Margaret Campbell

1847–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Campbell was born in 1847, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married Darling Church on 27 October 1869, in Allegan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870.

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Darling Church
1845–
Margaret Campbell
1847–
Marriage: 27 October 1869
Mildred Campbell
1872–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 October 1869
Allegan, Michigan, United States
children

(1)

    Mildred Campbell

    Female1872–Female

World Events (8)

1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 0

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 32

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

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)

  • Margaret Church in household of Darling Church, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Maggie Campbell, "Michigan, County Marriages Index, 1820-1937"
  • Maggie Campbell in entry for Benjamin B. Austin and Mildred Campbell, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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