George W Campbell

February 1815–6 September 1872 (Age 57)
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of George W

When George W Campbell was born in February 1815, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Samuel Campbell, was 39 and his mother, Martha Jane Rayburn, was 27. He married Matilda Emaline Kesterson on 9 August 1842, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Warrensburg Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Washington Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 6 September 1872, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W Campbell
1815–1872
Matilda Emaline Kesterson
1819–1854
Marriage: 9 August 1842
Dora Campbell
1843–1844
Sara Elizabeth Campbell
1844–1923
Benjamin Alexander Campbell
1847–1914
Nancy Jane Campbell
1849–1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1842Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1821
    Age 6
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 17
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. As a result of folk etymology, the surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .Irish (North Armagh): adopted for Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’ (literally ‘battle chief’): see Caulfield and Cowell .English: variant of Camel , under the influence of the Scottish name (see 1 above).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Camble
    Campbel
    Cambell
    Campell
    Beauchamp
    Camel

    Sources (11)

    • George Campell, "United States Census, 1870"
    • George W Campbell, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • George W Campbell, "United States Census, 1860"

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