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Genealogy: Family Histories

Thomas Campbell Family    

Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly

Last Revised 01/16/2006

Descendants of Donald Campbell

Generation No. 1

 

1. DONALD1 CAMPBELL was born 1800 in Rosshire, Scotland, and died 1875 in ?, Scotland. He married CATHERINE ROSS 06 Jan 1821 in Fearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland (Source: IGI Individual Record, familysearch.org.).

Notes for DONALD CAMPBELL:

10 children born to couple.

More About DONALD CAMPBELL:

Naturalization: Blacksmith

More About DONALD CAMPBELL and CATHERINE ROSS:

Marriage: 06 Jan 1821, Fearn, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland (Source: IGI Individual Record, familysearch.org.)

Children of DONALD CAMPBELL and CATHERINE ROSS are:

i. CHARLES2 CAMPBELL.

More About CHARLES CAMPBELL:

Residence: 1891, Milwaukee (Source: Waukesha Freeman, Feb. 21, 1891.)

2. ii. THOMAS CAMPBELL, b. 17 Nov 1829, Scotland; d. 06 Oct 1899, Sussex, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

3. iii. WILLIAM T. CAMPBELL, b. Nov 1839, Scotland; d. May 1906, Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Generation No. 2

 

2. THOMAS2 CAMPBELL (DONALD1) was born 17 Nov 1829 in Scotland, and died 06 Oct 1899 in Sussex, Waukesha, Wisconsin. He married LOUISA WINN 13 Jun 1856 in Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, daughter of GEORGE WINN and LAVINA ?. She was born in Lockport, NY, and died 14 Nov 1905.

Notes for THOMAS CAMPBELL:

There's an IGI Individual Record at familysearch.org for a Thomas Campbell born

03 NOV 1828 Contin, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland to Donald Campbell and Catherine Ross.

Charles Howard to Thomas Campbell, 3 3/4 acres in section 27, Lisbon,

$650. January 9, 1866

More About THOMAS CAMPBELL:

Emigration: 04 Aug 1854, From the port of Greenlock, (?) onboard the sailing ship Hinford of Glasglow

Masonic: Bet. 1878 - 1879, Master of Sussex Ashlar Lodge

Occupation 1: Bef. 1854, Blacksmith

Occupation 2: Bet. May 1854 - 1857, Blacksmith in Grand Trunck Forest, Canada, This maybe that Thomas worked for the Grand Trunk Railroad in Canada?

Occupation 3: Bet. May 1857 - Mar 1863, Blacksmith in Ozaukee County

Real Estate: Charles Howard to Thomas Campbell, 3 3/4 acres in sec 27, Lisbon, $650. Waukesha Freeman, January 9, 1866.

Occupation 4: Aft. 1863, Blacksmith and wagon business was conducted in structures to the west of his home on Main St.

Political: Republican; served in several elected Town of Lisbon positions (board member and treasurer)

Residence 1: May 1854, Arrived in Toronto, Canada

Residence 2: 18 May 1857, Port Washington, Ozaukee, Wisconsin

Residence 3: Mar 1863, Moved from Ozaukee Co. to Sussex, Town of Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Residence 4: Aft. 1863, Lived on Main St. across from the old Town of Lisbon Town Hall (presently N63 W24063 Main St.)

Notes for LOUISA WINN:

Death of Mrs. Campbell

Well Known Sussex Lady Passes Away at Her Home

Sussex, Nov. 15th. - Mrs. Louisa Campbell, aged 69, widow of Thomas Campbell, a pioneer of the county, died last Monday night at her home at Sussex after an illness of three months.

Mrs. Campbell, nee Louisa Win, was born at Lockport, N. Y. Her marriage to Mr. Campbell at Guelph, Can., in 1855. They came to this country in 1863 settling in the Town of Lisbon, where the rest of their life was spent. Mr. Campbell died about six years ago. She is survived by one son, D. R. Campbell, postmaster at Sussex.

