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Kathryn Campbell Papers

Biography

Kathryn Ophelia Hutcherson Campbell was born on October 24, 1894 in Frankford, Missouri. She married Charles Chambers on September 19, 1916, and subsequently divorced him. She married Leon Edwin Campbell on July 9, 1926. Leon Campbell died on February 14, 1964. In 1914, Kathryn Campbell graduated from Synodical College (Presbyterian) in Fulton, Missouri. Kathryn Campbell died in Dallas County on December 2, 1984.

She held membership in various lineage and patriotic organizations. She was state President of the State Society of Kansas USD 1812, 1933 - 36, President, History Club (Federated) Kansas City, Kansas, 1949 - 1951; President, Lancaster Shakespeare Club (Federated) 1960 - 1962; President, Colonial Dames of XVII Century, Dallas, TX, 1971 - 1973; President, Jefferson Davis Chapter Daughters of the Confederacy, Kansas City, Mo., in 1936 and became a member of Bonnie Blue Flag Chapter of Dallas, TX. She wrote numerous genealogical books including That Kentucky Hutcherson, John Biggs, the Welshman and his descendants, 1729-1979, The McFarland Clan of North Carolina, Kentucky, Missouri and Kindred Families, Absalem Adams Facquier Co., Virginia, 1757 Allied Families and John Parker, the Virginian and His Descendants, 1709-1980.

Provenance

The collection was donated prior to 1990.

Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists of fifty-four boxes. It was originally in three-ring binders and consists primarily of her various manuscripts of her books pertaining to her family genealogies

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Last updated: Aug. 1, 2014