J. P. Campbell was born in Washington county, New York, in 1817. Here was his home until 1830, when he went
to Oneida county, and seven years later to Illinois. Going to California in 1853, he remained two years, returning
thence to Minnesota and settled at Faribault where he tarried only a short time. He then came to Green Vale and
pre-empted a farm on which he lived five years, then went to Eureka township, remaining until the spring of 1880.
At that time he purchased his present farm in Green Vale. Has been supervisor one term and constable in Eureka
two years. Married Miss Melissa Mott, in 1843. Their children are: Maria, who is the wife of B. Hickey, of Big
Stone City, Dakota; Emma, wife of W. Johnson, of California; Nellie, Ruth. and John live at home.
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Dakota County, MN
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