The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the residence, Rev. Roberts, rector of St. Alban's Episcopal church at Sussex, officiating. Interment will take place at the Sussex cemetery. Waukesha Freeman, November 16, 1905

More About LOUISA WINN:

Burial: St. Alban's cemetery, Sussex, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Residence: Bet. 1830 - 1840, Orphaned at early age, lived with aunt in Guelph Canal, Canada

More About THOMAS CAMPBELL and LOUISA WINN:

Marriage: 13 Jun 1856, Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada

Child of THOMAS CAMPBELL and LOUISA WINN is:

4. i. DONALD ROSS3 CAMPBELL, b. 02 Jun 1859, Port Washington, Ozaukee, Wisconsin; d. 18 Sep 1925.

3. WILLIAM T.2 CAMPBELL (DONALD1) was born Nov 1839 in Scotland, and died May 1906 in Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin. He married MARGARET "MAGGIE" ? Abt. 1865. She was born May 1846 in Scotland, and died May 1907 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Notes for WILLIAM T. CAMPBELL:

1870 Census, Town of Ashippun, Dodge Co., Wisconsin, July 5, 1870

William Campbell, 30, blacksmith, Scotland

Margaret, 27, keeping house, Scotland

Donald, 4, b, abt 1865, Wisconsin

Duncan, 2, b, abt 1868, Wisconsin

1880 Census, Merton, ED District 260, Waukesha, Wisconsin

William Campbell, b abt 1840, Scotland, blacksmith

Margaret, b abt 1844, Scotland

Donald, b abt 1867, Wisconsin

Dunson, b abt 1868

Charles, b abt 1871

Harry, b abt 1875

Maggie, b abt 1878

Merton - Wm. Campbell returned from Minneapolis last week, leaving Downie very much better. Waukesha Freeman, June 24, 1886

Waukesha Freeman, November 27, 1890 - Mr. Campbell has rented his blacksmith shop to John Madison and is going to move his family to town.

February 12, 1891 - Mr. Campbell is coming back to resume his duties in the blacksmith shop the first of March. Everyone will be pleased to have him back again.

April 30, 1891 - Mr. Rea has purchased the house and lot owned by Mr. Campbell, and will soon occupy the same.

William Campbell to Sophia Rea, n 1/2 lot 5 and all lot 6, block 3, Pawling's Add to Merton - $750, Waukesha Freeman, May 14, 1891

1900 Census, Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - William Campbell, b. Nov 1839, Scotland, Blacksmith, Maggie, wife, b. May 1846, Scotland; Harry A., b. April 1875, Wisconsin.

Waukesha Freeman, May 31, 1906 - The funeral of Wm. Campbell of Manistee, Mich., uncle of D. R. Campbell, was held at Merton Saturday afternoon. Rev. Mr. Hauf, pastor of the M. E. church here [Sussex], officiated.

Merton - The remains of William Campbell of Marquette, Mich., a former resident of this village, were brought here on Saturday for interment. Funeral services were held from the M. E. church, Rev. Mr. Hoff officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the cemetery east of the village besides those of his three children, who preceded him in death several years ago. The deceased is a native of Scotland, and aged 66 years. He is survived by a wife and three sons, Donald, and Harry of Michigan and Chas. of Kenosha. Waukesha Freeman, May 31, 1906

For additional family burial info: http://linkstothepast.com/waukesha/52.html 

More About WILLIAM T. CAMPBELL:

Burial: Lisbon-Merton Union Cemetery, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Residence 1: Jul 1870, Town of Ashippun, Dodge Co., Wisconsin (Source: 1870 Federal Census.)

Residence 2: 1880, Merton, ED District 260, Waukesha, Wisconsin (Source: 1880 Federal Census.)

Residence 3: Bet. 1891 - 1900, Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Source: Waukesha Freeman, November 27, 1890.)

Residence 4: Bet. 1900 - May 1906, Moved from Wauwatosa to Manistee, Michigan; Manistee is probably wrong, 2nd source indicates Marquette, Mich. (Source: 1900 Federal Census.)

