Robert Home Campbell

23 June 1886–27 August 1952 (Age 66)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert Home

When Robert Home Campbell was born on 23 June 1886, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Campbell, was 33 and his mother, Jessie Home, was 30. He married Ferne Elizabeth Gibson on 27 September 1911, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 27 August 1952, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Robert Home Campbell
Ferne Elizabeth Gibson
Marriage: 27 September 1911

Spouse and Children

27 September 1911
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Campbell


    Jessie Home




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 6

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Robert Campbell in household of John Campbell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert H Campbell in household of John Campbell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert H Campbell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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