Biography of Frank E. Campbell
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Campbell, Frank Eugene, was born on a farm in Lansing, December 8, 1852, the oldest son of two children of David Campbell. David, the father, was a native of Seneca county, born in Covert about 1821. He came to Tompkins county in 1849 and settled on a farm, where he died in December, 1865. The mother of our subject, Jerusha Bower, was a daughter of John Bower, Br., of Lansing. She is still living, a resident of this town. John Newell Campbell died October 5, 1890, at thirty five years of age. Frank was educated in the common schools and Moravia Academy, and after the death of his father, he in company with his brother conducted the old homestead farm. The spring of 1880 Mr. Campbell bought a farm of sixty five acres on lot 68, where he has ever since been engaged in general farming. He is a Republican in politics, but is not an aspirant to public office. He is a charter member of Lansingville Grange No. 282. He marriedin 1879 Emma, daughter of John Hedden, of Lansing, and they have three children, Winifred Clare, Ina Jerusha, Earl David. A daughter, Lina Camilla, died April 13, 1887, at six years of age.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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