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Archibald ("Archie")  Campbell

Archibald ("Archie") Campbell

Male 1860 - 1955  (94 years)

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  • Name Archibald ("Archie") Campbell  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname Archie 
    Born 28 Aug 1860  Gamebridge, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Died 23 Jun 1955  Portland, Multnomah Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 25 Jun 1955  Riverview Abbey Mausoleum, Portland, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8, 9, 10
    Person ID I4377  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2015 

    Father Nicol Campbell,   b. 1821, Lurabus, Kildalton Parish, Islay, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1907, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Flora Carmichael,   b. Abt 1831, Lurabus, Kildalton Parish, Islay, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 1853  [2, 3, 4, 11
    Family ID F1614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude Margaret Brandt,   b. 6 Feb 1869, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1939, Sherwood, Washington Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1893  Sherwood, Washington Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14, 15
    Children 
     1. Eva Margaret Campbell,   b. 20 Jan 1894, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1973, Wood Cnty, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Flora Ethel Campbell,   b. 27 Apr 1902, Sherwood, Washington Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1970, Portland, Multnomah Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2012 17:02:20 
    Family ID F1583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Archibald Campbell
    Archibald Campbell
    Abt 1955
    Archibald Campbell
    Archibald Campbell
    Abt 1945

  • Notes 
    • The 1861 census for Mara, Canada West, lists a large number of Campbells, without clearly differentiating families. They are: John Campbell, 71, a farmer born in Scotland, married in "1818"; Margaret, 68, b. Scotland, m. in "1818"; Nicol, 38, b. Scotland, m. in 1853; "Archd," 36, b. Scotland, m. in 1854; Isabella, 23, b. in "C.W." [presumably "Canada West"]; Flora, 28, b. CW; the following children, all born in "C.W.": Donald, 7; Duncan, 6; John, 4; Flora, 2; "Archd," 1; Jannet, 5; Mary, 4; John, 2; and Donald, 26, b. C.W.; Duncan, 25, b. Scotland; Ann, 54, b. Scotland. 1861 Census for Canada West, Mara, Ontario, Canada (Roll C-1057, p. 2, lines 17-33).

      In 1881, the census for Ontario North lists, as family # 80, "Campbell, Nicol," 60, a farmer born in Scotland; Flora, 50; Duncan, 25; John, 23; Archibald, 20; Robert, 18; and Margaret, 15. 1881 Census of Canada, Mara Twsp, Ontario North, Canada (Roll C-13245, pp. 19 & 20).

      Archie's marriage to Gertrude is extracted from official records in May R. Lepschat & G.S. Balfour, Washington Count Oregon Records, Marriage Records, 1881-1896, vol. 2, p. 69 (Genealogy Forum of Portland; 1972); and republished in Gyneth S. Balfour, Washington County Oregon Records, Marriage Records, 1881-1896, vol. 2, p. 69 (The Genealogical Forum of Portland, Oregon, Inc; 1975):
      "Archie Campbell & Gertie M Brandt, both of Washington co, m 19 Apr 1893 at the house of Mrs Brandt; S Weckert, John Campbell, Wits; Thomas Newlin, president, Pacific College, Newberg. p. 479"
      The witness John Campbell was Archie's older brother, and the witness "S. Weckert" was related somehow to Gertrude's side of the family..

      The 1900 census lists Archie, Gertrude and 6-yr old daughter Eva living on their farm in Washington County, OR. Archie is recorded as born in Aug, 1860 in Canada; his parents are shown as having been born in Scotland. The census states that his occupation was as a farmer, that he was 39 years old and had been married for 7 years. The census reports that his older brother John was living on the farm. 1900 U.S. Census, West Cedar Creek Prct, Washington Cnty, OR (T 623, Roll 1353, stamped p. 251).

      The 1910 census provides that "Archie" Campbell was 49 years old and had been married 17 years. His place of birth is listed as Canada; his father's place of birth is listed as "Scot"; and his mother's as "Scot." Further, the census states that Archie immigrated to the U.S. in 1880. It reports that his occupation was as a "Farmer" on a "General Farm." 1910 U.S. Census, West Cedar Prct, Washington Cnty, OR (T 624, Roll 1291, stamped p. 272).

      The 1930 census indicates that Archie, 69, and Gertrude, 61, have been married 37 years, and that he came to the United States in 1880. Living with them was their daughter Eva, 36, and her husband of 11 years, Ralph E. Knight, 36, who was born in North Dakota, together with two sons who were born in Connecticut: Alan C., 7, and Ralph A., 4 yrs. Ralph was a Congregational pastor and Eva was a sales agent for a ladies merchandise manufacturing company. 1930 U.S. Census, Sherwood, Washington Cnty, OR (T 626, Roll 1957, stamped p. 188B).
    • The 1940 census lists "Archie Campbell", 79, a widower, living on Tualatin Road in Washington County, OR, with his daughter Eva C, 46, her husband Ralph E Knight, 46, and their two children: Alan C Knight, 17; and "R. Archie" Knight, 14. The census records that Archie was born in Canada; Eva in Oregon; Ralph in North Dakota; and the two boys in Connecticut. It further states that Archie was a famer with his "own business" while Ralph was a "Retail Salesman" of "Rented Products." 1940 U.S. Census, Prct 2, Washington Cnty, OR (T 627, Roll 3382, stamped p. 15B).

