Daniel Campbell

Courtesy of William Steadley-Campbell

Hon. Daniel Campbell passed away last Thursday at his home. Services on Friday and interment was made in Valley church cemetery. Daniel Campbell was 80 yrs and is survived by 3 daughters; Mrs. (Dr.) C.B. McKinnon, Mrs. John L. McKinnon, and Miss Emma Campbell; 3 sons Judge A.G. Campbell, G.B. and W.O. Campbell. Deceased was CSA veteran and for many years attorney for the L & N Railway.

[Source: The Breeze, March 27, 1925]

Judge Daniel Campbell was born near Knox Hill in Walton County, Florida, on July 27, 1844 and was the youngest son of Angus and Mary Catharine Campbell. He peacefully passed away on March 19th 1925 in 81st year of his age. At age 17 enlisted in Confederate Army. After the War, he went to Marianna, FL where he worked in store of Mrs. Merritt and read law under Judge Bush. He was admitted to the bar about 1869 or 1870 when about 25 years of age. Soon he returned to Walton County, where he married Miss Emma Bowers in February 1871 and became the father of 8 children, 2 sons Newton and Ralph preceded the father as did his wife who died on December 7, 1914. Survivors are 3 sons, Judge A.G. Campbell, G. Bowers Campbell and W.O. Campbell; 3 daughters, Mrs. C.I. McKinnon, Mrs. John McKinnon and Miss Emma Campbell all of DeFuniak Springs. Services on Mar 20th with interment in Euchee Valley cemetery.

[Source: The Breeze, April 2, 1925]

[Burial: Euchee Valley Cemetery, Eucheeanna]