1895 wedding photo of Catherine "Cate" Wilhelminia Campbell and Wilson "Wills" Shannon Boston. He was brother to Alonzo Douglas Boston and she was sister to Alonzo's wife, Sarah Ann Campbell, thus Cate and Wills child Mildred was double cousin to Lon's and Ann's children: SaRena, Mary and A.Douglas. Taken in Maize,Kansas on day of their wedding.
Of Swiss and German lineage,Delilah married Elijah A.Johnson 11/22/1829 in Marion County, MO and together they begat 16 children. They joined the Campbells with whom they helped make Fine Peach Brandy sold in New Orleans. They helped the slaves until the Civil War when their lives were all at risk and they moved 1st to N.Mo and then to Ellsworth,KS. All family members have been responsible, hardworking Christians and are proud of these forefathers and foremothers who made it possible.
On visit to Wichita, Kansas, Luther Johnson b.1845 stood between his sisters Barbara b.1832 and Mary Ellen b.1834 in 1899.
Sarah Ann Campbell's Engagement Photograph at age 23(b.7/12/1869) 1892 in Ellsworth, Kansas. Her fiance was Alonzo "Lon" Douglas Boston (b.5/5/1863)born in Centerville,Iowa.
Margaret Campbell at 16yrs.met Henry Turner in Ozark,MO and fell in love and agreed to marry him, however;he was Confederate and her family were Union Sympathizers and so she was moved with their family to Knox Co, MO in the NE corner of State and Henry Turner returned to his regiment and was never heard from again. I am posting this so his family might have a tintype of him at that time.
Serena Ann Johnson's Engagement Photograph when she accepted the hand of Perry Campbell in Ozark, Mo. They were only engaged three months so their families could move North for their lives for having assisted the slaves crossing from Arkansas.
Serena Ann Johnson's engagement photograph when Perry Campbell asked her to marry him. Their wedding was August 1, 1861 and usually engagements were for one full year, however; this was at the beginning of Civil War and they were helping slaves so their engagement was only 3 months so they could travel together to Northern Missouri to escape for their lives.
Mary Campbell Boston and Martin Eastlack's engagement photograph in Hays, Kansas.
1908 Campbell Reunion in June in Ellsworth, Kansas. Names:L to R A"lon"zo Boston,Sarah "Anne"Campbell Boston,Mary Boston,George Boston,Sa"rena"Boston,Marie Campbell,Grant Campbell,Kate(Katherine Ringo Campbell,Catheryn Campbell Boston,"Wils"on Boston,Melvin Grant Campbell, Helen Campbell, Mildred Boston, Alonzo Boston Jr.
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Kathleen McCune These are the exact areas the Campbells lived before homesteading in Central Kansas. Very likely the same family. I have read that Missourians were torn even within families with their own allegiance during the Civil War and this was probably that kind of situation.
Nov 29, 2011 · posted to the photo Henry Turner, Margaret Campbell's 1st Boyfriend
Kathleen McCune You may be right....on further study I found Lena's middle name different than our family's Lena and Luther is not our Luther.
Nov 28, 2011 · posted to the photo Lena L Livingston