Elson CAMPBELL

a biography

Elson CAMPBELL was born 5 Jan 1810 at Onondaga County, New YOrk. Elson may have been the son of Nathan CAMPBELL of Orange County, New York. Elson died 3 Aug 1895 at Eaton County, Michigan. He is probably buried in HIllside Cemetery, Eaton County, Michigan. His middle name may have been Monroe.

In about 1831, Elson CAMPBELL married Huldah PHINNEY, probably at Elbridge, Onondaga County, New York. Hulda PHINNEY was born 2 May 1814 at Cazenovia, Madison County, New York, the daughter of Seth PHINNEY of Massachusetts and Lydia Jane BEALS of Connecticut. Elson and Huldah had the following children:

  • Lydia R CAMPBELL b. 14 May 1832 who married Samuel C HART
  • Sarah Emeline CAMPBELL b. 4 Oct 1834 who married James Merritt AVERY
  • George J CAMPBELL b. abt. 1839
  • Seth T CAMPBELL b. abt. 1842
  • Hovey Bradford CAMPBELL b. 8 Jan 1844 who married Alice Jane EDDY
  • James D CAMPBELL b. abt. 1849

Elson CAMPBELL appears in the 1850 census as "Alanson" and as "Elson" in the 1860 census with wife Hulda in both of the census’s.

Sources:

  • 1840 Cayuga County, New York Federal Census; roll 269, pg 46
  • 1850 Clinton County, Michigan Federal Census; roll M432_349, pg 51
  • 1860 Clinton County, Michigan Federal Census; roll M653_540, pg 0
  • 1870 Clinton County, Michigan Federal Census; roll M653_540, pg 0
  • 1880 Eaton County, Michigan Federal Census; roll T9_577

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