Notes for MARGARET "MAGGIE" ?:

Wanted - A situation in a Protestant family; good reference given.

Address: Maggie Campell, Merton, WIs., Waukesha Freeman, December 31, 1885

(Note: William's wife)

Mrs. William Campbell, of Milwaukee, spent several days of last week

visiting with her many friends in Merton. Waukesha Freeman, Ocotber 27,

1892

Waukesha Freeman, May 16, 1907, page 5 of 8 - Merton: The remains of

Mrs. William Campbell of Marquette, Mich., a former resident of this

village, were brought here on Friday. Funeral services were attended at the

M. E. church of which she was at one time a member. On account of

illness of the pastor, Rev. Mr. Heywood, the services were conducted by Rev.

Mr. Shanks of Menomonee Falls. The deceased is survived by three sons,

Donald, of Milwaukee, Charles, of Kenosha and Harry of Marquette. At

the time of here death, she was a guest of her son, Charles, and family,

and was stricken with pneumonia with the sad result. One year ago the

same sad services were rendered over the remains of her husband. Much

sympathy is felt for the bereaved children.

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also on page 5

Mrs. Margaret Campbell, widow of the late William T. Campbell, a former

resident of Merton, died Wednesday at Kenosha, while on a visit to her

son. The body arrived at Hartland yesterday and was taken to Merton,

where funeral services were held at the Methodist church. Mrs. Campbell

was 61 years of age. She was a native of Scotland. Her husband died a

year ago and was buried at Merton. Three sons survive: Donald J., of

Milwaukee, Charles W., of Kenosha; and H. A. of Marquette, Mich.

More About MARGARET "MAGGIE" ?:

Burial: Lisbon-Merton Union Cemetery, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Residence: Bet. May 1906 - May 1907, Marquette, Michigan

More About WILLIAM CAMPBELL and MARGARET ?:

Marriage: Abt. 1865

Children of WILLIAM CAMPBELL and MARGARET ? are:

i. DONALD J.3 CAMPBELL, b. Abt. 1866, Town of Ashippun, Dodge Co., Wisconsin (Source: 1880 Federal Census.).

Notes for DONALD J. CAMPBELL:

1910 Census, Milwaukee 5-Ward, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Donald J. Campbell, abt 1867, lives alone, manuf's furniture.

ii. DUNCAN (DUNSON) CAMPBELL, b. 1867, Town of Ashippun, Dodge Co., Wisconsin; d. 1881, Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

More About DUNCAN (DUNSON) CAMPBELL:

Burial: Lisbon-Merton Union Cemetery, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin

iii. CHARLES W. CAMPBELL, b. Abt. 1871, Town of Ashippun, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.

Notes for CHARLES W. CAMPBELL:

1910 Census - Charles, 1871, Wisconsin, living 1910 N-WD Lyons, Greene Co., Indiana; wife Gertrude, age 33, Iowa; son Clyde, 12, MN; Harry, 10, MN, Bud ?,

7, Wisconsin' Donald, 5, Wisconsin

iv. JESSIE CAMPBELL, b. 1872, Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin (Source: Editor, I selected Merton as her birth place because of her burial site.); d. 1873.

v. HARRY A. CAMPBELL, b. Apr 1875, Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin (Source: 1900 Federal Census.).

Notes for HARRY A. CAMPBELL:

Waukesha Freeman, May 31, 1888, Harry Campbell has an 80% average in

the Merton village school.

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Mr. Harry Campbell has given up school and gone to Milwaukee to work in

a steam shop. Waukesha Freeman, October 16, 1890

1910 Census: Harry R. Campbell, b, Wisconsin, abt 1874, Seattle 9th Ward, King Co., Washington, ED 172, building contractor; wife Jessie, age 32, New York;

son, Prescott ? , age 11, born South Dakota.

vi. MARGARET "MAGGIE" CAMPBELL, b. 1878, Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin; d. 06 Aug 1881, Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin (Source: Waukesha County Register of Deeds, Waukesha Co., Wisconsin, Maggie Campbell d: 06 Aug 1881 v: 01 pg: 0094.).

