Bio John Campbell b. 1836

Mini-Bios for CAMPBELLs, LUGGs, & BLACKWELLs of Nelson, PA

John Harper Campbell (1836 - 1899)

John Harper Campbell was born Jan. 12, 1836, in Nelson, Tioga Co., PA; d. Oct. 23, 1899. Married Feb. 10, 1858 to Calfurna "Cal"/"Calfurney" J. Bottom; b. Dec. 26, 1842, in Nelson; d. Oct 18, 1910 in Osceola, Tioga Co., PA. Cal's parents were Nathan S. Bottum and Betsy Lockwood.

John was the 8th of 12 children of Joseph Campbell, b. 1793 in N. Ireland or Scotland, d. 1864 in Nelson; and Ann Clinch, born 1804 in Gloucestershire, England, died 1872 in Nelson.

John served in Co. H of the 207th Pa. Volunteers during the Civil War. He was an elder of the Beechers Island Presbyterian Church for many years. He had an insurance business in Nelson.

John chaired the 1893 reunion organization meeting and was Pres. for 1894.

John and Cal Bottom Campbell had two children:

  1. Adelbert Eugene Campbell, b. Dec. 9, 1859 in Farmington Twp., Tioga Co., PA, m. Carrie F. Sebring; and
  2. Luella B. Campbell, b. Oct. 29, 1866, m. Philip Edward Young.
Mentioned in CCC Letters:
v1r1 p2 Intro - John H.
v1r1 p3 Intro - John H., Calphurna, Adelbert, Lou
v1r1 p4 Intro - John H.
v1r2 p64 Clifford J. Young - grandfather & grandma
v2 p42 Ethel YOUNG Roe - grandfather
v3 p44 Nellie HORTON Kimball - Uncle John Campbell
v3 p87 John Harry Campbell - Grandpa
v4 p30 Kate CAMPBELL Horton - Uncle John
v4 p86 Jane CAMPBELL Tubbs - John
v4 p95 Myra BUCK Seiders - Uncle John

Mentioned in other documents:

[wbt - 7/16/2000; last rev. 12/17/2017]

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