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Lieut James Campbell, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1763
Blandford
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1849
Grant County
Indiana, USA

James, a farmer, was the son of James Campbell Sr. and Jane (Knox) Campbell.

He was a Revolutionary War Veteran; Pension Record, S-220, National archieves and enlisted in March 1781. He served in Capt Job Wright's Co, Col. Marinus Willet's regiment and served 2 yr 10 mo in New York Militia and Ft Plains and Ft Stanwix.

His ancestors were Scottish and he was raised on a farm in the wilderness near Sugar Creek, Bradford Co., PA.

He and his brother John in 1838 removed their families to Indiana where they both lived until their death.

James married Mahala McPherson during 1787 in Bradford Co., PA; it was called Sheshequin at the time.

Between 1791 to 1807 they had 5 children born in Bradford Co., PA that they named: Clarissa, John Putnam, Ebenezer Gilbert, James G and William Laurson Campbell.

The census report of 1840 shows him in Jay Co., Indiana. However in 1847 when his wife Mahala died in Jay County James went to live in Grant Co., Indiana with his son John Putman Campbell Sr.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Campbell (1739 - 1813)
  Jane Knox Campbell (1744 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  Mahala Mehitable McPherson Campbell (____ - 1847)
 
 Children:
  John Putman Campbell (1797 - 1892)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Campbell (1761 - 1846)*
  James Campbell (1763 - 1849)
  Rachel Campbell Wilcox (1769 - 1847)*
  Cephas Campbell (1777 - 1857)*
  William M Campbell (1779 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Jas. Campbell N. Y. Mil. Rev. War
 
Note: He is buried next to his parents, John & Emilia.
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Sweetser
Grant County
Indiana, USA
Plot: A R4
 
Created by: Jack Gilchrist
Record added: Jan 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47144602
Lieut James Campbell, Jr
Added by: Alva Van Houten
 
Lieut James Campbell, Jr
Added by: Alva Van Houten
 
Lieut James Campbell, Jr
Added by: Alva Van Houten
 
 
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 Added: Dec. 8, 2012
 
 
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