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Biographical Sketch of Hardin Camp

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Hardin Camp, of South Carolina, was of English parentage. He served his country in two of its principal wars the revolution and the war of 1812. He married Sarah Hawkins, and settled in Warren Co., Ky. Their children were Josiah, Thomas, Hawkins, Joseph, Sarah, and Elizabeth. Thomas married Sarah Middleton, of Kentucky, and settled in Missouri in 1842. He died soon after, leaving a widow and nine children. Joseph married Nancy Shackelford, of Madison Co., Ky., and settled in Warren Co., Mo., in 1836. His children were Hiram H., Josiah, Mahala, Angeline, Sarah, Elizabeth, Martha, Judith A., and Mary. Mr. Camp had intended to settle in Howard, Co., Mo., but when he reached Jones’ farm, where Jonesburg now stands, his wagon mired down, and he concluded to stop there. So he bought land in the vicinity, and settled upon it. He was Judge of the County Court of Warren Co., Ky., before he left that State.

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