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David Campbell Memorial

 
 
David Campbell Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
1. David Campbell Memorial
Inscription.  

1750 1812
Revolutionary War soldier
David Campbell Major-VA
1st Clerk of Washington County, VA
Marker placed by Judge David Campbell Chap., NSDAR
2011

 
Erected 2011 by Judge David Campbell Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
 
Location. 35° 32.001′ N, 84° 54.267′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Tennessee, in Rhea County. Memorial can be reached from Washington Pike, 0.1 miles south of Old Washington Highway (Tennessee Route 30). The marker is a short walk from the parking lot at the end of the road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton TN 37321, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Washington, Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Ferry (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named
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Washington Ferry (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bryan College (approx. 6 miles away); Site of Rhea County High School (approx. 6˝ miles away); Decatur United Methodist Church (approx. 6˝ miles away); W.C. Bailey Boardinghouse (approx. 6˝ miles away); Cedar Hill (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
 
Also see . . .
1. About Judge David Campbell. Brief biography by the Tennessee chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. (Submitted on May 26, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Judge David Campbell. Tennessee Encyclopedia entry focusing on his judicial career, including bitter political disputes that nearly led to his removal from office by a single vote. By the Tennessee Historical Society. (Submitted on May 26, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
David Campbell Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
2. David Campbell Memorial
David Campbell's grave is on the left. The grave of Thomas John Vandyke, a surgeon in the War of 1812, is on the right. Vandyke was married to Campbell's daughter Penelope, according to "Notable Southern Families: Volume One" by Zella Armstrong.
David Campbell grave stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
3. David Campbell grave stone
Stone reads: Major David Campbell Va. Mil. Rev. War 1750-1812
Thomas John Vandyke grave stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
4. Thomas John Vandyke grave stone
Stone reads: Thomas John Vandyke Tennessee Surgeon 3 Regt East Tenn Mil War of 1812 1777 1814
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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