John Franklin Campbell

Brief Life History of John Franklin

When John Franklin Campbell was born on 5 December 1898, in Bruce, Ontario, Canada, his father, Malcolm Miles Campbell, was 31 and his mother, Frances Ann Humphrey, was 26. He died on 13 October 1985, in Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86.

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John Franklin Campbell
1898–1985
Kathryn Margaret McFadyen
1912–1994

Sources (2)

  • John F Campbell, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • John Franklin Campbell, "Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. As a result of folk etymology, 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 .

Irish (North Armagh): adopted for Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’ (literally ‘battle chief’): see Caulfield and Cowell .

English: variant of Camel , under the influence of the Scottish name (see 1 above).

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

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