William Anderson McCampbell

12 March 1785–12 March 1839 (Age 54)
Rockbridge Parish, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Anderson

When William Anderson McCampbell was born on 12 March 1785, in Rockbridge Parish, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, James McCampbell, was 34 and his mother, Martha Anderson, was 28. He married Mary Shannon Anderson on 11 November 1816, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 12 March 1839, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

William Anderson McCampbell
Mary Shannon Anderson
Marriage: 11 November 1816
Martha Ann McCampbell

Spouse and Children

11 November 1816
Knox, Tennessee, United States


    Martha Ann McCampbell


Parents and Siblings

    James McCampbell


    Martha Anderson




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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 3

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Patronymic formation from Scottish Campbell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm A Mccampbell, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Wm A Mccampbell, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • William A Mccampbell, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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