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Subject: [DeCamp] Re: Home Page
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 09:44:32 EDT
The following is an e-mail that I received from Chuck D'Camp that I am
reposting to the list.
In a message dated 9/21/2002 11:24:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Hi Wilson, I wanted to check with you on the JOEL DECAMP section of the home
> page. It contains a confusion between two different DeCamp's from the
> middle of the 19th century.
> Joel (born 1797 in PA) had the following children:
> Gavin married Mary A. oldest daughter Sarah listed in 1850 census in
> Schuyler Co. - Rushville City.
> Melissa Jane married Jacob Chapman.
> BY MATILDA BRIDGE
> Ann Worley DeCamp born June 19, 1828, who apparently had married and
> left home before 1850 & her Twin
> John Hughes who was still at home with Matilda in 1850.
> David DeCamp born March 1, 1830
> Sarah DeCamp born Feb. 20, 1832
> Jeremiah DeCamp born Nov. 9, 1833 Died Dec. 6, 1854
> Deborah Ann DCamp born March 5, 1835
> Mary Ellen DeCamp b: January 5, 1857 m: Walter Morgan
> Elizabeth DeCamp b: April 16, 1839 m. 1: William Legere; m. 2:
> Charles F. Skiles
> Joel Theopholis DeCamp b. May 8, 1841, NEVER MARRIED, DIED IN THE
> CIVIL WAR IN Clear Creek, MS Jan 12, 1864. In April of 1862 this Joel was
> fighting the Battle of Shiloh. Check Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men
> (IL Roster, publ. in 1900) He was in Company I, 11th Cavalry Reg. IL
> Martha Matilda b. Jan. 25, 1845
> Barton DeCamp born March 11, 1846
> These names and dates come from Joel's will and 1850 Census.
> The second DeCamp family seems to possibly be a brother of Joel. One
> Samuel DCAMP, born 1800 in PA, found in the 1850 Coshocton, Ohio census.
> Wife Mary M. born Oct. 13, 1804 in PA. D. Dec. 1898 in Carterville, MO.
> John born 1824
> Aaron born 1826 died 8/4/59
> Permillia A. born 7/9/1826 M. George Shanks Sep. 23, 1847; d.
> Joel born 1834 in Coshocton; M. Nancy Box April 20, 1862, in
> McDonough Co., IL. Died 1899.
> Nancy born 1836. M. William Shanks, June 1, 1851.
> Mary born 1838 (I have records that show this Mary married Walter
> Morgan and not the one in Matilda's family)
> Cathern b. 1840
> Elizabeth B. Aug 22, 1842 M. Nelson VanDiver Feb 12. 1863, D. Dec.
> Samuel, b. 1844. M. Lovisa Redfield July 30, 1871.
> D. May 25, 1885
> Lydia, b. 1847. M. Sylvester Keller, Dec 26, 1867.
> A Sarah DeCamp (born 1819) married a William R. Wells (born 1815) in
> Coshocton. The 1850 Census says she was born in Ohio. He was born in Md.
> They lived in adjoining farms in 1850.
> Wilson notices the use of Joel in Samuel's and Joel+Matilda's families.
> Also Permillia. The names Mary and Elizabeth cause confusion in these
> If you want any documentation, I will send it to you. This comes to you
> from my son Richard's e-mail! Note, my address is still .
> Thank you Wilson, Chuck DCamp