Etta Abigail Campbell

Brief Life History of Etta Abigail

When Etta Abigail Campbell was born on 23 February 1895, in Darlington, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Joseph Campbell, was 20 and her mother, Lucinda Griggs, was 18. She married Gray Matthew Flowers on 13 December 1914. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Antioch, Darlington, South Carolina, United States for about 1 years and Society Hill, Darlington, South Carolina, United States in 1974. She died on 19 February 1987, in Darlington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Hartsville, Darlington, South Carolina, United States.

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Gray Matthew Flowers
Etta Abigail Campbell
Marriage: 13 December 1914
James Harold Flowers
P Broadus Flowers
Dorothy Flowers
Lee Matthew Flowers
Adrian Waldo Flowers
Delene Flowers
May Dee Flowers

Sources (14)

  • Etta Flowers, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Etta Abigail Campbell in entry for Gray Matthew Flowers, "South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951"
  • Etta A Campbell in household of James J Campbell, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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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