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Jacob Wilson Campbell
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1841
Death: Dec. 16, 1922

from History of Luzerne County, Pa., by H.C. Bradsby, 1893
JACOB W. CAMPBELL, carpenter, P.O. Berwick, was born in Nescopeck township, November 3, 1841, and is a son of Joseph and Catherine (Kester) Campbell. (For genealogy of Campbell family, see sketch of William A. Campbell, Shickshinny.) He was reared in Salem township, educated in the common schools and Wyoming Seminary, and at the age of eighteen taught school. He followed teaching as a vocation eight years. At the age of twenty-six he began the carriage-making trade, under instructions, and followed the business seventeen years, at Shickshinny and Beach Haven. In January, 1883, he located at Berwick, where he was engaged as foreman of the foundry of W.B. Freas & Son five years, and since 1888 has been in the employ of the Jackson & Worden Manufacturing Co. On April 12, 1862, he married Margaret J., daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Rabert) Thomas, of Salem township, and has five children living: Harry E., Samuel T., Elizabeth (Mrs. Walter Sult), Ella and Thomas B. Mr. Campbell is past master in the F. & A.M., and in politics he is a Democrat.
Family links: 
  Joseph W. Campbell (1811 - 1878)
  Mary Catherine Kester Campbell (1812 - 1862)
  Margaret J. Thomas Campbell (1839 - 1908)
  Fannie Campbell (1861 - 1862)*
  Jacob Wilson Campbell (1841 - 1922)
  Sarah Catherine Campbell Thomas (1846 - 1912)*
  John A. Campbell (1848 - 1926)*
  Mary A. Campbell (1856 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Pine Grove Cemetery
Columbia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section B row 12
Created by: Sue Herbine
Record added: Aug 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29080723
Jacob Wilson Campbell
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Jacob Wilson Campbell
Added by: edward smith
Jacob Wilson Campbell
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