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Col John Lafayette Camp

Col John Lafayette Camp

Birth
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Death 16 Jul 1891 (aged 63)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section B, Row 7
Memorial ID 27761101 · View Source
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Husband of Mary Ann Ward Camp. Son of John and Elizabeth Camp. A Lawyer and Planter in Texas. Texas State Senator from 1875-1878. He was a Captain and then Colonel in the Civil War. Camp County, Texas was named after him.


Obituary for John Lafayette Camp published in the "San Antonio Daily Light" on July 17, 1891. P. 9.

"A Soldier's Death - Col. John L. Camp, aged 66 years, died yesterday at the residence of his son, Mr. John L. Camp, of this city. The funeral occurred this morning. The deceased was a prominent Texan, and served with great distinction during the late war on the confederate side."


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For whom Camp County is named
Here rests a Christian soldier, jurist
philanthropist, statesman, devoted
husband and father


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  • Created by: Mary Echols
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27761101
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col John Lafayette Camp (20 Feb 1828–16 Jul 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27761101, citing Dignowity Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Mary Echols (contributor 46590677) .