Williams Washington Camp

Male11 December 1800–21 November 1875

Brief Life History of Williams Washington

When Williams Washington Camp was born on 11 December 1800, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, his father, Cecelius Camp, was 21 and his mother, Mary Margaret Williams, was 19. He married Delia Chadwick in 1821, in Warren, Georgia, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Brighton Precinct, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 21 November 1875, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Williams Washington Camp
Diannah Harriett Greer
Marriage: 5 January 1822
Mary Wentworth Camp
Susan Searcy Camp
Elizabeth Jane Camp
James Greer Camp
Dionysius Paul Camp
Sarah Ann Camp
Robert Ira Camp
John David Camp
Martha Damarius Camp
Catherine Ellen Camp
William Polk Camp
Harriet Diannah Camp
Emma Eliza Camp
Richard Cecil Camp
Margaret Henrietta Camp

Sources (57)

  • Williams Camp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm in entry for Mary Magdalene Camp, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Williams Camp, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1822Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

    Age 3

    Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 20

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch (also Van de Camp) and North German: from camp ‘enclosed, fenced, or hedged piece of land, field’, from Latin campus ‘plain’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a field. Compare Kamp .

    English: from Middle English kempe ‘warrior’; see Kemp . The spelling Camp may be due to the influence of Old English camp ‘battle’ and campian ‘to fight’, or of Old French campion ‘warrior, champion’.

    French: mainly southern form of Champ .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Williams Washington Camp

    Williams Washington Camp was born December 11, 1800, in Georgia. He was named after his Mother's maiden name. She was Margaret Wiiliams. The Camp name started in England during a war in 1138, between …

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