The ANGUS & CHRISTIAN McLELLAN CAMPBELL FAMILY of Robeson County, NC
Researched and published in SCATTERED SEED Genealogical Research Data of Southeastern NC
by Myrtle N. Bridges
April 10, 2002
It was 1804 when Angus Campbell and his wife Christian McLellan emigrated from Kilmartin, Argyllshire Scotland
to North Carolina. Their grown children were Flora, thirty-four, Sarah, twenty-nine, and Mary, twenty-four.
Duncan was only ten and their youngest, Effie was about six years old. Angus believed that a sober, industrious
man like himself could make a good living in Robeson County. He knew people, already settled in Carolina
who wrote encouraging him to come here. They had told him all about how he could purchase uncleared land
for as little as 6d... an acre. Angus remembered vividly the severe winter of 1771 when he had lost most of
his cattle and sheep. The little corn he raised had been almost totally blighted by frost for two years before
that, and the price of cattle was so low, he could no longer have bread for his family.
Christian & Angus named their second (b. 1810) son Daniel. Dugald was born four years later. The 3 boys were
a great help on the family farm. Recalling the difficulty he had in plowing the rocky soil of his homeland,
Angus found pleasure in tending the soft fertile soil of Robeson County. He knew a lot about animal husbandry,
and his herds of cattle and sheep soon increased. By 1838 the Campbell plantation contained six hundred and
Flora Campbell and Malcom Monroe were married 10 February 1810 with friends Malcom Galbert and James McNeill
as their witnesses. Malcom and Flora Monroe's son Angus was born at the end of that year. Christian was born
to this couple probably sometime in 1812. December18th, 1820 was the day Hugh McEachern and Sarah Campbell
became husband and wife. They were the parents of Christian and Mary S. McEachern. Mary met and married
Daniel I. Munn, who was born about 1775 in Glasgow, Scotland. Their daughter Mary, was born about 1823.
Daniel died 1856 in Tarheel, North Carolina.
Duncan Campbell was thirty-three when he married lovely Christian McKinnon on December 5, 1827 . She was
twenty seven. Roderick McSwain and Neill Buie were there as witnesses. This couple was known as loving and
devoted christians. They were exemplary citizens and valuable members of St. Pauls Presbyterian Church in St.
Pauls, Robeson County, North Carolina.
In 1838 Daniel would receive two hundred acres of land from his father. Dugald Campbell and Catherine
McMillan were married January 30, 1836. Their children were Christian, Hector, Barbara, Sarah, Angus & Mary.
Effie Campbell was the record keeper in her family. She died unmarried April 18, 1855 leaving a will with
valuable information for the researcher of this family. She was living with her brother Dugald in Robeson
County at the time of her death.
LAST WILL & TESTAMENT of ANGUS CAMPBELL of Robeson - c1745 -1838
In the name of God, amen, I Angus Campbell of Robeson County and State of North Carolina, being weak in body,
but of perfect mind and memory, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following. This
I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Christian. One third part of my land including one third part of
the plantation where I now live, also my flock of sheep and my still ··· thereunto
belonging the one third part of the land to have and to hold unto her during her life, or widowhood. After
her death or remarriage, this land to belong to my heirs hereafter mentioned. To my son Duncan, I give and
bequeath a dark gray filly two years old next Spring, also one half of my stock of hogs, also a complete set
of plowing tools and utensils. To my son Daniel, I give and bequeath two hundred acres of land, one hundred
acres joining Peter Crawford's land and the other lying near the cowpen branch between Peter Crawford and
Absolom Davis' land, also my bay mare's colt one year old next Spring. If said colt should die before he is
three years old, then and in that case, ... Daniel is to receive out of my estate forty dollars. To my son
Dugald I give and bequeath three hundred and fifty acres of land including the plantation whereon I now
live, one third of which is to belong to his mother during her life as above mentioned. Also, one hundred
and thirty five acres at the cowpen branch and all my plantation tools and implements of husbandry, except
what is to be given to my son Duncan as already mentioned. Also, my bay mare and one half of my stock of
hogs and a spotted heifer three years old next Spring. To my daughters Mary and Effie, I give and bequeath
five dollars each, also a heifer each. My black filly I will and ordain to remain on my plantation for the
use of my wife and those of my family who may or shall remain with her on the plantation. Also, all the
remaining stock of cattle, except what is above bequeathed, I will and order to remain on the plantation
for the use of my wife and family, except a small red heifer about three years old which I ... bequeath unto
my grandson, Angus Monroe. I give and bequeath unto my son-in-law, Hugh McEachern, my old gray mare. I give
and bequeath unto my son-in-law, Malcom Monroe, five dollars. My household furniture, beds and bed-clothes
I leave at the disposal of my wife. I appoint and ordain my son Duncan and my son-in-law Hugh McEachern joint
executors of this my last will and testament revoking and annulling all former wills and testaments done or
made by me. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 18th day of November A.D. 1822
Angus Campbell. Wits: N. McAlpin, John MacMillan ··· McGoogan Robeson County Will Book A /359 - NCA
LAST WILL & TESTAMENT of EFFIE CAMPBELL 1800 - 1855
I, Effie Campbell of the County of Robeson and State of North Carolina, being of sound mind and memory, but
considering the uncertainty of my earthly existence, do make and declare this my last will and testament in
manner and form following: That is to say; First, that my executors (hereinafter named), shall provide for
my body a decent burial, suitable to my relations and friends and pay all funeral expenses, together with
my just debts, howsoever and to whomsoever owing, out of the money that may first come into his hands as
part and parcel of my estate.
