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Campbell, Whitaker Hill

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Campbell, Whitaker Hill
March 13, 2007 03:11PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Perrin, Battle, Kniffin, 4th ed., 1887,
Garrard County.

WHITAKER HILL CAMPBELL was born July 7, 1805, on Shawnee Run, Mercer
County, Ky., and in 1833 removed to Garrard County, where he has since
resided. His father, James Campbell, a native of King and Queen County,
Va., was a very early settler in Mercer County, Ky., was a carpenter and
builder; constructed Gen. Adair's and many other residences; was also a
farmer and one of the processioners for Mercer County; was also a farmer
and lost twenty slaves by the late war; was a Whig and a Baptist and died
in 1865 at the age of eighty-five years. He was the son of Whitaker
Campbell of Virginia, who married Jane Hill, and their offspring were
James, William, Mrs. Carlton, Benjamin and Mrs. Pendleton. James first
married Polly, daughter of Joseph Lewis of Mercer County, and aunt of
Joseph H. Lewis, one of the judges of the court of appeals; from their
union sprang Whitaker H. and William P. His second wife was Catherine,
daughter of Benjamin Bradshaw of Jessamine County, and their children
were Jane (Bradshaw), Robert P., Hopy (Hill), Benjamin B., Ann P. (Key),
Alexander, Catherine (Doneghy), Susan (Peyton) and THomas C. February
14, 1828, Whitaker H. married Miss Pamelia H., daughter of Col. Edmund
and Sarah (Bowman) Perkins, of Garrard County (born March 10, 1810), and
to them were born Elizabeth (Barkley), Orpah (Van Meeter), Elias H.
(wounded in Confederate Army), John L. (died in Union Army), James W.,
Benjamin P., Hiram B. and Rebecca (deceased). Mr. Campbell was many years
engaged as an educator, and was principal of the Cane Run Academy while
Samuel Taylor Glover later of St. Louis, Mo., was a teacher of mathematics
in that institution. Mr. Campbell served fifteen years as magistrate and
member of the court of claims of Garrard County. He is a member of the
Methodist Episcopal Church, belonged to "the old court party," was an old
line Whig, an uncompromising Union man, lost fifteen slaves by the late
war, and is now a Republican; acted as agent for pensioners of the
Revolution, and obtained bounty land for the soldiers of the war of 1812.
Hiram Barkley Campbell was born near High Bridge, Garrard County, August
13, 1849, and in 1881 located at his present home, Mt. Ararat, near
Bryantsville. October 13, 1881, he married Miss Nannie D., daughter of
William and Elizabeth (Thomas) Burnside, of Garrard County (born April
19, 1856), and to them have been born Benjamin P., June 11, 1883 (died
March 31, 1885), and William Burnside, February 16, 1886. Mr. Campbell
is a farmer and trader, having 231 acres of grazing land in good
condition. He is a class leader, and has been seventeen years recording
steward in the Methodist Episcopal Church South; has been fifteen years
a Good Templar and is superintendent of the Sunday-school.

Campbell Hill Carlton Lewis Bradshaw Key Doneghy Peyton Bowman
Perkins Barkley Van_Meeter Thomas Burnside Glover Pendleton
Mercer-KY King_and_Queen-VA MO

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