Donald McDonald Campbell

10 April 1879–
Huron, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Donald McDonald

When Donald McDonald Campbell was born on 10 April 1879, in Huron, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert Campbell, was 33 and his mother, Christina Mc Donald, was 33. He married Eva Gertrude Picot on 24 March 1903, in Bayfield, Bluewater, Huron, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Welland River, Welland, Ontario, Canada in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Donald McDonald Campbell
Eva Gertrude Picot
Marriage: 24 March 1903
Eva Mae Campbell
Margaret Campbell
Olive Jean Campbell
Vivian Grace Campbell
Donald Macdonald Campbell

Spouse and Children

24 March 1903
Bayfield, Bluewater, Huron, Ontario, Canada



    Margaret Campbell


    Olive Jean Campbell



    Donald Macdonald Campbell


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 4

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 7

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 55

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.

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)

  • Donald M Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dannie Campbell in household of Robert Campbell, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Donald Campbell in entry for Donald Mcdonald Campbell and Marjorie Mae Wendt, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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