William Pinkney Campbell

Brief Life History of William Pinkney

William Pinkney Campbell was born on 29 March 1879, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States as the son of Ennis Campbell and Martha Lynn Hass. He married Nettie Mae Abernathy on 16 December 1900, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Gastonia Township, Gaston, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Mountain Creek Township, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1950. He died on 13 March 1953, in Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Maiden, Catawba, North Carolina, United States.

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William Pinkney Campbell
Nettie Mae Abernathy
Marriage: 16 December 1900
Lester Bryant Campbell
Ola Jane Campbell
Rita J Campbell
Earley Clinton Campbell
Bertha Mae Campbell
Glenn Wilson Campbell
Velma Campbell

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  • William Campbell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William P Campbell, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • W P Campbell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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