William Sherman Campbell

29 January 1865–22 August 1938 (Age 73)
Ohio, United States

The Life of William Sherman

When William Sherman Campbell was born on 29 January 1865, in Ohio, United States, his father, George Hendricks Campbell, was 30 and his mother, Levisa Wilson, was 27. He married Melvina Martha Haley on 7 May 1895. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Colorado, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 22 August 1938, in Eagle Lake, Colorado, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Eagle Lake, Colorado, Texas, United States.

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William Sherman Campbell
Melvina Martha Haley
Marriage: 7 May 1895
Winnie M Campbell

Spouse and Children

7 May 1895


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 5

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. 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 .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William L Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Campbell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William S Campbell, "United States Census, 1900"

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