Flora Campbell

1814–
Tobermory, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Flora

Flora Campbell was born in 1814, in Tobermory, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Peter Mac Lean in 1843. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Peter Mac Lean
1800–1868
Flora Campbell
1814–
Marriage: 1843
Ann Elizabeth Mclean
1844–
Ann Elizabeth Maclean
1845–1929
John Campbell Mclean
1846–
(Dr.) John MacLean
1847–
Jane Helen Mclean
1847–
Jane MacLean
1848–
Margaret Stewart Mclan
1851–
Margaret Stewart Mclean
1851–
Margaret Maclean
1852–
Peter Mclean
1852–
Peter MacLean
1854–
(Dr.) Kenneth MacLean
1856–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1843
children

(12)

    Ann Elizabeth Mclean

    Female1844–Female

    Ann Elizabeth Maclean

    Female1845–1929Female

    John Campbell Mclean

    Male1846–Male

    (Dr.) John MacLean

    Male1847–Male

    Jane Helen Mclean

    Female1847–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

Age 1

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 3

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.

Age 33

The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Flora Campbell in entry for Jane Helen Mclean, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Flora Campbell in entry for Margaret Stewart Mclan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Flora Campbell in entry for Margaret Stewart Mclean, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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