Barbara Fay Campbell

30 September 1937–16 September 2009 (Age 72)
Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Barbara Fay

Barbara Fay Campbell was born on 30 September 1937 as the daughter of Will Campbell and Lena Patterson. She died on 16 September 2009, in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Woodrow William Strawn
Barbara Fay Campbell

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Will Campbell


    Lena Patterson




World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 5

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 19

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

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 (2)

  • Barbara Fay Campbell Richter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Obituary

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