Item - I give and devise to my eldest sister Flora Monroe the sum of fifty dollars.
Item - I give and devise to my sister Sarah McEachern the like sum of fifty dollars.
Item - I give and devise to my sister Mary Munn also the like sum of fifty dollars.
Item - I give and devise to my brother Duncan Campbell twenty five dollars.
Item - I give and devise to my brother Dugald Campbell my negro girl, Nancy.
Item - I give and devise to my niece Christian Ann Campbell a negro child, daughter of the said Nancy,
Item - I give and devise to my niece Barbara Jane Campbell one bed and bedstead and furniture, also my
wheel and chest.
Item - I give and devise to my niece Sarah Catharine Campbell one bed and furniture, also one heifer.
Item - I give and devise to my nephew Angus Daniel Campbell two bulls.
Item - I give and devise to my nephew Hector McMillan Campbell one table and some bed-clothes.
Item - I give and devise to my niece Mary Margaret Campbell two blankets and two quilts. I give and devise
the balance of my bed-clothes to be equally divided among my above named nieces and nephews.
Item - I give and devise all my wearing apparal to be equally divided among my above named nieces (viz.)
Christian Ann, Barbara Jane, and Sarah Catharine.
Item - I give and devise my clock to my above named sister Mary Munn.
And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my brother Dugald Campbell my lawfull executor to all
intents and purposes, to execute this my last will and testament, according to the true intent and meaning
of the same, and every part and clause thereof hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills
and testaments by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I the said Effie Campbell do hereunto set my hand
and seal this 13th of April A.D., 1855. Signed, sealed and declared by the said Effie Campbell to be her
last will and testament in the presence of us, who, at her request and in her presence do subscribe our
names. Neill McNeill & John L. Evans Original Only - NCA
LAST WILL and TESTAMENT of FLORA CAMPBELL MONROE c1770 - 1865
I Flora Monroe of the County of Roberson [Robeson] and State of North Carolina, being of sound mind and
memory, but considering the uncertainty of my earthly existence do make and declare this my last will and
testament in manner and form following.
That is to say, First that my executor (hereinafter named) shall provide for my body a decent burial suitable
to the wishes of my relations and friends and pay all funeral expenses together with my just debts howsoever
and to whomsoever owing out of the moneys that may first come into his hands as a part or parcel of my estate.
Second, I give and bequeath to my eldest daughter Mary, wife of Arch'd McEachern the sum of ten dollars to
be paid by my executor within two years from the time of my death out of my moneys belonging to my estate.
Third, I give and bequeath to my second daughter Christian, wife of Neill McMillan one bed and its furniture
and the sum of ten dollars.
Fourth, I give and bequeath to my son Peter Monroe the sum of ten dollars.
Fifth, I give and bequeath to my grand daughter, Julia Ann Monroe one bed and furniture.
Lastly, I give and bequeath to my son Duncan Monroe all the balance of my household and kitchen furniture,
all my stock consisting of cattle, hogs and sheep to him and his personal representatives forever. I do
hereby constitute and appoint my son Suncan Monroe, my lawful executor to all intents and purposes to execute
this my last will and testament according to the true intent and meaning of the same and every part and clause
thereof, hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by me heretofore made. In
witness whereof I the said Flora Monroe do hereunto set my hand and seal this 16th day of February A.D. 1864.
Flora Monroe (x her mark)
Signed, sealed, published and delivered by the said Flora Monroe to be her last will and testament in the
presence of us who at her request and in her presence do subscribe our names as witnesses. William Graham
and Daniel A. Malloy. Flora Campbell Monroe's will is contributed by DeAnn Monroe Steely of Huntsville, Texas. It does not
appear in "Scattered Seed".
