Bill Campbell Family and History

The Genealogy of the Campbell Family

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201 ABBR Reg No. 89235. Source (S2390)
 
202 ABBR Reg No. 90. Source (S2306)
 
203 ABBR Reg No. 91. Source (S2380)
 
204 ABBR Reg No. 92. Source (S2246)
 
205 ABBR Reg No. 9382. Source (S2349)
 
206 ABBR Reg No. 952. Source (S2322)
 
207 ABBR Reg No. 999. Source (S2278)
 
208 ABBR Reg No.168. Source (S2324)
 
209 ABBR The Flesherton Advocate Source (S02063)
 
210 ABBR The Stocker (Stucker) Family in America Source (S02056)
 
211 ABBR Wesleyan, Section IC, grave 0568. Source (S2343)
 
212 ABBR Wm. & Mary Quarterly Source (S02055)
 
213 ABBR Zayda Clore Source (S02053)
 
214 ABBR Zimmerman & Cerny Source (S02069)
 
215 According to his granddaughter, Edna Armstrong Bolten, Edward was on his way from Ireland to Toronto to work for his brother, James Aikenhead, in the hardware business. The ship was quarantined on an island in the St. Lawrence river due to an outbreak of typhoid fever. Edward helped care for the sick, as he did not contract the disease. Gentlemen he met persuaded him that better opportunities awaited him in New York than in Toronto. He went there and was hired as a clerk with R. G. Dun.

The sad tale of a Canadian island
By: John Fitzgerald

On May 17, 1847, the Medical staff on the island of Grosse Ile on the St Lawrence River at the Canadian entrance made a dreaded discovery. The first ship from Europe – the first of the season after the river had thawed following the cold winter – arrived at the port. Named ‘The Syria’, the ship was filled with Irish famine refugees, over half of them dead or dying from typhoid fever. In the following months, 36 more ships arrived bearing an additional 13,000 desperate immigrants, many of whom were dying from fever or starvation. It was the beginning of a long, sad history of the island and one of the grimmest chapters in Irish-Canadian history.
Grosse Ile, known as the Great Island, lies on the St Lawrence River, 30 miles east of Quebec City. Its role as an immigrant screening and quarantine station began in 1832 when the Canadian Government established a small facility there in response to a cholera outbreak in Europe. Hundreds of immigrants, mostly English and some Irish, died on the island while in quarantine. After two years the outbreak subsided and the island became a quiet place in admitting new arrivals to Canada. From 1835 to 1845, some 21,000 were processed through the center with only 23 deaths recorded. But all that changed with the arrival of the Irish Famine in 1845.
The worst year was undoubtedly 1847 when nobody has any idea of the numbers of people that died on Grosse Ile. It is generally accepted that the poorest of the Irish immigrants headed for Canada as the cost of the passage was considerably cheaper. In 1847, an estimated 100,000 immigrants arrived in Grosse Ile, ten times the normal average.
The arrivals were in a desperate state. Weakened by malnutrition – even before they boarded the ‘Coffin Ships’ – they spent between 35 and 90 days crossing the Atlantic in crowded, unsanitary conditions. In 1847, 200,000 died at seat, prompting people to describe the Irish-American route as the longest graveyard in the world. When these wretched people arrived at Grosse Ile it was ill-equipped to deal with such a humanitarian disaster.
There were only a handful of doctors and nurses on the island and less than 150 beds. The staff and volunteers worked tirelessly and erected tents and sheds to handle as best they could the rising numbers that were dying from typhoid.
They wrote several letters to the Canadian Government, begging for help, but were ignored. Likewise, the British Government washed their hands of the problem.
By the summer of 1847, 2,500 patients were housed on the island. The conditions were so bad one of the doctors contracted fever and was lucky to survive. While the conditions on the island were bad nothing compared to the conditions on the ships docked in the St Lawrence waterway, waiting to be unloaded. Unable to handle the volume arriving, the officials on the island ordered the ships to set anchor and wait until room became available on the island. It was heart-breaking for those on board as they had not a drop of water to drink or no medication.


The day of December 31 was taken from his wife, Alice Chambers Aikenhead's diary.
According to his granddaughter, Edna Armstrong Bolten, Edward Aikenhead was on his was to Canada to work for his older brother, James, in the hardware business when his ship was detained at an island because of typhoid. Edward was not stricken and helped care for those who were. He men business men who convinced him that better opportunities awaited him in New York. 
Aikenhead, Edward (I0986)
 
216 Adopted.

!NOTE: Personal communication; ; ; ; ; Margaret (Seller) Minogue 
Campbell, Malcolm (I098)
 
217 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Armstrong, J.C. (I185)
 
218 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Armstrong, E.L. (I186)
 
219 AFN: ( C6C4-J7) Taylor, Hannah (I529)
 
220 AFN: (3CZG-WF) Christmas, Elizabeth (I097)
 
221 AFN:(C6C4-H2) Christmas, Thomas (I528)
 
222 After Andrew's death, Nancy and all the children except Wesley moved to Dixon County, Nebraska. They took homesteads about 3 miles east of Allen, Nebraska in the area known as Springbank. Wayman, Nancy (I0394)
 
