Alexander Franklin Campbell

16 March 1845–18 December 1923 (Age 78)
Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alexander Franklin

When Alexander Franklin Campbell was born on 16 March 1845, in Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada, his father, Alexander Campbell, was 44 and his mother, Mary Campbell, was 42. He married Elizabeth Baldock on 2 June 1870, in Mississauga, Peel, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1916. In 1890, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as member of provincial parliament in Algoma, Ontario, Canada. He died on 18 December 1923, in Washington County, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Franklin Campbell
Josephine Aitken
Marriage: 27 December 1876
Franklin Arthur Campbell
Ethel Nightingale Campbell

Spouse and Children

27 December 1876
Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada


    Franklin Arthur Campbell


    Ethel Nightingale Campbell


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Campbell


    Mary Campbell




World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Alexander F. Campbell, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Alexander F Campbell, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Alex F Campbell in entry for Wm Harry Newton and Ethel N Campbell, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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