LAST WILL & TESTAMENT of DUNCAN CAMPBELL 1794 - 1881
In the name of God Amen, I Duncan Campbell of Robeson County and State of North Carolina, (farmer) being
weak in body and of sound mind and memory and understanding but, considering the uncertainty of this
transitory life do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following. My will
is that all my expenses shall by my executrix hereinafter named, be paid out of my estate as soon after my
decease as shall be found by her convenient.
Item - I give and devise to my beloved wife Christian all my possessions, real estate and personal property
whatsoever that I may have at my death, to have and to hold the same to, for and during her natural life.
But after the death of my beloved wife Christian above named, my will is that I give devise and bequeath
to my nieces, the daughters of my brother Dugald Campbell, their heirs and assigns forever the plantation
on which I now live (with my dwelling house and household and kitchen furniture) containing three hundred
and eighty-five acres of land joining the land of Neill McNeill, Campbells, and Angus Evans. Also another
tract of woodland joining the above land south, containing twenty acres, more or less. I give, devise and
bequeath to my four nieces viz: Christian and Mary S. McEachern, Christian McMillan (formerly Monroe) and
Mary Munn the remainder of my lands which is three hundred and sixty acres known as the McGoogan lands and
it's apparatuses from and after the decease of my wife Christian, also, all the residue of my personal
property, except what is otherwise herein bequeathed, real and personal with of which I shall die seized
and possessed or to which I shall be entitled to at the death of my wife Christian. I devise it to be sold
and the effects to be equally divided among my said nieces, Christian & Mary S. McEachern and Mary Munn and
Christian McMillan. I give, devise and bequeath a note which I hold against Peter Monroe for the sum of
one hundred thirty two dollars as follows. It is my will that the said Peter Monroe pay half of said note
to his brother Duncan and retain the remainder for himself.
And lastly, I do nominate and appoint my beloved wife Christian Campbell and H. A. McEachern to be the
executrix and executor to this my last will and testament subscribed and affix my seal this twenty
ninth day of January in the year of our Lord eighteen eighty one. Wits: H.A. McEachern and A.R. McEachern Probated 1881 Robeson County Will Book 3/261
DESCENDANTS OF ANGUS CAMPBELL - 1745 - 1846
Generation No. 1
1. ANGUS1 CAMPBELL was born Abt. 1745 in Kilmartin Argyllshire, Scotland, and died 1838 in Robeson County,
NC. He married CHRISTIAN MCLELLAN. She was born 1772 in Scotland, and died 1846.
More About ANGUS CAMPBELL:
Fact 1: Emigrated 1804
Fact 2: Bur. St. Paul's Presby Church Robeson County, NC
Children of ANGUS CAMPBELL and CHRISTIAN MCLELLAN are:
2. i. FLORA2 CAMPBELL, b. Abt. 1770, Scotland; d. Abt. 1864.
3. ii. SARAH CAMPBELL, b. Abt. 1775, Scotland; d. Aft. 1855.
4. iii. MARY CAMPBELL, b. 1780, Scotland; d. October 16, 1845, Robeson County, NC.
iv. DUNCAN CAMPBELL, b. 1794, Kilmartin Argyllshire, Scotland; d. September 18, 1880, Robeson County,
NC; m. CHRISTIAN MCKINNON, December 05, 1827, Robeson County, NC; b. July 13, 1800; d. March 13, 1886,
Robeson County, NC.
More About DUNCAN CAMPBELL:
Fact 1: Born Kilmartin Argyllshire, Scotland
v. EFFIE CAMPBELL, b. 1800; d. 1855.
Notes for EFFIE CAMPBELL:
vi. DANIEL CAMPBELL, b. Abt. 1800; d. Bef. 1855.
Notes for DANIEL CAMPBELL:
1838 - ROBESON - May. Angus Campbell writes will, names Daniel as son, leaves 200acres, one joining Peter
Crawford's and the other on cowpen branch between Peter Crawford's and Absolom Davis's land.
5. vii. DUGALD CAMPBELL, b. 1814; d. July 13, 1879, Robeson County, NC.
Generation No. 2
2. FLORA2 CAMPBELL (ANGUS1) was born Abt. 1770 in Scotland, and died Abt. 1864. She married MALCOM MONROE
February 01, 1810 in Robeson County, NC.
Notes for FLORA CAMPBELL:
In her will written in Feb. 1864, Flora bequeaths to her grand daughter Julia Ann Monroe one bed and furniture.
Children of FLORA CAMPBELL and MALCOM MONROE are:
i. ANGUS3 MONROE, b. Abt. 1810.
ii. MARY MONROE, b. Abt. 1811; m. ARCHIBALD MCEACHERN.
iii. CHRISTIAN MONROE, b. Abt. 1812; m. NEILL MCMILLAN.
iv. PETER MONROE, b. Abt. 1814.
v. DUNCAN MONROE, b. Abt. 1816.
