Mary Polly Campbell

1778–about 1840 (Age 62)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Campbell was born in 1778, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Campbell, was 31 and her mother, Lydia Cartwright, was 27. She married Eli Bellar on 19 March 1796, in Germanton, Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 1840, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Eli Bellar
Mary Polly Campbell
Marriage: 19 March 1796
Sarah Frances Beller
William Campbell Beller
Peter Beller
Lydia M. Beller
Eli Campbell Beller
Dr Allen Truitty Beller

Spouse and Children

19 March 1796
Germanton, Stokes, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 11

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 21

In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow ""rock"" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the ""rock"" was a gold nugget.

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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Story Highlight

Life History of James Campbell and Margaret Dennison, compiled by Marilyn Tall Perry,

James Campbell, son of William and Elizabeth Graham Campbell, and Margaret Dennison, daughter of John and Mary Campbell Dennison, were immigrants from Sligo, Sligo County, Ireland, and had come w …

Sources (3)

  • Polly Campbell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Unknown in entry for Allen T. Beller, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Polly Campbell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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