John Campbell

about 1744–1820 (Age 76)
Belfast, Ireland

The Life of John

John Campbell was born about 1744, in Belfast, Ireland as the son of John Campbell. He married Jane Forbes in 1767, in County Antrim, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1820, in Antrim, County Antrim, Ireland, at the age of 76, and was buried in County Antrim, Ireland.

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John Campbell
Jane Forbes
Marriage: 1767
Edward Campbell

Spouse and Children


    Jane Forbes


County Antrim, Ireland


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World Events (2)


Age 54

Battle of Antrim.

Age 54

The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: John Campbell - birth-name: John Campbell

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