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Thomas Harris Campbell
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1823
Death: May 17, 1872

Thomas Harris Campbell was a state delegate (1849-51) and senator (1852-58). He married Frances (Fanny)Pryor. They resided at "The Oaks" in Nottoway County.Thomas Campbell was a prominent lawyer, and was elected to the legislature when only twenty-one years of age. He was the second president of the Southside Railroad. He attended William and Mary College.
After his mother died,his father, Dr. Archiball Algernon Campbell wished to marry his first wife's sister, Martha. This was contrary to the old English, and also, the Virginia law at that time, which forbade a man to marry his deceased wife's sister, and so the couple were planning an elopement. Thomas Harris Campbell, being a member of the legislature, asked his father to wait a few months until the legislature convened. He promised to have the law repealed, which he did, and acted as his father's best man at the wedding. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Frances Epes Pryor Campbell (1834 - 1901)
 
 Children:
  Frances Epes Campbell Wilson (1857 - 1938)*
  Mary Jacqueline Campbell Rolston (1867 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Blackstone
Nottoway County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Sep 09, 2006
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Thomas Harris Campbell
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Thomas Harris Campbell
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Thomas Harris Campbell
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With respect
- SheWalksTheseHills
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013
Sic Semper Tyrannis
- George Seitz
 Added: Sep. 9, 2006
 
 
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