More About MARGARET "MAGGIE" CAMPBELL:

Burial: Lisbon-Merton Union Cemetery, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin

vii. INFANT CAMPBELL, b. 1883, Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin; d. 1883, Merton, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Generation No. 3

 

4. DONALD ROSS3 CAMPBELL (THOMAS2, DONALD1) was born 02 Jun 1859 in Port Washington, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, and died 18 Sep 1925. He married ELLA SIMMONS 22 Jan 1884, daughter of VOLNEY SIMMONS and JANE EDWARDS. She died 28 Dec 1933.

More About DONALD ROSS CAMPBELL:

Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Education 1: Abt. 1865, Enrolled in Sussex School at the corner Maple (then South St.) and Main.

Education 2: Aft. 1870, Completed education at Sussex Main Street two room school.

Masonic 1: Bet. 1912 - 1915, Patron of the Eastern Star

Masonic 2: Bet. 1894 - 1895, Master of Sussex Ashlar Lodge, then again in 1914.

Occupation: Aft. Oct 1899, Took over father's blacksmith business.

Political: Bet. Oct 1899 - 06 Mar 1915, Sussex Postmaster

More About ELLA SIMMONS:

Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Masonic: Bet. 1906 - 1908, One of founders of Worthy Matron of the Sussex Order of the Eastern Star.

Political: Bet. 06 Mar 1915 - Mar 1919, Sussex Postmaster, first woman postmaster.

More About DONALD CAMPBELL and ELLA SIMMONS:

Marriage: 22 Jan 1884

Children of DONALD CAMPBELL and ELLA SIMMONS are:

i. WINIFRED ZOE4 CAMPBELL, b. Abt. 1884, Based on age 29 at death.; d. 1913.

More About WINIFRED ZOE CAMPBELL:

Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

ii. JEAN LOUISE CAMPBELL, b. Aft. 1885.

iii. MILDRED ELLA CAMPBELL, b. Aft. 1885.

iv. HUGH D. CAMPBELL, b. 29 Dec 1895; d. 08 May 1930, Suicide, took cyanide of potassium (on death cert.).

More About HUGH D. CAMPBELL:

Military service: WWI, in American Expeditionary force in France, 1st Sgt. of Co. A, 343 infantry, 86th Division.

The 1880 Federal Census lists these Male Campbell as being born in Scotland and their profession is "Blacksmith" How many are related?

A. Campbell M. Campbell Portland, Multnomah, OR <1840> Scotland Self
Robert M. Campbell Anna Campbell Neillsville, Clark, WI <1849> Scotland Self
William Campbell Margaret Campbell Merton, Waukesha, WI <1840> Scotland Self
Thomas Campbell Louisa Campbell Lisbon, Waukesha, WI <1830> Scotland Self
Daniel Campbell Jenette Campbell Fort Wayne, Allen, IN <1836> Scotland Self
Angus Campbell Catharine Campbell Clinton, Clinton, IA <1833> Scotland Self
Alex Campbell Dowville, Crawford, IA <1848> Scotland Self
P. Campbell Susan Campbell Augusta, Bracken, KY <1842> SCOTLAND Self
John Campbell Martha Campbell Lynn, Essex, MA <1825> SCOTLAND Self
Roland Campbell Annie Campbell Salem, Essex, MA <1846> Scotland Self
A. H. Campbell Orland, Colusa, CA <1835> SCOTLAND Something other than a direct relationship
Frank Campbell Fort Bidwell, Modoc, CA <1836> Scotland Something other than a direct relationship
James Campbell Mary Campbell Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO <1826> Scotland Self
James A. Campbell Buffalo, Erie, NY <1853> Scotland Something other than a direct relationship
Alexander Campbell Matilda Campbell Buffalo, Erie, NY <1843> Scotland Self
William Campbell New York (Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY <1858> Scotland Something other than a direct relationship
Wm. Campbell Margaret Campbell Westmoreland, Oneida, NY <1832> SCOTLAND Self
 

 

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