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From: "B L Wiggins" <>
Subject: [NCROWAN] Campbell
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 22:17:15 -0500
Thank you, Jan!
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Subject: Re: [NCROWAN] Index C-D -- Campbell?
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> Thanks, Jan, for all your hard work. I know you are getting bombarded
> requests. If you have time, I would like to know about the Campbells in
> book. I am helping my adopted daughter research her birth family. We
> documented back to Michael C. Campbell who was born about 1769 in Rowan
> NC. Michael and son John were in the 1840 Lafayette County, MO, census.
> They do not seem to be in Missouri for the 1830 census, so they may have
> emigrated during that time.
> Thanks again,
> Betty (aka Kelly's Mom)
> Another branch of the Brandon family settled on the north side of Fourth
> Here James Brandon, in 1760 and 1762, ob tamed grants from Granville and
> from Patrick Campbell for one thousand five hundred and ninety-two acres
> of land.
> From the above figures we gather that Maxwell Chambers was the son of
> and Mary Chambers, and was born on the twenty-third of January, 1780.
> states that he was born in the house now the residence of Thomas J.
> Meroney, on
> Main Street. His early education was probably secured in Salisbury, and he
> 188 HISTORY OF ROWAN COUNTY
> entered into business here with his uncle, a Mr. Campbell, from which we
> that his mother’s maiden name was Campbell. After conducting busines
> s here for
> awhile, Mr. Campbell and Mr. Chambers went to Charleston and set up in
> mercantile business there.
> The first Methodist church in Salisbury was organized in November, 1831,
> thirteen members, four of whom are still living (1880), viz.: Miss
> Adelaide Clary
> (now Mrs. Rowzee), of Salisbury; John C. Palmer, now of Raleigh; and James
> Glover and wife, now of Davidson County. One name of the others is lost.
> The rest
> were Mrs. John C. Palmer, Mrs. Mary Hardy, Miss Margaret Shaver, Mrs.
> Mrs. Samuel Fraley, Alexander Biles, Mrs. Eunice Cowan, and Miss Sarah
> This church was in the Virginia Conference. Charles P. Moorman was the
> preacher in charge. The first Quarterly Conference was appointed to he
> held in the
> courthouse, in November, 1832, but the Presbyterian brethren kindly
> offered the
> use of their church, which was gratefully accepted, and so the first
> Conference ever convened in Salisbury was held in the Presbyterian church,
> presided over by that singular man, “the stern, the inflexible, the
> devoted, the
> self-poised, the brave, the witty, the fearless Methodist preacher, Moses
> who was at that time presiding elder of the district.
> At that Quarterly Conference, money was raised, and a comfortable wooden
> church was completed early in the following year (1833). With the
> exception of
> one year, the church was a part of the Salisbury circuit, until 1845. In
> 1834 it was
> made a station, and served by Rev. R. O. Burton. It then went back to the
> uring this time (between 1833 and 1845), it had for pastors Revs. Messrs.
> McDonald, Tinnen, Yarrell, and others. Rev. Thomas S. Campbell traveled
> circuit in 1835.
> FIRST REGIMENT ENGINEERS, ARTILLERY AND
> ORDNANCE OF NORTH CAROLINA STATE TROOPS
> COMPANY D (ROWAN ARTILLERY)
> Campbell, W.; w. at Malvern Hill.
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