Archibald Campbell Family Monument

Archibald Campbell Family Monument (HM16RG)

Location: Hackensack, NJ 07601 Bergen County
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N 40° 52.762', W 74° 2.588'

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? ? Archibald Campbell - 1730 - 12/28/1798, age 68. Born on the Isle of Man, came to Hackensack in 1765. Tavern keeper, host to General George Washington. Hackensack's first Postmaster. Exemplary in all the duties of life, a compassionate husband, an affectionate parent, an obliging neighbor and just in all his dealings. It may truly be said he was an honest man. He lived respected and died lamented by all who knew him.
? ? Catherine Weif Campbell - 1740 - 9/28/1821, age 81. Born in Coleraine, Antrim County North Ireland. Married Archibald Campbell in 1760, came to Hackensack in 1768. A member of this church, noted for being a devoted Christian woman. Their children were:
? ? ? George - Born in Coleraine 1764, died 6/16/1771, age 7.
? ? ? Robert - Born in Coleraine 1766, died 7/5/1845, age 80. Arrived in Hackensack 1768. Admitted to the bar 4/9/1790. Became one of New Jersey's most eminent layers. Gifted with the power of eloquence, he served this community well as Freeholder, County Prosecutor, State Assemblyman and Banker. He gave to the county in 1819 the land upon which the Bergen County Courthouse now stands. Never married.
? ? ? Hannah - Born in Hackensack 1769, died about 1840. Never married.
? ? ? John - Born in Hackensack 2/13/1770 - died 1814, age 44. Became one of the town's first physicians. His untimely death was sorely lamented in the community. His wife was Jane Waldron, born 6/30/1772, died 1853, age 81. Born in Manhattan, daughter of an early Dutch Colonial family. They had seven children.
? ? ? George - Born in Hackensack 6/24/1772 - died 8/11/1864, age 92. A merchant with good business ability, liberal ideas, sociable and contributor to local enterprises. His second wife was Margaret Kingsland. They had seven children.

This plaque affixed in 1986 by several descendants of Archibald and Catherine Campbell to commemorate the memory of generations past.
HM NumberHM16RG
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 5:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 580621 N 4525806
Decimal Degrees40.87936667, -74.04313333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.762', W 74° 2.588'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 45.72" N, 74° 2' 35.28" W
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Area Code(s)201, 551
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 40-42 Moore St, Hackensack NJ 07601, US
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