Laura B. Campbell

Brief Life History of Laura B.

When Laura B. Campbell was born in 1850, in Person, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Robert Campbell, was 25 and her mother, Isabella Jane Lamb, was 22. She married Calvin B. Mitchell on 22 April 1872, in Webster, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Vanderburg, Webster, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died in 1909, in Earlington, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Earlington, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin B. Mitchell
1840–1898
Laura B. Campbell
1850–1909
Marriage: 22 April 1872
William Ambrose Mitchell
1875–1941
Mitchell
1875–
Mary Mitchell
1877–1971
Claudie Lee Mitchell
1880–1964
Maud May Mitchell
1882–1919

Sources (13)

  • Larra L Mitcheal in household of Calvin B Mitcheal, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laurah L Campbell, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Laura Campbell Mitchell, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

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

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. As a result of folk etymology, 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 .

Irish (North Armagh): adopted for Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’ (literally ‘battle chief’): see Caulfield and Cowell .

English: variant of Camel , under the influence of the Scottish name (see 1 above).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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