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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

(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=
(married =

(??)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. =


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