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From: benklaene <>
Subject: Mercersburg PA Campbells
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 1999 11:59:20 -0500
*Note--gives added data by poster, Karen
DATA ON CAMPBELLS COLLECTED BY VIRGINIA S. FENDRICK, MERCERSBURG, PA. =
(This info held at Kittochtinny His. Soc. Chambersburg PA.
Typing no always clear on some dates.)
Will Abstracts of SOME Campbells of Franklin Co. PA.--------
Will of Wm. Campbell, Fannett Twp: wife Hannah; sons John, William, Mar=
Andrew, James; daughters: Catherine, Elizabeth, Hannah. Date Nov 14,
180(?), proved Apr 8, 1804. *Notethis was Wm. JR.. .wife Hannah Young
*Note-- Will Book B, pg. 287, Franklin Co. PA
Will of Hannah Campbell, Fannett Twp.: wife of William Campbell, deceased=
Son James; Catherine Fleming, Hannah McFeeters: granddaughter named for=
her; (???due) to William Campbell, eldest son; Dated Aug 1(?), 1814;=
proved Aug 17, 18(?)6.
Will of John Campbell of Fannett Twp.; wife of Rachel; son James; son
John, to get (?)atters tool; son Alexander; daughter Margaret, may Ann,
Isabel; Date Apr 16, 1831, proved Mar. 11, 183(6or8).
Will of Thomas Campbell of Metal Twp.; wife Rebecca; daughter Rebecca;
sons Charles and John Farris Campbell; Date Jun 5, 183(?); proved Aug 1=
Will of Andrew Campbell of Fannett Twp.; dated Mar 3, 1788, wife Esther;=
sons John, Joseph, Andrew; eldest daughter Catherine Armstrong; second
daughter Jane Campbell, my daughter Elizabeth Mcmaken, my daughter Esth=
Campbell; sons Mark, David , Alexander the youngest; Executors: brother=
William Campbell; and Robert Anderson; witnesses: Robert Elder, Joseph
Anderson, James Wallace; proved Mar 6, 1789.
*Note-Will book A; page 141, Franklin Co. PA
Orphans Court, Book A, page (?0), 1797; Estate of Andrew Campbell of
Fannett Twp; John Campbell takes the tract of 358 acres; mother
Estherheirs: Joseph Campbell; Andrew Campbell: James Armstrong, husband=
of daughter Catherine desceased, Jane Ward (Joseph); Elizabeth McMake=
(Joseph); Margaret Wakefield (Andrew); Esther Wilson (Thomas). *Noteso=
David, Alexander, Mark, now desceased.
Will of Mark Campbell of Fannett Twp.; wife Elizabeth; eldest son James=
two daughters Isabella and Rachel Campbell (???? ??? school children;
Executors: Wm. Campbell Jr. And Stephen Skinner; Dated Apr (?)5, 1817; =
proved May 8, 181(?).
Will of William Campbell of Fannett Twp; sons Spence (married Nancy
Rankin Walker), Mark (married _____Skinner, son Andrew (not known), W=
(??)lly McCormick); daughter Catherine Wookds, daughter Martha
(unmarried); daughter Agnes Shearer; daughter Elizabeth; Dated Dec (31?)
1841, proved Apr 3, 1848.
Will of David Campbell of Fannett Twp. Debts to be paid by two sons,
David and John Campbell; wife Elizabeth; daughter Agnes; granddaughter
Ann; executors: wife Elizabeth and David Elder; Witnesses Noah Abraham,=
Sr.; Noah Abraham, Jr.; Dated Oct 6, 178(?), proved Nov (?) 1786, =
recorded Vol B. Page 22.
Will of David Campbell of Fannett Twp.; two daughters margaret Kerr
(Andrew Kerr) and Ann Forbes; daughters Jane and Isabella (Wm. Elder); =
Barbara Boyd (formally the wife of son James), granddaughter Mary, =
daughther of son James; Dated Aug 1, 184(6?), proved Aug 11 1846.
Orphans Court Book C, page 188; Petition of William Campbell, dated 182=
eldest son John Campbell of Fannett Twp who died intestate; widow Mary
and 7 children: Willaim, Isabella married Jesse Hollingsworth; Hannah, =
since died unmarried; Andrew; Jane married Charles Carson; George since=
unmarried; Mary; Tract of land containing 107 acres.
*Note-- additional Will
Will of William Campbell (Sr.) of Peters Twp., son James; daughter
Margaret Bradner; son William; daughter Jane/Jean Rankin; son Andrew; =
daughter Ann; Sarah Campbell; daughter Mary McFarland; son Dougal; =
grandson William Speer; granddaugther Frances Speer; Dated Aug 16, 1776=
witnessed by Robert Kyll and Thomas Kyll; proved Mar 11, 1787. =
.(*William Sr.s wife, Frances, desceased. Son James m. (?) Finwall; s=
William Jr. m. Hannah Young; son Andrew m. Esther Jane Gettys; daughter=
Jane/Jean, m. (1) Edward Speers, (2) James Rankin; daughter Ann m. Geor=
Coulter; son Joseph not mentioned in will-desceased?.
*Note--addtional Will =
Will of Charles Campbell of Newlondon, Chester Co. PA., wife Rachel; =
daughter Martha; sons Michael, William, James. Dated Dec 9, 1758; =
Witnessed by Alexander Geddes, Alexander M. Heath, Moses Crow.; =
probated Dec 29, 1758; Will Book 4, page 148. (This Charles is probable
brother of William Campbell Sr. above. Charles son James was bequeathed=
House and Land on Conogogig. This was the creek that runs through Frankl=
Co. PA. =