Biography of J. P. Campbell
Green Vale, Dakota County, MN Biographies

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.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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