Capt Colin Campbell

about 1771–
Strone, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Capt Colin

When Capt Colin Campbell was born about 1771, in Strone, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Campbell, was 24 and his mother, Margaret McLartich, was 22. He married Agness Henderson on 19 January 1796. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Capt Colin Campbell
1771–
Agness Henderson
1769–
Marriage: 19 January 1796
Catherine Henderson Campbell
1791–1860
Mary Henderson Campbell
1791–
Janet Henderson Campbell
1793–
N Angus Henderson Campbell
1795–
Peter Henderson Campbell
1797–
Margaret Campbell
1797–
Susanna Campbell
1800–
Archibald Campbell
1803–
Jean Campbell
1804–
Jean Campbell
1805–
Elliot Porch Campbell
1806–
Ann Campbell
1808–
Peter Campbell
1811–
John Campbell
1813–
Susannah Campbell
1815–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1796
children

(15)

    Female1791–1860Female

    Mary Henderson Campbell

    Female1791–Female

    Janet Henderson Campbell

    Female1793–Female

    N Angus Henderson Campbell

    Male1795–Male

    Margaret Campbell

    Female1797–Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Campbell

    Male1747–Male

    Margaret McLartich

    Female1749–Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1771–Male

    Ann Campbell

    Female1780–Female

    Ann Campbell

    Female1791–Female

World Events (6)

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

Age 31

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 44

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 61

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Colin Campbell in entry for John Campbell, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Colin Campbell in entry for Catharine Campbell, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Colin Campbell in entry for Susanna Campbell, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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