Myra Campbell

New York, United States

The Life of Myra

When Myra Campbell was born in January 1884, in New York, United States, her father, Hezekiah Sylvester Campbell, was 27 and her mother, Clara Louk, was 22.

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Hezekiah Sylvester Campbell
Clara Louk
Fay Louk Campbell
Sherman Campbell
Myra Campbell
Myron Lauck Campbell
Jennie Maud Campbell
Tory M Campbell
Harlow Campbell
Edith May Campbell

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Myra Campbells, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myra Campbell in household of Hezekiah Campbell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Myra Campbell - Government record: Census record: Census: 1900; West Union, Steuben, New York, United States

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