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 Allen Campbell

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Allen Campbell

  • Birth 14 Apr 1809
  • Death 13 Oct 1875 Chesterville, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Douglas County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 51329041

Allen Campbell bought five acres of land just south of Chesterville, at the Bagdad bridge, and ran a ferry there for three years. Allen Campbell was born in Knox county, Kentucky, in 1809. His grandfather, Allen Campbell, was born in Virginia, and was among the early settlers in Kentucky. His father John Campbell, removed to Bourbon township soon after his brother. His mother was Lucinda Sullivan, also a native of Kentucky.
Allen Campbell first married Miss Mary Ann Hoots, who was a daughter of David Hoots, of German family. Of this marriage there are three children living, all residing in Bourbon township: Hiram, John H. and _____, the wife of William Warmsley. His first wife died, and on February 13, 1851, he wedded Miss Mary Fleming, who still survives him. [1900]. She was born in Parke county, Indiana, and was a daughter of Stephen and Jane (Kerr) Fleming. Her father was born in Fleming county, Kentucky, and her mother in Pennsylvania. Her grandfather, Stephen Fleming, was a native of Scotland, and her grandfather, Thomas Kerr, was a native of Ireland. To Allen Campbell and Mary Fleming Campbell were born three sons and one daughter, now living: Joseph A., James H., Annette, who is the wife of Albert Ellers, of Garrett township, and Stephen S. At the time of Mr. Allen's death he owned about thirty-five hundred acres of land. At that time it was divided up between the widow and the children. Mrs. Campbell receiving nine hundred and twenty acres, all in Bourbon township.


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  • Created by: Bill Harshbarger
  • Added: 19 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51329041
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Campbell (14 Apr 1809–13 Oct 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51329041, citing Bagdad Cemetery, Douglas County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bill Harshbarger (contributor 47251746) .