Margaret Campbell

7 April 1771–
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Campbell was born on 7 April 1771, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas William Campbell, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Wilson, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Thomas William Campbell
1743–1816
Margaret Wilson
1744–
John Eugene Campbell
1766–
Agnes Ann Campbell
1768–
Margaret Campbell
1771–
Margaret Campbell
1775–1798

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas William Campbell

    Male1743–1816Male

    Margaret Wilson

    Female1744–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

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.
1823

Age 52

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (2)

  • Margaret Campbell, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Campbell, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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