Duncan Campbell

about 1825–
Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Duncan

Duncan Campbell was born about 1825, in Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Jean Macpherson. He married Mary Mctavish on 23 December 1858. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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Duncan Campbell
Mary Mctavish
Marriage: 23 December 1858
Duncan Campbell
Sarah Campbell
Lachlan Campbell
John Campbell
John Campbell
Mary Campbell
Margaret Campbell
Donald Campbell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1858
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
    Age 7
    The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 32
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

    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 (7)

    • Duncan Campbell in entry for Duncan Campbell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Duncan Campbell in entry for Lachlan Campbell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Duncan Campbell in entry for Donald Campbell, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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