James Franklin Campbell

Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of James Franklin

When James Franklin Campbell was born in 1854, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, Lorenzo Campbell, was 23 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Crossgrove, was 18. He married Anna Hizar Fullerton on 27 July 1891, in Delaware, United States. He lived in Delaware, United States in 1870 and South Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930.

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James Franklin Campbell
Anna Hizar Fullerton
Marriage: 27 July 1891

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27 July 1891
Delaware, United States

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World Events (8)

1855 · Prohibition Law

Age 1

Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 32

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • James F Campbell in household of Harold F F Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James L Campbell in household of Larezia Campbell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Campbell in household of L Campbell, "United States Census, 1880"

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