David Levi Campbell

25 October 1879–14 March 1961 (Age 81)
Florence, South Carolina, United States

The Life of David Levi

When David Levi Campbell was born on 25 October 1879, in Florence, South Carolina, United States, his father, William C Campbell, was 27 and his mother, Jane Smith, was 26. He married Ruby Matthews in 1930, in Florence, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Cains Township, Florence, South Carolina, United States in 1940 and Charleston, South Carolina, United States in 1974. He died on 14 March 1961, in Pamplico, Florence, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 81.

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David Levi Campbell
Ruby Matthews
Marriage: 1930
Sallie Elease Fitch
William H Campbell

Spouse and Children

Florence, South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William C Campbell


    Jane Smith




    John Richard Campbell



    Mary Campbell



    Martha Jane Campbell


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 22

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • D Levi Campbell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Levi Campbell in household of William Campbell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David L Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"

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