    • Obituary, The Oregonian, p. 6M (25 June 1955):
      "Archibald Campbell
      "Archibald Campbell, 95, a resident of Oregon since 1888, died June 23 at the home of a daughter in Portland. He was born August 28, 1860, at Gamebridge, Ontario, and later he homesteaded in South Dakota. Mr. Campbell married Gertrude Brandt at Sherwood, where the couple later made their home, in 1893. Mrs. Campbell died in 1939.
      "Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Flora Ilinsky [sic], 4940 S.W. Hewitt boulevard [sic], with whom Mr. Campbell has lived since 1945, and Mrs. Eva C. Knight, Utica, N.Y.; a brother, Robert Campbell, and a sister, Margaret McDougal, both living in Canada; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
      "Dr. William G. Eliot will officiate at a memorial service scheduled for...Sunday [26 June] at Sherwood Methodist church.
      "The family has asked that contributions be made to the American Friends Service committee in lieu of flowers."

      Archie is interred at Riverview Abbey Mausoleum, 0319 SW Taylors Ferry Rd, Portland, OR, in the Orchid Room, Niche 138W14.

      The town of Gamebridge is a small town on the east side of Lake Simcoe, in the former Home District, Province of Ontario, Canada. Wm. H. Smith, CANADIAN GAZETTEER, p. 171 (1846), states that the large western part of the Home District became Simcoe County in 1843. The eastern part remained in the Home District, then in 1851 was in Old Ontario County, and later in Durham County. See Eric Johnson, "The Districts and Counties of Southern Ontario, 1777-1979; Two Centuries of Evolution," vol. 20, Families, p. 91 (Ontario Genealogical Soc'y, 1981). Contemporary maps show that Gamebridge now is situated in the eastern part of Simcoe County.

  • Sources 
    1. [S688] Ontario Census 1881, ON North, Province of Ontario, Ontario North, Mara Twsp, 1881 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St, Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4, Canada), (C-13245, pp 19-20).

    2. [S309] Mara|, Mara Township Corp., They Came to Mara... Pioneers of Mara Township, circa 1829-1900, (Bechin, Ontario, Canada; Corp. of the Township of Mara : abt 1993), p. 127.

    3. [S308] RootsWeb WC - M Campbell |, Malcom R. Campbell, "My Campbell Ancestry", (RootstWeb World Connect Project, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=malcolmr ; Email: malcolmr.campbell@sympatico.ca : Jun 2008).

    4. [S307] Ontario Census 1871, Ontario, Canada, Census of 1871, (Province of Ontario, Dist. 49, North Ontario, Township of Mara, Div. No. 1 (Philip McRae, Enumerator), pp. 21-22 [Nat'l Archives of Canada, Film No. C-9976]).

    5. [S316] OR Census 1900, W. Cedar Crk|, Oregon, Washington Cnty, W. Cedar Creek Prct, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.).

    6. [S301] OR Vital Stats|, State of Oregon, Dep't of Human Resources, Health Division, (Center for Health Statistics, 800 NE Oregon, Portland, OR 97232), Cert. #55-7541.

    7. [S300] Oregonian|, The Oregonian, (The Oregonian, 1320 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201), 25 Jun 1955.

    8. [S3] Personal |, Person Named, Spouse, or close Relative or Friend.

    9. [S51] Tombstone - WCS |, Cemetery Memorial Stone , (Personal Inspection by Wm. C. Snouffer).

    10. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 17845674.

    11. [S689] Ontario Census 1861, Mara, Mara, Ontario, Canada, 1861 Census for Canada West, (National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St, Ottowa, ON K1A 0N3, Canada).

    12. [S301] OR Vital Stats|, State of Oregon, Dep't of Human Resources, Health Division, (Center for Health Statistics, 800 NE Oregon, Portland, OR 97232), Cert. #39-210.

    13. [S302] Sherwood [OR] News|, Sherwood Valley News (Jan 1911 - Oct 1951), (Sherwood Valley News, Sherwood, Oregon [microfilmed copies available through the Univ. of Oregon Newspaper Project, Reference: OCLC 36312780]), 31 Aug 1939.

    14. [S303] Washington Cnty, OR Marriage Records|, May R. Lepschat & G.S. Balfour, "Washington County Oregon Records, Marriage Records, 1881-1896", (Genealogy Forum of Portland, Portland, OR : 1972), (vol. 2, p. 69).

    15. [S304] Flora Campbell |, Flora & Eva Campbell, "Family Chart" (abt 1960), (Flora and Eva Campbell; copy possessed by William C. Snouffer).