223 Ag. Lab. in 1881 census. Tooke, Alfred (I0858)
 
224 Ag.Lab. lived at Turkey Row, Hempnall, Norfolk. Took, George (I0805)
 
225 Age at death 20 yrs 8 mo. 19 dys. Armstrong, Sarah (I089)
 
226 Aged 1 Robertson, James Diack (I3771)
 
227 Aged 2 Robertson, James Diack (I3772)
 
228 Aged 36 Robertson, Mary D (I3769)
 
229 Aged 4 Robertson, David McTaggart (I3774)
 
230 Aged 53 Robertson, Daniel (I3762)
 
231 Aged 8 Robertson, Margaret Jane (I3768)
 
232 Agricultural labourer in 1881 census. Tooke, Walter (I0856)
 
233 Agricultural labourer of Silver Green, Hempnall, Norfolk in 1881 Census. Took, Elijah (I0853)
 
234 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Dougherty, A.J. (I089)
 
235 Anglican, Secion Mon A6, frave 0239. Source (S2373)
 
236 Anglican, Secion Mon A6, grave 240. Source (S2376)
 
237 Appears in 1851 census at The Green, Hempnall aged 66 born Hempnall. Wife of Charles Tooke. Grimmer, Sarah (I0816)
 
238 As an adult, he went by Sterling L. Stewart. Sterling finished eights grade at Springbank School, the ninth grade at Allen, NE and graduated from Denver Normal school about 1910. He taught school several years at Allen and Thurston, NE and was Postmaster at Allen for several years. He was a good judge of purebred stock which aided him in his auctioneers business, and he was an agent for a number of old line insurance companies until his death. Sterling was a Methodist and a Mason. He had a bass voice and did considerable work as a soloist in male quartet and choirs. Stewart, LeRoy Sterling (I1193)
 
239 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Tuck, M.G. (I0006)
 
240 At his marriage in 1769 he is described as a linen weaver. Took, Charles (I0818)
 
241 At the time of her marriage she lived at Spinney Close or Binney Close, High Street, Edinburgh. In 1881 she was a widowed greengrocer living at 15, Calton Street, Leith. McLaren, Janet (I0026)
 
242 At the time of their marriage Robert's residence was given as Huddersfield and M ary Ann's as Staniforth Street, Birmingham. They probably met through their fami lies' connections with the Methodist church. Witnesses at the marriage were Samp son Cardall and Emma Ellis.

1848 - Slaters Directory for Yorkshire (Huddersfield)
Booksellers, Stationers and Binders - Robert Pilter - 90 King Street

1851 Census St Pauls Huddersfield

Robert Head 39 Printer and Bookseller Co lchester Essex
Employing 4 men
Mary Ann Wife 3 3 Birmingham, Warwicks
Mary Howard dau 6 schola r Huddersfield Yorks
Robert Rennison so n 4 ditto
Frederick Cardall so n 2 ditto
Emma Maria dau 4m o ditto
Elizabeth Turner servant 20 House Servan t ditto
Mary Helen Johnson servant 13 Nurse Gir l ditto

1872 - Birmingham Directory - Robert Pilter - Printers' Reader - 75 Ashted Row

1876-77 - Birmingham Directory - Robert Pilter - Reader - 14 Charles Road, Hands worth

1881 Census 14 Charles Road, Handsworth

Robert Head 69 Printers Reader Colche ster, Essex
MA wife 6 3 Birmingham
FC son 32 Weekly Journa? Hudd ersfield
EM daur 30 Dressmaker Hu ddersfield
Clara J daur 2 5 Huddersfield
Alfred M son 23 Printers Compo? Hudders field
C Ada daur 20 Machine Cor? Crade ly Huddersfield
MA Bloomer visitor 3 2 Cradley


(Mary Ann Bloomer and Frederic Cardall Pilter were married in 1883.) 
Family F6
 
243 At time of marriage he lived at Vinegar Close, South Leith. Marr, George Douglas (I0015)
 
244 At time of marriage she lived at Laurie Street, South Leith. Pollard, Allison (I0016)
 
245 August, his wife and six children emigrated from West Prussia and settled on a farm in Sout h Algona, on the Silver Lake-Castile Road. The other eight children were born in Silver Lake . Zohr, Mathilda Marquardt (I245)
 
246 Average height and weight. Housewife. Church of England. Cooked in private hotel 1946-52. Interests : cooking, handicrafts. Jackson, Beatrice Maud (I0137)
 
247 Average Height and Weight. Interests : embroidery, crochet. Housewife. Protestant. Williams, Louisa Hamon (I0139)
 
248 Average Height and Weight. Manufacturer`s agent in India (Doulton). Protestant. Interests : cricket.  Jackson, Edward (I0138)
 
249 Average Height and Weight. Mechanical Engineer. Church of England. Interests : gardening, photography, reading. Had problems with his kidneys.  Bird, Thomas John (I0136)
 
250 Bedford County PA census 1800 lists Archibald Stewart
Ross Furnace was in Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County PA

1800 census PA all Stuart/Stewart searched; noted Alexander or abrev.

Alex Center
Alxr Cumberland
Alexander Deleware
2 Alexanders Huntington
2 Alex Mifflin
1 Alex Northunberland
Alexander Northumberland
Alex Westmoreland, Hempfield
Alerx Westmoreland Wheatfield (1 male over 45, 1 female over 45 only) 
Stuart, Alexander (I0718)
 

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