Person:Malcolm Campbell (4)

Malcolm Campbell
b.August 1717 Argyllshire, Scotland
Facts and Events
Name Malcolm Campbell
Gender Male
Birth? August 1717 Argyllshire, Scotland
Marriage 1742 Virginia, United Statesto Isabella Houston
Death? bef. 22 June 1763 Big Lick, Augusta County, Virginia

Malcolm Campbell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Malcom Campbell's in Old Augusta
Source:Chalkley's Chronicles


Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 238.--21st November, 1759. John Smith, Gent., to Malcom Campbell, £__, 400 acres on Goose Creek of Roanoke, including the Great Lick, on side Smith's Creek, near mouth of Lick Branch. Sent to Wm. Campbell, the heir-at-law, by his order October, 1773.

Will/Estate Records

  • Page 266.--23d February, 1761. Malcom Campbell's will--Wife, Isabella; son, Archibald, tract adjoining the Long Lick and tract on Mill Creek; son, William; tour daughters, Elizabeth, Mary, Jean and Rebeckah. Executors, son Archd. and Saml. Lyle. Teste: Archd. Alexander, Danl. Lyle, Nathan Peoples. Proved, 22d June, 1763, by Alexander and Lyle Executors refuse to execute. Isabella also refuses. Administration granted Elizabeth Campbell, who qualifies with Pat. Sharkey, Jno. Neeley, Adam Dean.
  • Page 367.--29th November, 1760(?) (prob. 1763). Malcom Campbell's estate appraised by Wm. Bryan, Neal McNeal, James Neelley.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 22, 1763. - (117) Will of Malcomb Campbell proved--the executors refuse to act, as also Isabella, the widow, and Elizabeth Campbell qualifies.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 21, 1764. - (400) Patrick Shirkey asks counter security from Elizabeth Campbell, admx. of her father, Malcolm Campbell.
  • Page 368.--18th September, 1764. Additional appraisement of above (Malcom Campbell's estate). 9th October, 1764--Additional appraisement of above.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1765 (A). - Grand Jury presentments.--Mathias and George Lewis, for driving wagon on Sabbath. John Henderson complains that his father, George, abuses him. Isabella Hall, late Isabella Ramsey, administratrix of Robert Ramsey. Susannah Armentrout, ]ate Susannah Power, administratrix Christian Colley--Susannah lives in Hampshire. Elizabeth Campbell, administratrix of her father, Malcolm Campbell, 1764. William Beard lives in Bedford. June Court, 1764.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 21, 1767. - (245) Accounts of Wm. Simpson and Elizabeth, his wife, late Elizabeth Campbell, admx. of Malcolm Campbell.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1767 (B). - Mary McDonald, administratrix Edward McDonald, vs. William Simpson and Betty. administrators Malcolm Campbell.--Late Elizabeth Campbell, executrix Malcom Campbell.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1767 (B). - William Simpson and Betty, his wife, administrators of Malcom Campbell, deceased, debtor to Mary McDonald, administratrix of Edward McDonald. 1748-1752-1753--Tanning and currying leather.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1768 (E). - William Simpson and Elizabeth, his wife, late Elizabeth Campbell, administratrix of Malcomb, vs. Joseph Craven.
  • Page 166.--2d September, 1768. Malcom Campbell's estate settled, by William Simpson and Elizabeth, his wife, administrators--Paid Francis Deleney, Saml. Flours, Adam Baird. Saml. Drake, Archibald Lamb, George Dare for Col. Preston, William Haley, Anthony Bledsoe for 8 gallons rum for vendue; James McNeil. for catching horses; Austin Brumbly, for catching horses; Peter Dyerly, Abraham Moon. Sale at vendue November 29th, 1763.


From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 275.--28th November, 1750. Sale bill of Ann Hungate's vendue To William Alexander, Joseph Milikin, Malcom Campbell, Wm. Carson, Wm. Armstrong, James Necley. John Lawler. Jacob Patton, Uriah Acres, Archibald Grimes.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 1, 1751. - 602) Shields vs. Wilson and Gilmore} Verdict stayed because jurors, Walter Davis and Malcolm Campbell, the one ran out of the Court House, the other jumped out of the Co. Ho. window, separated themselves from their fellows and talked with other persons.
  • Page 433.--16th August, 1751. Methesalem Griffith's appraisement, by Henry Brown, Jr., Neal McNeal, Wm. Carvin. Due by Malcom Campbell, Benj. Halter. Henry Brown, Sr., Isaac Taylor, Alex. Ingrem, Geo. Robinson. Edward McDonald.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 24, 1753. - (76) Road ordered--Wm. Bryan overseer--from Wm. Carravan's plantation to Wm. Bryans on Roan Oak. These workers: James Campbell, Joseph Love, Wm. Bryan, Jr., John Bryan, James Bane, Henry Brown, Jr., James Neilly, Henry Brown, Sr., Alexr. Ingram, Edward Patterson, Jacob Patton, John Wood, Erwin Patterson, Andrew Cox, Jasper Terry, Wm. Terry, John Woods, Edward Moore, Peter Craven, Aron Hart, Miles Hart, Wm. Graham, Neal McNeal, Malcom Campbell, Wm. Armstrong, Tasker Tosh, Thomas Tosh, Daniel Evans, Uriah Acres, Thos. Acres, John McAdoe, Wm. Akers.
  • Vol. 2 - LIST OF DELINQUENTS. 1755--List of Robert Breckinridge, Sheriff: Malcolm Campbell.
  • Page 402.--20th August, 1760. Mary McDonald's bond (with Geo. Robinson, Francis Livers, Malcom Campbell) as administratrix or Edward McDonald. Teste: H. Churchill.
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 21, 1763. - (504) Malcomb Campbell vs. Joseph Cravens } Abates by death of defendant.
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    Malcolm b. 1720 in Argyllshire, Scotland, d. June 1763 at Big Lick, VA.

    Malcolm Campbell came to Big Lick when his children were grown from PA. He had a grant in Roanoke of 440 acres and a house at Lick Spring. He furnished supplies for the French and Indian War. Thomas Walker found Malcolm Campbell at the Great Lick in March 1750 and bought corn from him.
    This land which became his sons, Archibald and William Campbell, emcompassed the salt licks.
    Malcolm Campbell md Isabella Huston Their children were:
    William Campbell, b. 1745, Botetourt Co.VA;d. April 1804.
    Archibald, b. 1743, Botetourt Co., VA; d. March 11 1774
    Elizabeth Campbell, bl 1747, Botetourt Co.VA; md William Simpson.
    Jean Campbell, m Nathaniel Evans
    Mary Campbell, b. 1749, Botetourt Co.VA
    Jane Campbell
    Rebecca Campbell, b. 1751,Botetourt Co, VA
    Malcolm Campbell's will was probated by Samuel Lyle and son Archibald as executors. His daughter Elizabeth Simpson qualified with Patrick Sharkey, John Neely and Adam Dean as sureties. The property was appraised by William Bryan, Neal McNeal and James Neely.