The CAMPBELLs are coming! to Bytown, starting in 1829
(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada area)

New March 20, 2017:

Here are some persons surnamed Campbell who settled in the Ottawa / Gatineau area starting in the late 1820's.
Campbell is a Scottish name. Many of the Campbells were Presbyterians from the Scottish Lowlands, and some of them were 
Roman Catholics from the Highlands. Many of them migrated to what is now Northern Ireland, to County Down and to County Antrim, 
before coming to North America. See more Scottish immigrants to the Ottawa area.

The following records are from the DROUIN Records for Notre Dame Cathedral in Downtown Ottawa.


15 Feb 1830    Baptism at Point l'Orignal, west of Montreal, LC (Lower Canada), of Helen, aged 5 days, illegitimate daughter of Moses Patty and
Margaret Donovan    
Witnesses: Thomas Wallace and Helen Cambel / Campbell  
Angus McDonell, priest

23 Apr 1831    Baptism of Mary, aged 1 day. Father: Patrick Coghlan / Coughlin; mother: Sarah Campbell    
Thomas Teevens and Anna Dolan - Lots of Dolans and Teevens in Fitzroy Township)   
Angus McDonell

20 Oct 1831    Burial in the Catholic Church-yard at Bytown of Francis Campbell of the Township of Clarendon, LC, who died the 6th inst., 
aged about 36 yrs.   (probably ML# 584) (on 1829 McCabe List)
James Goodwin and the sexton 
M. Lalor, P.

20 Oct 1831    Burial in the Catholic Church-yard at Bytown of Francis Campbell of the Township of Clarendon, LC, who died the 
6th inst., aged about 36 yrs.   (probably ML# 584)
James Goodwin and sexton M. Lalor, P.
___________________ McCabe List, 1829, #584: Francis (X) CAMBELL	 from County Monaghan, Carricmacross, Carricmacross - - - Brother in Law 
James Neill / O/Neil and family at Carricmacross and are known to Mr O'Callaghan of the same place

10 May 1832    Baptism of Catherine, 3 mos. old, daughter to Francis Campbell (deceased)
and Catherine Carnmell / Neill ? of Clarendon, LC     
John Murphy and Mrs. Finch    
M. Lalor, P.

16 Aug 1832    Burial of Brian Cammell (Campbell) or Jones who died of the cholera, age unknown
          M. Lalor, P.
1832 Cholera Epidemic -- hundreds died in Ottawa and the Valley.

22 Mar 1833 Baptism of Mary, daughter of John Kelly and Mary Douglas
Joseph St. Francois & Mary Campbell

20 Jul 1834 Bytown   Baptism of Thomas (twin?), son of Morris Dewan and Alice Prout (Manotick Station Road later)
Denis Carey & Mary Campbell

20 Jul 1834 Bytown   Baptism of Catherine (twin?), daughter of Morris Dewan and Alice Prout (see above link) - The Dewan family were neighbours of my 
Burns ancestors, three farms down from my Great Great Grandparents, Lawrence Burns and Margaret Doyle.
Denis Carey & Mary Campbell

8 Jul 1836 Conditional baptism of Ellen, 2 yrs. old, daughter of Owen Campbell and Bridget --ga ?
James Reily & Ann Masters

21 Jul 1839 Baptism of Fanny (conditional, Prot?), aged 6 yrs., John (conditional), 5 yrs., Isabella,
4 yrs., Richard, 2 yrs., Belinda, 3 mos., born of George Gillein / Gillis?  and Mary Campbell
Mrs. McKeown & James Malone (McKeown is likely Keough)

14 Aug 1840 Burial in the R.C. cemetery (Sandy Hill) of Patrick Campbell of Hogsback
who died the 13th, aged about 80 yrs.
Honore Danis (Church official) & John King

22 Nov 1841 After two publications of banns, marriage of Michael Campbell, labourer, (occupation) to Catherine Grady / O'Grady, both of this place
William Walsh, William Turner & several others (Five O'Grady brothers came to work on the Rideau Canal construction)

24 Jul 1842 Baptism of John, born 1 July of the marriage of Patrick Dunworth / Dunford (Gatineau Valley later, I think) and Ellen Phelan / Whelan
Michael Campbell & Bridget Septon / Sexton ?

2 Sep 1842 Baptism of Catherine, born 29 August of the marriage of James Campbell and Mary Comboy (Conboy ?)
Patrick Morris & Catherine Blake (my GGGGrandmother ? from County Meath  Al)

4 Sep 1842 Baptism of John, born 27 August of the marriage of Michael Campbell and Catherine Brady or Grady
James Campbell & Mary Walsh

12 Feb 1843 Conditonal baptism of Eliza Campbell, aged 20 yrs., wife of John Foran (lumber baron from Aylmer Quebec ?, LC) at the Third Falls of the 
Bonnechere River (Eganville, I think), Renfrew County, after she abjured the error of Protestantism
(OK, guys, let's not get too triumphant)

2 Apr 1843 Baptism of Thomas, son of William Campbell and Catherine McDonnell of Bytown
Thomas Booths & Catherine Danny / Danis

