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John Campsey, son of Joseph and Mary (Campbell) Campsey was born in Washington County Penn. on Feb. 6 1823. He attended the common schools of his Native county until he reached the age of fifteen. When his parents moved to Morgan County Ohio. There he married Priscilla Nelson on Feb. 24 1842. In 1856 they moved to near Fairfield in Van Buren Co. Iowa. in 1871 they moved to Grundy County Mo. living there until his death on April 24 1881. Priscilla Nelson was born March 9 1819 in Mogan County Ohio. she died Aug 31 1899 in Grundy Co Mo. Both are buried in Rural Dale Cemetery near Trenton Mo.
4-first child-MARY JANE CAMPSEY born July 27 1843 in Ohio
1st marriage to Ben Penn they had a large family
2nd marriage to a Kinneman in Mo.
4-second child, ELIZA ANN CAMPSEYborn July 19 1845 in Ohi died Sept 11 1846 Ohio
4-third child, THOMAS RITCHIE CAMPSEYborn Feb 11 1847 in Ohio
died Oct 28 1848 in Ohio
4-fourth child, MARGARET CAMPSEYborn March 28 1850 in Ohio. died Feb 8 1923 in Brimson Mo. married MArch 30 1871 in Grundy County Mo. to Thomas Gregg, born in 1844 in Schuyler County Ill. He died Nov 20 1897 Brimson Mo.
children of Margaret Campsey Gregg & Thomas Gregg
all children were born & died in Brimson, Mo. O'Ella, Perry, John, Harriet, & DeWitt Brown are buried in Rural Dale Cemetery near Trenton.
1. Josephine Gregg born MArch 27 1872 died April 18 1946
2. O'Ella Gregg b. Sept 17 1873 Brimson, d. June 19 1923
3. Perry LeRoy Gregg b. Nov 3 1879 d. Nov 4 1954
4. John Luther Gregg b. Julhy 18 1881 d. June 20 1927
5. Harriet Priscilla Gregg b. Aug 28 1885 d. Jan 18 1975
Harriet married DeWitt Clinton Brown b. Feb 18 1881 d.June 4 1969
According to June 8 1880 Census born in Marion Township
Josephine age 8
Ella age 6
Perry Leroy 7 months
John Luther born in Madison TWP. south of Brimson
Hattie born in Madison TWP. south of Brimson