Samuel Grant Campbell

1 July 1865–11 December 1947 (Age 82)
Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States

The Life of Samuel Grant

When Samuel Grant Campbell was born on 1 July 1865, in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas B Campbell, was 33 and his mother, Temperance Wallace, was 29. He married Ellen Melissa Tyson on 16 June 1896, in Elmwood, Cass, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 11 December 1947, in Elmwood, Cass, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Grant Campbell
Ellen Melissa Tyson
Marriage: 16 June 1896
Winifred Rebecca Campbell
Elsie Ellen Campbell
Joseph Temple Campbell

Spouse and Children

16 June 1896
Elmwood, Cass, Nebraska, United States


    Winifred Rebecca Campbell


    Elsie Ellen Campbell


    Joseph Temple Campbell


Parents and Siblings



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.

Age 4

Wyuka Cemetery was established by an act of the Nebraska Legislature in 1869, to provide the capital city with a state cemetery.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Samuel Campbell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel G Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel G Campbell, "United States Census, 1920"

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