20 Oct 1844 Funeral service for Catherine who died 2 days ago, aged 6 mos., daughter of Michael Campbell and Catherine Grady
Philibert Bastien (church warden) and Michael Campbell

17 Nov 1844 Baptism of Margaret, born 10 November of the marriage of James Campbell and Mary Cumba / Comba (Coleman?) of Bytown
Thomas Tierney & Sarah Comerford - Darcy

Next 3 baptisms, same day, same parents: (the famiy of Agar Yeilding were Protestants)
11 May 1845 (Prot) Baptism of Maria Belinda, aged about 5 yrs., daughter of Agar Yeilding and Mary Campbell of Bytown
James Campbell, the child's uncle

11 May 1845 Baptism of Anna Agnes, aged about 4 yrs., daughter of Agar Yeilding and Mary Campbell of Bytown
James Campbell

11 May 1845 Baptism of Elizabeth Richardina, aged about 3 yrs., daughter of Agar Yeilding and Mary Campbell of Bytown
James Campbell

14 Feb 1846 Baptism of Catherine, born 7 February of the marriage of Michael Campbell and Catherine Grady
William Curran & Bridget Coutlan (sp?)

11 Dec 1846 Baptism of Eulala, born at Long Island in November, daughter of William Cambel / Campbell?  and Catherine McDonald
James Vaughan & Eliza Mar / Meagher / Maher ?

16 Dec 1846 Baptism of Bridget, born at Bytown today, daughter of James Campbell and Mary Kennon / Keenan ?
Etienne Robillard & Susanna Collins

31 Jan 1847 Funeral service for Bartholomew O'Brien who died the day before, aged 4 yrs., child of Timothy O'Brien and Catherine Hurley
William Brennan & Michael Campbell (all in Osgoode Township, now part of the City of Ottawa ... I'am related to this 
O'Brien family ... Al)

13 Apr 1847 After two publications of banns, marriage of Denis Cantelon (Scanlon ?) of Bytown, adult son of Philip Cantelon and Catherine Herren 
of County Limerick, to Anastasia Furlong of Bytown, daughter of Thomas Furlong and Johanna Furlong of County Wexford
William Shirley, Michael Campbell & Jane Reilly

27 Jul 1847 After one proclamation of banns, marriage of John Magher (Maher), adult son of John Magher and Mary Shanahan of County Tipperary, 
to Margaret Campbell, adult daughter of the late Arthur Campbell and the late Unknown Kelly of County Kilkenny
William Hayes & Mary McGrath (likely the red-headed McGrath family)

5 Oct 1847 Baptism of Ann Brownly / Brownlee?, aged 15 days, daughter of Ann Campbell

28 Jan 1848 Baptism of Michael, born the 24th of the marriage of Michael Campbell and Catherine Grady
Thomas Bray (Bray's Flag Station on the Bytown and Prescott Railway) & Mary McCarthy

6 Feb 1848 Baptism of Timothy, born 23 January of the marriage of Thomas Lanagan / Lannigan / Lonergan ? and Rose Ann Murphy
Peter Clarke & Mary Campbell

14 Feb 1848 After a dispensation for disparity of religion, (Prot) marriage of Henry Smith of Bytown, adult son
of John Smith and Ann Johnston, to Mary Corcoran of Bytown, adult daughter of Michael Corcoran and Ann Newcome
Neil Campbell & Thomas Hanaughan ?SP? -- have seen Hannigan ... Al

19 Feb 1848 Baptism of John, born the 8th at Bytown, son of Neil Campbell and Bridget Kennedy
James Vaughan & Ann Kennedy

9 Mar 1848 Baptism of James, born 31 March last of the marriage of Peter McMahon and Mary Malone of Osgoode 
Neil Campbell & Bridget Neil / O'Neil

28 May 1848 Baptism of Mary, born 12 May of the marriage of James Campbell and Mary Comba (Coleman?) of Bytown
John Callahan & Bridget Darcy (related to my Christopher and Burns ancestors on the farm in Osgoode - "Black Jack" Callaghan))

5 Aug 1848 Baptism of Helen, child of John Callahan and Margaret Fox -- I'm related to this Fox family who came from County Sligo ... Al)
Michael Campbell & Catherine Grady. Nice penmanship by Miles Fox, born 1795, and trained in the hedge schools in County Sligo, Ireland).

4 Oct 1848 After dispensing with banns, marriage of Luke Byrne of Bytown, son of Michael Byrne and Ann Maher / Meagher, to Mary Campbell of Bytown, widow of Owen Brennan
John Moran & Ann Byrnes (Burns)

3 May 1849 Marriage of Edward Gibson of Gloucester Township, parish of Bytown, a Protestant and adult son of 
William Gibson and Ann Briscoe, to Bridget Hayes, a Catholic of 
Bytown and adult daughter of James Hayes and Margaret Boyle / Doyle?
John Kealey & Judith Campbell

11 Dec 1849 Burial of Michael Campbell who died 10 December
Thomas Hanley & Thomas Burke

... Al Lewis

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