John Campbell (1812-1850)

Born: 1812 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

  • Father: unknown
  • Mother: unknown

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

Died: December 10, 1850 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

John Campbell was born in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland and was said to have "came of a long-lived family of sturdy-spirited Scottish ancestors". He married Euphemia Pitbladdo in Scotland and immigrated to New York shortly after his marriage. They departed Liverpool, England on the Ship Sheffield on April 4, 1834. They were listed as "Jno", a stonecutter, and Euphemia Campbell, both 23 of Scotland. Although "Jno" is usually used for "Jonathan", ever man by the name of John was listed this way on the manifest and our John is never listed as "Jonathan" on any other document. Also on the ship was William Pitbladdo, Euphemia's brother. John died in Brooklyn, Kings, New York in December 1850 and was buried at Green Wood Cemetery.

Documentation

Cemetery Records

1. Green Wood Cemetery: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - December 12, 1850

Census Records

1. 1850 Census: Brooklyn, New York - August 21, 1850

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