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Loyalist Directory: Robert Douglas Campbell

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Surname : Campbell
Given name : Robert Douglas
Rank : Sergt or Sgt. Major
Where Resettled : Upper Canada, Home District, Grantham Twp
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : UEL List;
Upper Canada Land Petition of Robert Campbell, A/O Vol 90, Reel C-1647 (25 Feb 1797)
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Butler's Rangers
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : c 1756 in Thirteen Colonies
Settled before war :  
Date & Place of Death : died 1825;
or 24 Jan. 1824, St Catharine's, Upper Canada
Place of Burial : buried at Grantham Twp. Niagara District
Wife Name : Married in Niagara District to Mary (Priscilla) Smith (C 1765-C 1825) - buried in Snyder's Cemetery, Chinguacousy Twp., Peel Co., ON) d/o Frederick Smith & Priscilla Hewitt
Children : 1. James (02 Jul. 1784-27 Oct 1859- Snyder's Cem.) m. 22 Nov 1824 20 Mile Creek, UC Margaret Snyder (20 Jan 1785 Penn - 07 Aug 1853);
2. Deborah m. Daniel Reilly;
3. Margaret m. Joel Smith;
4. Mary m. Peter McCollum;
5. Martha Eliza m. William McCoy;
6. Peter Smith m. Catherine Pickard;
7. Alexander m. Rachael McCollum;
8. Gustavus F. m. Catherine Deacon;
9. John m. Margaret Clendin;
10. Robert m. Elizabeth Rowe;
11. Henry m Mary Van Wyck
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Vancouver 1976.05.04;
Vancouver 1976.05.12;
Vancouver 1978.11.14;
Vancouver 1983.04.27;
Regina 1985.11.27;
Toronto 1986.03.12;
Toronto 1986.09.11;
Vancouver 1989.10.10;
Chilliwack 1994.03.21;
Chilliwack 1995.09.25;
Col. John Butler 1993.10.26;
Regina 1998.08.05;
Robert Campbell of Manitoba MC 8348-98;
Manitoba 2003.06.02;
Grand River 2005.04.18;
Hamilton Br. by Margaret Hayward on 2006.05.29
Sir Guy Carleton 2007.02.05;
Governor Simcoe 2009.03.09;
Col. John Butler 2009.07.20;
Military Info : Sgt. Butler's Rangers
Loyalist Genealogy : Certificate application from Margaret Hayward from Robert, his son James (Margaret Snyder) and their daughter Phoebe (Alexander Cooper)

1) Robert Campbell;

2) James Campbell m. Margaret Snyder (d/o Philip Snyder & Mary Magdalene Van Lindengerg)
Children are:
- Seth,
- James m. Annie Archdekin,
- Mary m. Joseph Patullo,
- Margret m. John McDonald,
- Phoebe m. 1st Daniel Clark Sr. 2nd William Cooper Sr,
- Sophia m. Salem Foster,
- Anne m. Julius Ansley,
- Joseph m. 1st Isaabella McSpadden, 2nd Henrietta McCollum,
- Abraham m. 1st Bridget Doherty 2nd Sarah Jane?,
- Lizzie;

3) Seth Campbell (25Dec.1805-30 Oct. 1887) m.1837 Elizabeth Archdekin (1813 - 29 Nov 1904),
Children:
- Algernon S.,
- Prudence m. James Armstrong,
- Margaret m. John Perdue,
- Robert, Peter m. Esther Crawford,
- Seth,
- Thomas m. Annie Hill,
- James,
- Joseph Smith,
- Susannah,
- Francis,
- William,
- John,
- Anna m. George Kelly;

4) Francis August Campbell (16 Sep 1857-13 Apr. 1916) m. Sarah Ann French (28 Dec 1857 - 31 Oct 1907)
Children were:
- Seth m. Alice Peacok,
- Reginald m. Violet Gray,
- Mary m. Robert Stevenson;

5) Reginald French Campbell (19 Nov. 1887-17 May 1954) m. 21 Oct 1914 Violet Grey (03 Mar 1892-16 Jun. 1983);

6) Private
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Contributions by Margaret and Fred Hayward, and by Robert Campbell.

Sources: Obituary of Robert Campbell 07 Feb 1824 Niagara Gleaner, Will of Robert Campbell 24 March 1824 (A/O GS1-649)
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