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CAMPBELL - An Eldridge Branch

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This name enters my ELDRIDGE tree with the marriage of Marie Antoinette ELDRIDGE and Calvin CAMPBELL. She was called "Nettie" by her family. She was born 10 Mar 1863 in Davenport, Scott, IA. At her mother Josephine THOMPSON ELDRIDGE's death in 1871, Nettie and her sister "Carrie", Caroline Lincoln, and brother Edward Gifford, were sent to live with Aunt Sarah ADE, sister of Rebecca, and Aaron MIDDLETON of Mahaska County, Iowa. The children lived with these families for at least 5 years before returning to Davenport just before 1880. Josephine, Rebecca and Sarah THOMPSON ADE were sisters.

Nettie was the dtr of Charles Henry and his first wife, Josephine THOMPSON ELDRIDGE who died 10 Dec 1867, 2 months after the birth of their 4th child.

By 1880, Nettie had returned to her father's home, where at age 17, she was working as a dressmaker. (census).

Calvin was the son of Thos and Mary Ann BABCOCK CAMPBELL, born 18 Jan 1844 in Orleans County, NY. He worked as a locomotive engineer in the Kansas City terminal for 30 years. Calvin and Nettie were married 21 Dec 1882 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Nettie and Calvin had 3 children. Youngest child Charles Thomas bor 19 Jun 1896, in Kansas City, Missouri died 10 July 1896 and is buried in Kansas City's Elmwood Cemetery.

Calvin died 18 Apr 1925 in Kansas City, Nettie died 7 Feb 1917 in Kansas City where they are buried in Elmwood Cemetery. They were members of the West Side Christian Church.

Surnames: ADE BABCOCK CAMPBELL ELDRIDGE MIDDLETON THOMPSON
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on 2011-12-02 22:47:49

Bawden4 , from Iowa, USA, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2011. is researching the following names: BAWDEN, BEECHER, LIPPINCOTT and 8 other(s).

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by Bawden4 on 2011-12-02 22:53:55

REFERENCES:
Kansas City Star Newspaper: 6 Feb 1927; 21 Apr 1925
1900 Kansas Federal Census, Jackson County, Kansas City; SD5, ED 43, Sheet 12 #2127-193-277
1910 Missouri Federal Census, Jackson County, Kansas City, 4th Ward: SD%, ED 43, Sheet 8A, #2127-131-160
Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri
Information given by Miss Lianna E. Trumble of Raytown, Missouri - Jan 1986

by Bawden4 on 2011-12-04 16:14:33

The above references were taken from The Eldridge-Bawden Families; The Ancestry and Descendants of Duncan Campbell Eldridge and Stephen Bawden of Scott County, IA; author-compiler Alice Richardson Sloane, C.G. (dec 2011), commissioned by John Duvall "Tim" Bawden, Bettenodrf, IA (dec 1992), Anundsen Publishing Co, Decorah, IA 1986, 293 pps with photos in the personal library of this writer.

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