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Charles Campbell



Charles Campbell, York Township, is a son of John Campbell, who settled in Posey Township prior to 1813. He was born in Posey Township in 1813, and has resided in the county all his life. He resided on the farm on which he was born in 1813 till the fall of 1884; married about 1840, to Esther Seaver, daughter of Jacob Seaver, by whom he had eleven children, five living: Theodore, Elizabeth, Esther, Mary, Jacob S. He has always been a farmer, and now owns ninety acres of bottom land. Mrs. Campbell passed away in July, 1872, and in 1884 Mr. C. was married to Rebecca Hastie, widow of George Hastie. Her parents located here in this county in 1806-08, coming from Germany. Their names, George and Dora A. Singer. They entered land three miles above Vevay and resided there till their death. Her father always engaged in farming, but was a wagon-maker by trade. Rebecca married, in 1850, George Hastie, and he died in 1876. By her first husband, John Reaves, Mrs. C. has one son, Marion.