When Sarah Delilah Camp was born in September 1828, in Illinois, United States, her father, Hosea T. Camp, was 29 and her mother, Sarah B. Kirkpatrick, was 28. She married Elias Myers on 13 April 1849, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in South Fork Township, Humboldt, California, United States in 1870 and Camp Grant, Humboldt, California, United States in 1880. She died on 25 May 1903, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Myers Flat Cemetery, Myers Flat, Humboldt, California, United States.
Dutch (also Van de Camp) and North German: from camp ‘enclosed, fenced, or hedged piece of land, field’, from Latin campus ‘plain’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a field. Compare Kamp .
English: from Middle English kempe ‘warrior’; see Kemp . The spelling Camp may be due to the influence of Old English camp ‘battle’ and campian ‘to fight’, or of Old French campion ‘warrior, champion’.
French: mainly southern form of Champ .
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