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Johnson Campbell
Farmersburg Twp.

Johnston Campbell, farmer, son of James and Ann (Johnston) Campbell, who were natives of North Ireland, where they died, was born March 12, 1833, in Ireland, and came to the United States in 1852, living one year in New York City; thence to Clayton County, Ia., and located on his present farm which
his brother had entered for him before he came to the county. The are eighty acres on section 6, and the village of Bismarck is on his farm. He now owns property in National and forty acres on section 14, near that village. In 1851 he married Margaret, daughter of Roland and Mary (Sturgeon) Hopkins, natives of Ireland, where they died. By this union there are four children - Mary Ann, born Nov. 15, 1852, now wife of Wm. Demo, living at National; William Johnston, born July 20, 1855; James Roland Jan. 26, 1857; Francis Robert, Feb. 14, 1862. Mr. Campbell and wife are members of the Episcopal church. He is a member of the A. F. & A. M. fraternity and votes the Republican ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 772
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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