Percy Alfonso Campbell

19 August 1877–6 April 1954 (Age 76)
Hastings, Dakota, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Percy Alfonso

When Percy Alfonso Campbell was born on 19 August 1877, in Hastings, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, his father, Cassius Samuel Campbell, was 31 and his mother, Lydia Lorane Ashley, was 32. He married Mabel Van Duyne on 1 August 1914, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 5 years and East Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 April 1954, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Percy Alfonso Campbell
Mabel Van Duyne
Marriage: 1 August 1914
Robert Van Duyne Campbell

Spouse and Children

1 August 1914
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Cassius Samuel Campbell





World Events (8)

1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 1

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Percy Campbell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Percy A Campbell, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Percey A Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"

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