David Wilson Campbell
Historical Marker
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Campbell-Elrod Cemetery
 9 miles west of FM 744, 
Corsicana
, Texas

 

David Wilson Campbell
(May 4, 1812 - April 4, 1879)

A native of Georgia, David Wilson Campbell migrated to Texas in 1835. He served in the Texas Army the following year during the Texas War for Independence. A pioneer farmer in Navarro County, He gave ten acres of land to the Harmony Methodist Church in 1845. Part of that acreage was used for this cemetery where many Campbell descendants are buried.

Campbell was married three times and had children from each marriage. - Recorded 1978

 

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