Posted By:Mona Sarratt Knight
Subject:Re: CAMPBELL/SCHAEFFER, Fremont County
Post Date:May 26, 2001 at 14:25:11
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From the 1881 History of Fremont Co., Iowa, page 649:
A. CAMPBELL, section 18, P.O. Farragut, farmer; born Glasgow, Scotland, in 1843. Came to America with his parents when three years of age, locating in Illinois. Mr. Campbell enlisted at Peoria, May 3, 1864, as a member of the 11th Illinois cavalry, and served until Nov 1865, when he was mustered out by special order of the war dept. Mr. Campbell was married in 1877 to Eliza M. Gurney, a native of New York. He resides on an excellent farm and is very comfortably situated. (end)

CHAUNCEY CAMPBELL, farmer, P.O. High Creek; born in Knox Co., Ohio, in 1839; removed to Allen county when 15 years of age; was educated in the public schools of Allen and Knox counties; spent his youth on a farm. He came to Van Buren Co., Iowa, in 1869, and to this county in 1874, locating on his present farm the next year. He was married to Miss Mary M. Gardiner, a native of Van Buren county, in 1872.