John Archibald Campbell

John Archibald Campbell

Birth
Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA
Death 1920 (aged 79–80)
Madison County, New York, USA
Burial Peterboro, Madison County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 14167957 · View Source
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Son of John and Maroa (Rich) Campbell. He was educated in the schools of the Smithfield Twp. and Cazenovia Seminary. At age 17 he started in life for himself as a clerk in a general mechandise store at Peterboro, which business he followed in Canastota and Oneida. In 1860 he was a clerk in a store of Elijah D. Bacon, his uncle. On Sept. 19, 1862, he enlisted in the 157th NY Rgmt. and was mustered out Jul. 10, 1865. He was wounded in the left thigh at the Battle of Gettysburgh. Enlisted as a Private, he returned home as a First Lieutenant. After the Army, he again returned to the general merchandise business. In 1867 he married Emma J. Cotton. John A. is a member of Reese Post, G.A.R., No. 34, of Canastota. He has always been active in town affairs and has been justice of peace, also taken an active part in school and educational work, having been connected with the school most of the time since he has resided in the town. He purchased the farm where he now lives at the time of his marriage, where he has resided and followed general farming to the present time. -- From "Our County and Its People, a Descriptive and Biographical Record of Madison County, NY"...Edited by John E. Smith, 1899.


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  • Created by: KT
  • Added: 4 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14167957
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Archibald Campbell (19 May 1840–1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14167957, citing Peterboro Cemetery, Peterboro, Madison County, New York, USA ; Maintained by KT (contributor 46789591) .