3. SARAH2 CAMPBELL (ANGUS1) was born Abt. 1775 in Scotland, and died Aft. 1855. She married HUGH MCEACHERN
December 18, 1820 in Robeson County, NC.
Children of SARAH CAMPBELL and HUGH MCEACHERN are:
i. CHRISTIAN3 MCEACHERN, b. Abt. 1820.
ii. MARY S. MCEACHERN, b. Abt. 1822.
4. MARY2 CAMPBELL (ANGUS1) was born 1780 in Scotland, and died October 16, 1845 in Robeson County, NC.
She married DANIEL I. MUNN 1824. He was born 1775 in Glasgow Scotland, and died 1856 in Tarheel, N.C..
Children of MARY CAMPBELL and DANIEL MUNN are:
i. MARY3 MUNN, b. Abt. 1824.
ii. CHRISTINE MUNN.
iii. ANGUS MUNN.
iv. DANIEL MUNN.
v. OLEN MUNN.
5. DUGALD2 CAMPBELL (ANGUS1) was born 1814, and died July 13, 1879 in Robeson County, NC. He married
CATHERINE MCMILLAN. She was born August 01, 1806, and died October 14, 1902.
Children of DUGALD CAMPBELL and CATHERINE MCMILLAN are:
i. CHRISTIAN ANN3 CAMPBELL, b. 1837.
ii. HECTOR MCMILLAN CAMPBELL, b. October 03, 1840; d. November 15, 1884.
iii. BARBARA JANE CAMPBELL, b. 1841; d. September 29, 1922, Robeson County, NC.
iv. SARAH CAMPBELL, b. 1843.
v. ANGUS DANIEL CAMPBELL, b. 1845.
vi. MARY MARGARET CAMPBELL, b. 1848.
ST. PAULS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH & Cemetery founded 1799 St. Pauls, N.C. (Partial list)
In Memory of Hector McMillan Campbell 46 years d. Nov. 15, 1884 son of Dugal & Catherine Campbell 45 years
1 month and 12 days
In Memory of Dougal Campbell who died July 13th, 1879 Aged 65 Years
Barbara Ann Campbell September 2, 1840 - September 29, 1922
In Memory of Effy Daughter of Angus & Christian Campbell Died April 18, 1855 Aged 55 years
Duncan Campbell Born 1794 in Kilmartin, Argyllshire, Scotland Died September 18, 1880 An exemplary
citizen, a faithful friend, a loving husband and an humble devoted Christian Blessed are the dead who die
in the Lord
Christian McKinnon wife of Duncan Campbell Born July 13, 1800 Married Dec. 7, 1827 Died March 13, 1886
A loving wife A kind friend and a sincere Christian She is blessed for she died.
Rosa Ann Campbell Daughter of John & Celia Edwards McLean Born Aug. 1850 Died March 8, 1935
James Archibald Campbell Son of Dugald & Mary McEachern Born August 12, 1851 Died June 16, 1930
Dr. Kenneth McKinnon March 13, 1831 - December 1864
Mary Catherine McKeithan Born May 27, 1837 Died Aug. 10, 1869 Wife of Dr. Kenneth McKinnon Daughter of
Duncan McKeithan & Marian Taylor of Bladen
In Memory of John McKinnon who was born next to St. Paul's Church December 14, 1804 & Died Oct. 26, 1866
He was the faithful friend The wise counselor The effecient helper and the upright... illegible
Sacred to the Memory of Kenneth McKinnon A native of Scotland who departed this life on the 25th of
February 1848 in the 88th year of his age Few men have maintained a more blameless life in the simplicity
of which he persevered a concience void of offence towards God and toward man
Margaret Wife of John Campbell Died July 15, 1854 Aged 90 years
Catherine McMillan Campbell Wife of Dugal Aug. 1, 1806 - Oct. 14 1902 (broken)
Daniel I. Munn Born Glasgow, Scotland 1775 Died Tarheel, N.C. 1856
In Memory of Mary Wife of Daniel Munn Died Oct. 16, 1845 Aged 65 years
In Memory of Catherine Munn Consort of Kenneth McKinnon Departed this life May 27th 1844 in the 82nd
year of her age
A.C. Campbell May 18, 1847 - Jan. 22, 1911
Sacred to the Memory of Catherine Caster Wife of John McKinnon Died August 21st, 1854 in the 40th year
of her age
In Memory of John Henry Son of John & Catherine C. McKinnon Died August 2, 1854 Aged 15 yrs & 16 days.
Daniel William August 19, 1843 - April 23, 1891 Son of John & Ola Campbell
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