Gen. William Campbell

Male 1745 - 1781  (36 years)


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  • Name Gen. William Campbell 
    Title Gen. 
    Born 1745  Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1781  Aspenvale Cem, Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 1781  Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 22 Aug 1781  Hanover, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • General William Campbell commanded the American forces at the battle of King's Mountain in October 1780. Shortly after the battle General Campbell fell ill and died at Rocky Mills, which was the home of his half-brother, Col. John Syme, Jr, in Hanover County, Virginia. He was originally buried at Rocky Mills, but in 1823, relatives moved his remains to his old home of Aspenville on the Holston, and laid him to rest next to his mother (Margaret Buchanan), His widow Elizabeth Henry Campbell, (the sister of Patrick Henry, the orator) his young son and other relatives. The Aspenvale Cemetery is located on private property on the north side of Seven Mile Ford Road, south of Marion in Smyth County, Virginia.
    Person ID I4835  mytree
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 

    Father Charles Campbell,   b. 1722, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 Mar 1767, Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 45 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Margaret Buchanan,   b. 1720, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1777, Washington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1744  Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2141  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Henry,   b. 1749, Hanover, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1825, Chilhowie, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Buchanan Campbell,   b. 21 Apr 1778,   d. 23 Jul 1846, Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Charles Henry Campbell,   b. 1780,   d. 1786  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F507  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1745 - Augusta, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1781 - Aspenvale Cem, Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1781 - Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 1781 - Hanover, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Find A Grave.

    2. [S69] History of King's Mountain Heroes, Page 397.


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