Sarah Patterson Campbell
b. October 1868, d. 3 June 1922
- Father: Marcus L. Campbell b. circa 1833, d. 4 August 1883
- Mother: Caroline Lucy Williams b. circa 1842, d. 21 February 1876
- Sarah Patterson Campbell was born in October 1868 in Texas.
- Cousins Emeline and Sarah Campbell were photographed in identical dresses about 1877, likely while they were living with their uncle and aunt, Douglas and Ella Wood Campbell.
- Douglas McQueen Campbell and Ella Abercrombie Wood appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Montgomery County, Texas. Other members of the household included Sarah Patterson Campbell, Ann Williamson Clark, Emeline L. Campbell, John William Campbell and Evelina Alexander Barnes. Emma was the daughter of Douglas' widowed brother John W., and Sarah and John W. were the children of their deceased brother Marcus.
- The following appeared on 13 March 1887 in the Galveston Daily News: Of the many agreeable entertainments given in the city this season none have been more delightful or more thoroughly enjoyed than the luncheon givin by Mrs. A. R. Campbell yesterday complimentary to her niece Miss Mary Farirs [sic]. the fair friends present were Misses Maggie Thompson, Lucie Campbell, Mary Pope, Willie Rowena Williams, Lillian Mott, Sarah Campbell, Laura Ballinger, Jennie Bingham, Alice Hagood, Louise Hertford, Corinne Willie and Kate Briggs. The kind hostess left nothing undone toward the enjoyment of her guests, and the luncheon will be remembered by its participants as a bright page in the history of their young lives.
- Evelina Wood wrote from Willis to her grandson Wood Powell in Christian County, Illinois on 12 April 1887, ". . . Sarah & brothers are building & will soon be in the new home all their own - it is next door to Mrs. Mary League her aunt. She was Mary Williams is well off & assists Sarah a good deal. The Campbell family all well in Galveston. . . ."
Letter in private collection of B. M. Henwood, descendant of Wm Wood Powell; original transcription by R. E. Reichardt.
- The following appeared on 2 September 1887 in The Galveston Daily News: The following applications for teachers' positions in the white schools were presented: Miss Sarah P. Campbell. . ."
- The following appeared on 7 July 1889 in the Galveston Daily News: Applications for teachers' positiions were read and referred to the superintendent as follows: Misses Sarah Campbell. . .
- The following appeared on 10 January 1891 in the Galveston Daily News: District Court, Judge Wm. H. Steward Presiding. John W. Campbell vs. S. W. Campbell et al., partitions; sale for purposes of partition as made by the sheriff is approved and confirmed.
- Some Campbell cousin "girls" posed for a photograph about 1892.
- The following appeared on 2 April 1897 in the Galveston Daily News: Deed of partition: Between the heirs of C. L.Campbell, deceased, of southwest quarter of outlot 61, except lots 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14, as follows, to-wit: Samuel W. Campbell, lots 8 and 9; Sarah P. Campbell, lots 7, 15 and 16; Mary C. Campbell, lots 4, 5 and 6; Anna W. Campbell, lots 2 and 3. All said lots in southwest quarter.
- Sarah Patterson Campbell appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Baylor County, Texas. Other members of the household included Mary Caroline Campbell and Ann W. Campbell.
- She was a school teacher, according to the 1900 census.
- Sarah Patterson Campbell appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Galveston, Texas, at 2307 Avenue I/J. Other members of the household included Ann W. Campbell and Mary Caroline Campbell.
- She was proprietor of a hotel, according to the 1910 census.
- John Wesley Campbell appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Harris County, Texas, and one domestic servant.. Other members of the household included Sarah Patterson Campbell, Ann W. Campbell.
- John Wesley Campbell appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at Washington Street. Other members of the household included Sarah Patterson Campbell, Ann W. Campbell. They were enumerated twice in Harris County in 1920, in different Enumeration Districts, but with some of the same neighbors (?)
- Sarah Patterson Campbell died on 3 June 1922 at age 53 in Spring Branch, Harris County, Texas, never having married . Her death was officially witnessed by Clark Campbell Wren.
- She was interred at Galveston, Texas.
- Last Edited: 26 Nov 2013