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 Alexander Campbell

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Alexander Campbell

  • Birth 18 Feb 1783 Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 31 May 1848 Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot East Yard
  • Memorial ID 50146569

Alexander was the son of John Campbell and Mary Carr. He married Mrs. Ann (Yard) Toomey by 1807. They had 8 children together, all of whom are linked below.

Alexander and his sisters, and their spouses, deeded a 1/4-acre lot in Trenton (their mother's share of their grandfather Alexander Carr's property) to Lucia Waddell in 1818. Alexander was listed in Trenton, Mercer Co., NJ, in the 1830 & 1840 censuses, and was employed in "manufactures and trades" in 1840. He rented land on Front Street, Trenton, for many years. At the time of his death, he was living in White Hall on Front Street, Trenton. White Hall is the northern part of the Old Barracks and was originally the officers' quarters. For many years it was a separate address with rented rooms, when the southern and northern portions of the Barracks structure were transected by a continuation of Front Street. The restored Barracks structure is now, again fully on Barracks (formerly Willow) Street.

Alexander purchased a family plot in Mercer Cemetery after it opened, and several of his children and grandchildren were buried there. However, he was laid to rest beside his wife and eldest son in the Presbyterian Churchyard.


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Inscription

IN MEMORY OF
ALEXANDER CAMPBELL,
who died
May 31st 1848
Aged 65 Years 3 months
and 13 days.
____

Affliction sore for years I bore,
Physicians were in vain.
At length God pleased to give me cure,
And freed me from my pain.

[stone has a weeping willow above the inscription]

Gravesite Details Heartfelt thanks to Scott Balyer for creating this memorial and the photo.
  • Maintained by: Joseph R. Klett
  • Originally Created by: Scott Balyer
  • Added: 24 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50146569
  • Joseph R. Klett
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Campbell (18 Feb 1783–31 May 1848), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50146569, citing First Presbyterian Churchyard, Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Joseph R. Klett (contributor 47554493) .