Euphemia Pitbladdo Campbell (1810-1887)

Born: January 13, 1810 in St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland

Married: May 29, 1833 in Drumbanagher, Monaghan, Ireland

Died: August 26, 1887 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York

Children of Jonathan Campbell and Euphemia Pitbladdo:

  1. Mary Campbell (1836-1931) m. William Wallace Barbour Sheldon
  2. Anna Campbell (1837-1881) m. William Morrell Whitenack
  3. Euphemia Campbell (1841-1920) m. Rev. Dr. Henry Baker and William J. Bower
  4. John Henry Pitbladdo Campbell (1845-1921)
  5. William H. Campbell (1850-Aft. 1906)
  6. Lela Campbell

Narrative:

Euphemia Pitbladdo was born in January 13, 1810 in St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland to Thomas Pitbladdo and Mary Hodge. She married John Campbell on May 29, 1833 in Drumbanagher, Monaghan, Ireland.

The Belfast Newsletter - June 11, 1833
MARRIAGES

- On the 29th ult. by the Rev. J. W. Irvine, Drumbanagher, Mr. Abel Porter, to Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr. James Legate, county Down.
- On the 29th ult. by the Rev. J. W. Irvine, Mr. James Pitbladdo, to Miss Margaret Fortune, Drumbanagher
- On the 29th ult. by the Rev. J. W. Irvine, Mr. John Campbell, to Miss Euphemia Pitbladdo, Drumbanagher.

[note: "ult." is short for "ultimo" which means "last month".]

We don't know yet what brought them to Ireland, or how long they were there for, but in March of 1834 they set sail from Liverpool, England to America on the Ship Sheffield, arriving in New York on April 14, 1834. After the premature death of her husband in 1850 she lived with her children at various times. In the 1860 census she is found with her daughter Mary Sheldon. In 1870 and 1880 she is with daughter Euphemia. She died August 26, 1887 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.

Documentation:

Cemetery Records

  1. Green Wood Cemetery: Brooklyn, New York - Aug 28, 1887

Census Records

  1. 1850 Census: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - August 21, 1850
  2. 1860 Census: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - June 7, 1860
  3. 1870 Census: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - July 22, 1870
  4. 1880 Census: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - 1880

Memoirs

  1. John Henry Pitbladdo Campbell - American Biography: A New Cyclopedia, Vol 10 (about 1921)

Ship Manifests

  1. Ship Sheffield - Liverpool to New York, April 1834

Wills & Probate

  1. Euphemia Campbell: Probate Records, Brooklyn, 1887