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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,
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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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