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Re: Portell's in Missouri
Posted by: Larry Wood (ID *****9689) Date: March 02, 2004 at 12:59:13
In Reply to: Re: Portell's in Missouri by Patricia Renshaw LaBrot of 44

I have been researching CAMPBELL genealogy in the Desoto & Potosi areas of Missouri and found some interesting Portells.

Mary “Mamie” Rose CAMPBELL b. 12 Feb 1894 d. 1 Jul 1966 married 5 Jun 1918 Thomas Nicholas PORTELL b. 17 Feb 1892 d. 29 Sep 1966. (Son of Adolph PORTELL & Alice BOYER)

Mary And Thomas are buried in St James cemetery in Washington County MO. Mary's ancestry seems to be:

1. Thomas F. CAMPBELL, born: 1856/7 d. 3 Jul 1924 married 26 Apr 1881 [7] Mary Ellen McAvinne
2. Michael CAMPBELL,probably of Armagh County, Ireland b 15 Oct 1812 d 9 Apr 1888 age 76
3. Patrick CAMPBELL b. 1792 d. 24 Sep 1876 Gravestone says b in County Armagh Ireland.

I suspect that Michael Campbell had a brother James who moved to St. Louis. The James I am searching for had a son Patrick, and also a grandson John James, as did Michael.

I am searching for other genealogists working on this place and time and hope you are interested too. So far I hav ebeen unable to find anyone else working on Missouri CAMPBELL genealogy, at least you are working on genealogy and seem to be related to this family.

Maureen Campbell
Racine WI



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