Horace Campbell

18 November 1821–1903 (Age 81)
Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Horace

When Horace Campbell was born on 18 November 1821, in Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Hector Campbell, was 28 and his mother, Olive Soule, was 28. He died in 1903, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Hector Campbell
1793–1873
Olive Soule
1793–1872
Albert Gallatin Campbell
1813–1844
William Brackett Campbell
1815–1879
James C. Campbell
1817–1836
Elbridge G. Campbell
1819–1844
Horace Campbell
1821–1903
Samuel Learned Campbell
1824–1902
John H. Campbell
1826–1882
Hector Batchelder Campbell
1829–1911
Ann Judson Campbell
1831–1855
Mary Elizabeth Campbell
1834–1919
Ellen Malinda Campbell
1836–1918

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 9

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Horace Campbell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Horace Campbell, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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