Cyrus Carpenter Camp

22 August 1838–
Sinclairville, Charlotte, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of Cyrus Carpenter

When Cyrus Carpenter Camp was born on 22 August 1838, in Sinclairville, Charlotte, Chautauqua, New York, United States, his father, Herman W. Camp, was 31 and his mother, Roxanna Carpenter, was 32. He married Ellen Virginia Zimmerman on 23 December 1862, in Doniphan, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Cyrus Carpenter Camp
Ellen Virginia Zimmerman
Marriage: 23 December 1862
Kate Camp
Anna Camp
Cyrus Zimmerman Camp

Spouse and Children

23 December 1862
Doniphan, Kansas, United States


    Kate Camp


    Anna Camp



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch (also van den Camp) and North German: from de camp ‘the field’ (from Latin campus ‘plain’), hence a topographic name or a status name denoting a small farmer or peasant ( see Kamp ).2 French: Norman, Picard, or southern form of Champ .

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

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Sources (3)

  • C C Camp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cyrus Camp in household of Herman Camp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cyrus C Camp, "United States Census, 1880"

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