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Biographical Sketch of Thomas J. Camp

THOMAS J. CAMP, farmer, was born June 15, 1851, in Todd County, Ky., and is the third of nine children born to William and Emily (Lewis) Camp, natives respectively of Hart and Todd Counties, Ky., of English descent. His early advantages for an education were poor, never having attended school for more than three months in all. He was reared on a farm and lived with his parents until of age, when he started in life for himself at farming. He was married on May 28, 1873, to Mary Annis McClelland, of Todd County, a native of Christian County, and a daughter of John and Hannah (Donoho) McClelland, natives of Christian County, Ky., and Sumner County, Tenn., respectively, of English descent. To Mr. and Mrs. Camp were born three children-John Thomas, William H. and Tina May. Subject lives with his mother-in-law on 126 acres of land. He and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Camp’s grandparents were David McClelland and Dimes Donoho.

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