Logan County Colorado Pioneers
Thomas Campbell, 9 North 49 West
Thomas cash-claimed a quarter in 26, 9N 49W in 1891.
In 1900 Red Willow County, Nebraska, Mahlon T. Campbell is farming, born May 1867 in Iowa, with Martha April 1871 Illinois. They have Viola May 1900. Next household is Alen Campbell 68 and Nancy 67, both born in Tennesse.
In 1920 Red Willow County, Nebraska, Thomas M. Campbell is 52, born in Iowa a railroad mail carrier, with Martha 48 Illinois. Alpharetta 16, Lila 14, Freda 11 and Joseph 6 were born in Nebaska.
Thomas Mahlon Campbell 1867-1931 is buried in McCook. "Thomas was born in Washington Co. Iowa. This was a stop on the way to Nebraska, while fleeing the War Between the States in Tennessee.
The Campbell family ended up in Box Elder, a community in the north end of McCook. Thomas and his brother Gideon attended school here.
At one time, Thomas was postmaster of Box Elder. He married Martha Johnson, whose family also resided north of McCook. "
Thomas Campbell, born about 1869, with Nellie M. Campbell 1879, are in Kimball County, Nebraska in 1920, 1930, adn 1940.
This might be the Thomas A. Campbell in 1870 Van Buren Iowa, with Isaac Wesley Campbell 22 and Calista 19. Isaac and Calista moved to Oklahoma.
JESSE CAMPBELL, a prosperous young agriculturist and stock-raiser of Garden county, Nebraska, was born and reared in this section of Nebraska and has been gratified to do his part in furtherance of the splendid advancement that has been made here since the pioneer days, when he was a child and gained his initial experience in semi-frontier life.
In that part of Deuel county that now comprises Garden county, Jesse Campbell was born on April 19, 1889, and is a son of Thomas and Josephine Campbell, the former a native of Iowa and the latter of Kansas, in which state her marriage was solemnized. Thomas Campbell became one of the pioneer settlers in that part of old Cheyenne county that is now included in Garden county. Here he established his residence in 1887, took a homestead, and became one of the substantial agriculturists and stock men of this section of the state, his activities in connection with the cattle business having covered a period of many years. He has lived virtually retired since the spring of 1919, his wife having passed away in 1907, and he passed the most of his time at Oshkosh.
Jesse Campbell profited by the advantages afforded in the public schools of this section of Nebraska, and early became associated actively with his father's farming and live-stock enterprise, so that he was well prepared for independent operations in the cattle industry, when he was about twenty five years of age. He confined his activities largely to the cattle business for a period of about five years, and then purchased his present farm, which comprises three hundred and twenty acres, which is well improved. Mr. Campbell gives special attention to the feeding of hogs during the winter seasons. He is one of the loyal and liberal citizens of Garden county, and in politics is an independene (sic) Democrat.
July 5, 1911, at Bridgeport, Morrill county, was celebrated the marriage of Mr. Campbell to Miss Blanche Rand, who was born and reared in Pensylvania (sic), and was still a girl at the time of the death of her father, John Rand, who had come to Nebraska with his family and established himself as a pioneer in old Cheyenne county. His widow, Mrs. Sarah Rand, returned to Pennsylvania, where she still maintains her home. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell have two children--Florence, born March 16, 1915, and Thomas Edwin, born March 10, 1917.
Thomas William Campbell 1858-1948 is buried in Garden County # 55678959 "Son of Adam & Sarah Elizabeth Rankin Campbell. Married first, Josephine Stonehocker on Mar. 4, 1883 in Kansas, 2nd married Mollie Thompson after the death of Josephine in 1908. Father of known children: William Thomas, Sarah Ethel, Jess Oral, Mable Frances and Perry.
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