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Biography of Charles Henry Campbell

CHARLES HENRY CAMPBELL. Among the old, intelligent and representative families of this part of Arkansas is the one of which the subject of this sketch is a descendant, and in tracing back the genealogy of the family we find that the ancestors came originally from bonnie Scotland. It is always a pleasure to deal with the history of one who is a member of one of those grand old pioneer families that braved the dangers and privations of life in a new and unsettled country that they might build up a home for their descend-ants and pave the way for a higher civilization. Charles H. Campbell was born in McNairy County, Tennessee, September 4, 1837, a son of Hon. John and Ann (Blassingame) Campbell, who were born in Giles and McNairy Counties, Tennessee, respectively, their marriage also occurring in their native State. In 1837 they came by ox-team to what is now Searcy County, Arkansas, and after a six weeks’ journey settled on Calf Creek at a time when the settlers were very few and far between. John Campbell was a man of active and industrious habits and was quite successful in the accumulation of worldly goods. As he was in public office for many years he became well known throughout the State and his friends were innumerable. Although he received but an ordinary education in his youth he possessed a naturally fine mind and became a cultivated and well-informed man. He served as county judge in an early day and in 1842 was elected to the Lower House of the Legislature and some years later was a member...

McNairy County, Tennessee Cemetery Transcriptions

Tennessee Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Tennessee county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at McNairy County, Tennessee Tombstone Transcription Project) Brooks Cemetery Davidson Cemetery Hurst Cemetery Laughlin Cemetery McClaips Chapel Cemetery Olive Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Richardson Family Cemetery (hosted at name not listed) Rose Hill Cemetery Sulpher Springs Cemetery Thacker Hill Cemetery O’Neal Cemetery (hosted at Interment)...

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