.

9. Ellen Phebe Coit, 31, died in Cheraw, SC on October 15th, 1843. She was the wife of the Rev. J.C. Coit and daughter of Dr. Elisha North, of New London, CT.

10. Lauchlin Currie married Nov. 1835 Sarah McDonald. Their daughter, Ann Eliza, was born Dec. 25, 1836 in Alabama.

11. William A. McDonald of Clark Co., Alabama wrote often during the 1850's and '60's to his brothers in Rockingham, NC. He married Mary Jane, a daughter of Captain Hugh McLean and his wife Frances Gibson. Members of this family attended Harmony Presbyterian Church in Richmond County early in the 1800's shortly before they migrated into Alabama.

12. In July 1903 W.A. Ray of Pensacola, Florida obtained a $1400 loan from Laura Pearson Ray, wife of Neill W. Ray of Fayetteville, NC. He was associated with Florala Hardward Company in Alabama.

13. Hugh McDonald, born Feb. 13, 1813 Chesterfield County, SC married Miss Eliza Jane McNair on Feb. 25, 1839 Robeson County, NC. They moved to Neshoba County, MS. with family members, including her sister Anabella who married their first cousin John McNair.

14. Flora Campbell married James McDonald about 1829. By 1836 they had moved to Chambers County, Alabama. In 1840 the McDonalds were living in Kemper County, Mississippi. Flora and her family are buried in the McDonald Cemetery near Moscow, Kemper County, MS.

15. Robert Campbell of Mississippi in 1846; James David Campbell (born 23 July, 1803) of the State of Ohio; Rev. Duncan Alexander Campbell (died November 16, 1892 in Rayville, Louisana); Mary Smith, of State of Mississippi and Isabella and Elizabeth Campbell of Fayetteville, NC ... All were brothers & sisters.

16. Thirty-one year old James Campbell of Bladen County was among the group of hardy pioneers who on April 1st, 1819 began a very long journey from Fayetteville, North Carolina to Natchez, Mississippi. He wrote that the others in his party were, Archibald Sellars, Bythal Haynes, Charles McAlester, Duncan Steward, Chas. Steward, Mrs. Long, Mrs. White, Wm. Shaw, Alexander McFatter, Dugald McLaughlin, Daniel McAlester, Edward Currie, Robert Henry, Daniel Cook and James Torie.

17. The children of Margaret Campbell and Neill Graham were Daniel C. Graham and William W. Graham of Richmond County, NC and Malcom Graham, Annie Graham, and Isabella Graham, all of Mississippi. Neill Had other children, by his first marriage.

18. Andrew W. Campbell of Wilmington, North Carolina wrote his last will and testament on August 30, 1919. He left a rather large sum of money to Nelle E. Campbell of Pikeville, Ky.,"she being without help to provide for her two children".

19. Christian McLean of Richmond County, NC married Norman Johnson and moved to Tenn. After Norman's death in 1850, her brother, Hugh McLean brought Christian and her children back home.

20. William L. McNeill, Esq., formerly a merchant in Fayetteville, NC, died 'lately' in Carroll County, Tennessee, according to the March 2, 1837 Issue Fayetteville Observer.

21. Roderick Drew Campbell (b. Sept. 1861, probably Coffee County, Ala.) is found in 1900 Census living in the Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (Oklahoma). He was a son of Norman A. & Catherine McCrimmon Campbell.

22. James Campbell lived in Anson County, North Carolina in 1776, probably in the section which in 1779 became Richmond County. He is found in this county from 1783 to 1793. James married Susannah Leak of Virginia about the year 1757. She was a daughter of Richard Leak (born 11 Dec. 1702 in Rocky Springs, Goochland County, Virginia, died Feb. 1784 Orange County, North Carolina), and the grand daughter of William Leak (b.1663/64) & Mary Bostick (b. abt. 1670). James & Susannah were the parents of Richard Campbell (20 March 1758 - 30 June 1844, Hickman County, Tennessee); James Campbell Jr. and William Campbell.

23. On August 26th 1843 Edward J. Eccles, aged 16, died on board a steamboat to New York. He was the youngest son of John D. Eccles of Fayetteville, NC.

24. Joseph Campbell, was born in 1755 and died about 1810. He married Rebecca Osborn and eventually moved his family to Rowan County, North Carolina. There he purchased 300 acres of land on the South Yadkin River near Salisbury and later owned a plantation on Fourth Creek near the present town of Cleveland, Rowan County, NC. Joseph Jr., married Rachel Orton. They had two daughters, Jane and Rachel, and five sons. About 1812 the family moved to Missouri Territory, which today is Lafayette County, Arkansas.

25. James J. Campbell of Hamlin, Texas applied for his pension on August 2, 1910. Records show that he enlisted as a private, Company G., 15th Texas Infantry, Confederate States Army, April 12, 1862. He stated that he had lived in Texas for fifty-five years, and for the past two years made his home in Jones County. James was honorably discharged at Hempstead, Texas abt. June 1st, 1865 at the end of the war. At the time of this application he stated that he was seventy four years of age and had been born in Cumberland County, North Carolina.

26. Francis A. Terry (b. abt. 1796), son of Champness Terry (b. abt. 1776) and Johannah Jernigan left Richmond County about 1850 moving to Little Rock, Arkansas.

27. Sallie M. Campbell, wife of Dr. Duncan B. Campbell, of the County of Horry and State of South Carolina, wrote her will on December 8, 1876. This will was probated October 21st, 1878 Columbus County, N.C. by Judge William Baldwin.

28. Colin McIver, Preacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, officiating in that capacity to the Presbyterian Congregation of Salt-Catcher's Church in the Parish of St. Bartholomew, District of Colleton, & State of South Carolina wrote his last will and testament on 1815 November 30. This will was recorded in Cumberland County, NC.

29. John D. Campbell was born after 1810 in South Carolina. About 1836 he married Charlotte McKay, daughter of John McKay and Sarah Campbell. They went to Alabama. about 1837.

30. According to the 1836 September 29, 1836 Issue of Fayetteville Observer, Mr. Duncan McCallum, 28, formerly of Richmond County, NC, died in Sumter District, SC Sept. 27.

31. Daniel McDonald, born March 20, 1805 Chesterfield, SC. He married Miss Elizabeth McKee. He died Neshoba County, MS. Dec. 5, 1885 and is buried in Old Carolina Church Cemetery.

32. Mrs. Flora R. Campbell, 57, died in Marengo Co., Alabama on July 30th,1848. She was formerly of Cumberland County, widow of the late Robert Campbell, and a daughter of Col. Benjamin Rogers of Marlboro Dist., SC.
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