Zillah B Metz

23 March 1821–16 December 1889 (Age 68)
Metz, Marion, Virginia, United States

The Life of Zillah B

When Zillah B Metz was born on 23 March 1821, in Metz, Marion, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Metz, was 37 and her mother, Catherine Ada Michael, was 32. She married Nimrod Michael Campbell on 26 October 1839, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Marion, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 16 December 1889, in Catlettsburg, Boyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Catlettsburg, Boyd, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nimrod Michael Campbell
1816–1900
Zillah B Metz
1821–1889
Marriage: 26 October 1839
Martha Ellen Campbell
1841–1930
Ulysses Campbell
1842–1870
Anne Elizabeth Campbell
1844–1915
Emily Jane Campbell
1846–1877
Robert Milton Campbell
1848–1931
Sarah Catherine Campbell
1849–1867
Jacob Ramer Campbell
1852–1876
Felix Michael Campbell
1855–1943
Joseph M. Campbell
1857–1881
Arletta Tennessee Campbell
1859–1949
Fielding Campbell
1862–1862

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 October 1839
Monongalia, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Female1841–1930Female

    Ulysses Campbell

    Male1842–1870Male

    Anne Elizabeth Campbell

    Female1844–1915Female

    Emily Jane Campbell

    Female1846–1877Female

    Robert Milton Campbell

    Male1848–1931Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 3

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 9

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 23

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form of the female personal name Mechthild, composed of Germanic maht ‘might’, ‘strength’ + hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Metz in Lorraine, which took its name from a Gaulish tribe, the Mediomatrici; in the name of the place this became abbreviated to Mettis, hence the modern name.3 German: from Mätz, a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zellah Campbell in household of Nimrod M Campbell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Zilla Campbell in household of Nimrod Campbell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Tillah Campbell in household of N Campbell, "United States Census, 1870"

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