Campbell, Colin B.

Birth Name Campbell, Colin B.
Gender male
Age at Death 65 years, 1 month, 8 days


+ 3c2c Colin B. Campbell
He moved to Freetown with the family in 1895 and in 1904 m. Jessie Stavert, daughter of Thomas and Rachel (MacMurdo) Stavert of Wilmot Valley. Colin's first farm was the M.D. MacLeod property in Rose Valley. They began their married life where Eustace Reeves lives (1985). This farm was purchased from Edward Matthews in 1903. He also, farmed 47 acres on the south side of the North Freetown Road (code 37) which he bought from Richard Simmons in 1905. He built the present house on the Eustace Reeves property. The carpenter was Judson Stavert, his wife's brother.

Colin's next move was in 1912, to part of the Fred Paynter farm (code 18) in (1985), when he bought 124 acres from Alexander J. Brown. He built the present house there. In 1915, Colin sold to Harry Moase, and located on part of the old Campbell homestead (code 34).
There he built the present house occupied by Lawrence Banman in 1985, where he farmed and raised foxes.
They had two daughters: 1. Eva, m. Stewart Burns. 2. Mary m. Hillard Moase. (See Moase and Burns history.)

Freetown, local history

Guardian January 1946
FUNERAL AT FREETOWN- The funeral of the late Colin B. Campbell was held Friday after- noon, Dec. 28th, from his late residence, thence to the Freetown Presbyterian Church.



Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth October 24, 1880 Birch Hill, Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada 1901 census  
Death December 1945   Obituary in the Guardian Tuesday February 5, 1946 page 8  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Campbell, Hugh JohnJune 5, 1850March 5, 1935
Mother McArthur, Jane AnnDecember 31, 1854October 10, 1913
    Sister     Campbell, Mary E. October 5, 1876 1939
    Sister     Campbell, Annie Bertha March 11, 1878 1958
         Campbell, Colin B. October 24, 1880 December 1945
    Brother     Campbell, John Alexander April 30, 1883 April 27, 1950
    Sister     Campbell, Elizabeth Jane Jennie February 22, 1885 1953
    Sister     Campbell, Margaret Ellen October 20, 1886 about 1930
    Brother     Campbell, Albert Fraser June 23, 1888 1957
    Sister     Campbell, Laura Belle June 22, 1890 July 21, 1969
    Sister     Campbell, Ina Adelaide April 20, 1892 1964


Family of Campbell, Colin B. and Stavert, Jessie Ellen

Married Wife Stavert, Jessie Ellen ( * December 6, 1874 + May 6, 1956 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage February 1, 1905 Prince Edward Island, Canada from the local history, Freetown; RG19, Series3, Subseries4: Marriage Licenses, 1905  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Campbell, Mary Thelma19141981