Marion Porter Campbell

12 March 1909–19 February 1985 (Age 75)
Newtownards, County Down, Ireland

The Life of Marion Porter

When Marion Porter Campbell was born on 12 March 1909, in Newtownards, County Down, Ireland, her father, John Campbell, was 34 and her mother, Agnes Aiken, was 33. Her occupation is listed as teacher in Manitoba, Canada. She died on 19 February 1985, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 75.

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John Campbell
Agnes Aiken
Sarah Morrison Campbell
Hugh Aiken Campbell
Mary A. Campbell
Caroline Campbell
James Marshall Campbell
Marion Porter Campbell
Margret Elizabeth Campbell
Dorothy Morrison Campbell

Parents and Siblings


    Agnes Aiken




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World Events (8)


Age 10

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Age 11

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.

Age 28

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Marion Porter Campbell - Individual or family possessions: birth: 12 March 1909; Newtown Ards, Down, Ireland

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