When William Campbell was born on 5 September 1899, in Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Campbell, was 31 and his mother, Alice Watt Cunningham, was 23. He married Jean Hogg on 27 April 1928, in Hutton, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Edrom, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1928. His occupation is listed as farm manager in Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 5 July 1973, at the age of 73.
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).
Jean and Bill Campbell had three sons; Billy, George and Alex. William Campbell (Bill) died 5th July 1973 Jean died 18th December 1981 There was no age on headstones. Uncle Bill was farm stewar …
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