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Farquhard Campbell 2nd wife Elizabeth Whitfield, widow of Alexander Smith and parents of James, Robert and William (William died a lad). Alexander Smith and his wife, parents of Mary, wife of John Turner, parents of two daughters that married Whitfield and went to Mississippi; married George Elliott, parents of Jane, Henry, Alexander, George,John and Catharine, that married Shepherd and Joel Williams, and was Mother of George Shepherd, Judge of Superior Court; Alexander Smith and Betsey Whitfield, parents of Rachel, wife of Isaac Williams, parents of Alexander, John C,Offa, James, Eliza and others Samuel.

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Third wife, a widow, Gorwin or Godwin, a cousin of Mrs. Elizabeth Smith (Betsey Whitfield, widow of Alexander Smith), and whose maiden name was Whitfield.

Saunders' History of North Carolina vindicates Farquhard Campbell's fidelity to the American cause where Governor Martin wrote to the British authorities complained Campbell gave the in tended movements to the Americans, thereby defeating his plans or movements (It here may be stated F.Campbell was charged by his foes as not being true to the American cause), how could he get his information; it was doubtless through his two daughters married to British Officers, Betsey to Captain Malcolm McKay Bertis, (doubtless Polly Fotheringham British officer). The information complained of given to Americans must have been got from his daughters married to British Officers, - Saunders History vindicates Campbell after l00 years by proofs from British archives against the charges of his enemies.

H. McLean.

This is the key to the information complained of.

H. McLean.

Farquhard Campbell and his son Robert are interred in the same grave at the Bluff Church. A monument has been put to their graves by a grand son of Robert's, and leave given me to have the inscription for F.C. put on the same monument where there is plenty of room, but I have not been able to spare the amount to have it done. Mr. Campbell, that had the monument put up, gave me leave and said send the bill to him and he would pay it; the birth and death could not be certainly learned but their being buried in the same grave is certainly so upon reliable information; a man of such a conspicuous action before the public ought not to go unnoticed by his relatives.

H. McLean.

Duncan McNeill, brother of Isabella Gilmore, widow of Hector McAllister, is buried in the same grave with his father, Duncan McNeill, and to whose grave he put a tombstone, and nothing to show that he is buried there, and if let remain so, soon there will be no one living that will know that should this come to be seen by any of his relatives, a few words could be put on the same tomb stone would perpetuate for a time, and this is written with that object in view, -- June 8, l895.

Hugh McLean.

Alexander McAlester first came from Scotland in l736 and stopped at Wilmington, and there kept a tavern or boarding house as it was called (as a letter addred to him by a McAlester and a McRae asking him what had become of Hector, son of Margaret Johnson that married Laughlin McNeill, and had come to American with a year before, not dated, but dated on the back by McAlester as were all his letters on receipt of them, date l737; he went back to Scotland and them married a Miss McNeill and buried his wife at sea on the voyage back, and was on the board the vessel when his wife Jane Colvin was born September 20th,l740, as her

parents came to America; he married Flora McNeill, daughter of Grisella Campbell (Aunt of Farquhard), parent of Coll, Grisella, Janet and Neill. Janet married Malcolm McNeill, son of Jennie Smith (Bahn); Coll married Janet Buie, daughter of Archie Buie and Mary McCranie, a widow Clark; Grisella married John McKethan; Neill was at Wilmington, stationed there when the war began against the States, an officer in the British service till the war ended, and then went to Canada after visiting his relatives here; Alexander McAllister settled in Cumberland County on his return from Scot land on the Cape Fear near the Bluff at or near Troy. I put this writing that this may have some starting place. There is a great deal of information without a starting point, without this sheet, and I put this so whoever sees it may have a starting point. I have seen letters showing all above stated, as after I pass away no one could gain the information from my notes taken.

Hugh McLean.

October 30, l893.

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