Campbell, John

Birth Name Campbell, John
Gender male
Age at Death 64 years


From the history of Freetown:

John Campbell (1819-1883) the ancestor of the Freetown Campbells was born in Lot 16, Prince County, the son of Donald Campbell II and his wife, Jane Murray of North Bedeque, and grandson of Donald Campbell and David Murray, United Empire Loyalists.

John grew up in the home of his grandfather, David Murray, in North Bedeque. He married on 24 Aug. 1843, his cousin Ann Rix (1820-1895), daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Murray) Rix of North Bedeque.

His son Hugh John related that in 1853 this was forest through which a fire had run a few years previous. There they raised their family of four sons and three daughters and one foster daughter and made their home and cleared the land.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1819 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death 1883 Prince Edward Island, Canada    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Campbell, Donald Danabout 1780
Mother Murray, Janeabout 1790
    Brother     Campbell, Archibald about 1818 about 1899
         Campbell, John 1819 1883
    Brother     Campbell, Donald Daniel about 1820 1867
    Sister     Campbell, Margaret October 15, 1820
    Sister     Campbell, Mary Jane 1822
    Brother     Campbell, William about 1822
    Brother     Campbell, George Columbus about 1824
    Brother     Campbell, Alexander C 1834 1912


Family of Campbell, John and Rix, Ann

Married Wife Rix, Ann ( * about 1820 + October 21, 1895 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 24, 1843 Prince Edward Island, Canada married by Robert Patterson  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Campbell, Mary18441896
Campbell, Benjamin18471895
Campbell, Hugh JohnJune 5, 1850March 5, 1935
Campbell, AdelaideMay 1, 1851October 15, 1923
Campbell, Albert18541913
Campbell, Margaret Jane1857
Campbell, MinnieFebruary 25, 1872