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Birth
Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland
Death
4 Jan 1854 (aged 90)
Bethany, Brooke County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Bethany, Brooke County, West Virginia, USA Add to Map
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Religious Figure. Irish theologian and part of the Restoration Movement along with his son Alexander. His father was first a Catholic and then became a member of the Church of England. His son Thomas did not choose to serve God that way. Thomas entered the Church of the Secession which is now known as the Presbyterian Church. The Secession Church's members were those who had rebelled against the Established Church of England. He gave numerous speeches and wrote much about religion in his native Northern Ireland and also when he settled in Bethany Virginia (Now known as Bethany West Virginia). After leaving the Presbyterian church over differences about communion and infant baptism, he and his son Alexander Campbell helped found the Christian church (Disciples of Christ), Christian Church & Church of Christ. He continued his work of preaching the gospel regularly until he was 83 years old and when he was unable to preach anymore he would travel to other churches and work to encourage the churches and the people who came to worship.
Religious Figure. Irish theologian and part of the Restoration Movement along with his son Alexander. His father was first a Catholic and then became a member of the Church of England. His son Thomas did not choose to serve God that way. Thomas entered the Church of the Secession which is now known as the Presbyterian Church. The Secession Church's members were those who had rebelled against the Established Church of England. He gave numerous speeches and wrote much about religion in his native Northern Ireland and also when he settled in Bethany Virginia (Now known as Bethany West Virginia). After leaving the Presbyterian church over differences about communion and infant baptism, he and his son Alexander Campbell helped found the Christian church (Disciples of Christ), Christian Church & Church of Christ. He continued his work of preaching the gospel regularly until he was 83 years old and when he was unable to preach anymore he would travel to other churches and work to encourage the churches and the people who came to worship.

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  • Originally Created by: Lisa
  • Added: Feb 4, 2005
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10427186/thomas-campbell: accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Campbell (1 Feb 1763–4 Jan 1854), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10427186, citing Campbell Cemetery, Bethany, Brooke County, West Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.