Sarah Campbel

15 December 1740–
Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Campbel was born on 15 December 1740, in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Campbell, was 29 and her mother, Mary Logan, was 27.

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Family Time Line

James Campbell
1711–1776
Mary Logan
1713–
Jean Campbel
1738–1746
Sarah Campbel
1740–
John Campbell
1742–
James Campbell
1744–
Jean Campbel
1746–
Mary CAMPBELL
1748–

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World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 62

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 75

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 92

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.

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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  • "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," Sarah Campbel, 1740

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