Campbell, Alexander - Lot 21

Birth Name Campbell, Alexander - Lot 21
Gender male
Age at Death 78 years, 9 months, 28 days

Narrative

Alexander was the second-eldest son of James Campbell and Elizabeth Townshend of Park Corner, Born in 1778

from PEI Archives:

Alexander Campbell (1778-1856) married Sarah Urquhart, (?-1842) daughter of the Reverend John Urquhart. Formerly of Maine, the Reverend Urquhart established a Church of Scotland at Princetown and two years later moved to the Miramichi. A merchant and shipbuilder, Alexander became a member of the House of Assembly and in 1828 was appointed to the office of the Treasurer of Prince Edward Island. In 1830 he moved to New Brunswick with his wife Sarah. He died at Dalhousie, New Brunswick, on 29 October 1856. Sarah died at Campbellton, New Brunswick, on 30 September 1842.

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 16 Number 1224
Date November 22 1856
Place Chatham
Newspaper The Gleaner and Northumberland Schediasma
d. 29th ult., Dalhousie, age 78, Alexander CAMPBELL, Esq., formerly of Bedeque, P.E.I.

The Islander – Dec 5, 1856
Died.
Suddenly at Dalhousie, N.B., o the 29th October, at the advanced age of 78 years, shortly after recovering from a severe illness, in which he ever expressed his readiness to obey his Maker’s call, Alexander Campbell, Esq., formerly of Bedeque House, Prince Edward Island.

Also John Alexander - brother of Archibald who married Sarah's sister Charity.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1778 Park Corner, Lot 20, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death October 29, 1856 New Brunswick, Canada    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Campbell, James - Lot 21about 17431800
Mother Townsend, Elizabeth Ann1758September 26, 1829
         Campbell, Alexander - Lot 21 1778 October 29, 1856
    Brother     Campbell, James Townsend 1790 January 15, 1863
    Brother     Campbell, Archibald 1779 1861
    Brother     Campbell, George
    Sister     Campbell, Caroline
    Sister     Campbell, Charlotte
    Sister     Campbell, Sarah about 1787 1872
    Sister     Campbell, Elizabeth 1781 1830

Families

Family of Campbell, Alexander - Lot 21 and Urquhart, Sarah

Married Wife Urquhart, Sarah ( * 1786 + September 30, 1843 )
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Campbell, Mary1806March 3, 1875
Campbell, Elizabeth1807September 29, 1842
Campbell, John Urquhartabout 1809
Campbell, Sarah18131880
Campbell, Peter Cobley1816
Campbell, MatildaApril 5, 1818
Campbell, James - Lot 26July 7, 1820
Campbell, PenelopeJune 18, 1823

Attributes

Type Value Notes Sources
Merged Gramps ID I20161