Person:Robert Campbell (56)

Robert Campbell
m. 16 JAN 1734/35
  1. Martha CampbellBET 1735 AND 1741 -
  2. Sarah CampbellBET 1735 AND 1741 -
  3. William CampbellBET 1735 AND 1741 - BEF 1765
  4. Mary Campbell1737 -
  5. Lt. John Campbell1741 - 1825
  6. Col. Arthur Campbell, of Royal Oak, Botetourt County, VA1743 - 1811
  7. James CampbellABT 1745 - ABT 1795
  8. Margaret Campbell1748 - 1799
  9. Judge David Campbell1750 - 1812
  10. Patrick CampbellBET 1751 AND 1755 -
  11. Robert Campbell1755 - 1832
  12. Ann Campbell1760 -
m. 1785
  1. Edward Campbell1785-1799 -
  2. David Campbell1785-1799 -
  3. Elizabeth Campbell1785-1799 -
  4. Martha Campbell1785-1799 -
  5. Robert Campbell1785-1799 -
  6. Mary Campbell1785-1799 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert Campbell
Gender Male
Birth? MAY 1755 Augusta County, Virginia
Military[1] 1780 Served as an ensign under Colomel William Campbell in the battle of King's Mountain
Marriage 1785 Montgomery County, Virginiato Rebecca McDonald
Alt Death[1][2] 1831 Knox County, Tennessee
Death? JAN 1832 Knox County, Tennessee

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


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Husband's Name

Robert CAMPBELL (AFN:JVX5-T7)    

Born:  Abt 1752  Place:  , Augusta, VA 
Died:  1831  Place:  Knoxville, Knox, TN 
Buried:    Place:  Knoxville, Knox, TN 
Married:  1785  Place:  , Montgomery, Virginia 

Father:  David CAMPBELL (AFN:MFZH-1R)    
Mother:  Mary HAMILTON (AFN:MFZH-2X)   

Wife's Name

Rebecca MC DONALD (AFN:958Q-0H)    

Born:  Abt 1759  Place:  Of Abingdon, Washington, VA. 
Married:  1785  Place:  , Montgomery, Virginia 

Father:  Edward MCDONALD (AFN:3DG5-D4)    
Mother:  Mary (Maria) ROBINSON (AFN:958P-X6)

49. Robert5 Campbell (David 'White David'4, John3, John2, [Unknown]1) was born May 1755 in Augusta Co., VA, and died Jan 1832 in near Knoxville, Knox, TN. He married Rebecca McDonald 1783, daughter of Edward McDonald and Elizabeth Robinson. She was born 1760, and died 1831.

Notes for Robert Campbell:

Robert Campbell was born in 1755. He was one of the most active leaders of the Whig party in Western Virginia, during the Revolution of 1776, and was distinguished for his enterprise and great courage. He enlisted in the Colonial Army when only nineteen years of age, to fight the Indians; was wounded at the battle of Point Pleasant, in 1774; served with bravery in the Continental Army, and was at the battle of Kings Mountain and other engagements while the war continued. He kept a journal of his life while in the army.

Children of Robert Campbell and Rebecca McDonald are:

164 i. Mary6 Campbell. She married Robert Cummings; died in of Abingdon, VA.

165 ii. David Campbell. He married (1) Sarah Cowen. He married (2) Sarah Greenway.

166 iii. Elizabeth Campbell. She married Alexander Sneed; died in of Danville, KY.

167 iv. Martha Campbell. She married Dr. [Unknown] Paxton.

168 v. Edward Campbell, died in of TX.

169 vi. Robert Campbell. He married Frances Ewell.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Joseph A. Waddell. Annuals of Augusta County, Virginia 1726-1871, pg. 149.
  2. IGI Record.