Campbell C. Lewallen (1839-1918) and Malinda Young

Billie Harris - Jul 7, 2010

Taken from Scott County & Its Families

"Campbell C. Lewallen.

"My grandfather, Campbell C.Lewallen, was born Aug. 26, 1839, in Morgan County, TN.   He was the son of John and Delilah Reed Lewallen.   He married Malinda (Millie Ann) Young Oct. 12, 1865.   She was the daughter of Matthew and Elizabeth Lewallen Young and the granddaughter of Andrew L. and Malinda Davis Lewallen.   They were also Campbell's aunt and uncle.

"Campbell served in the Civil War, volunteering Nov. 10, 1861.   He served under Second Lieuntant David Gray: Company "I" 12th Regiment of Kentucky Infantry.   He was discuarged Feb. 3, 1865.   He received $93.94 bounty under Acts of july 22, 1861 and July 28, 1866.   He was a farmer and large landowner.   At his death he owned a large tract of land known as the Black Oak, near Oneida, TN.   It was bought from his heirs by Grover C. Pemberton.

"Millie Ann was born Oct. 3, 1839 and died Sept. 25, 1917.   Campbell died Sept. 26, 1918.   They are buried at the Family Cemetery near his homeplace, about four miles east of Glen Mary, TN.   They lived in Wayne County, KY between 1866 and 1872 where four of their seven children were born.   Granny was homesick when granddad left one day riding his horse and came back a few days later carrying his saddle.   He had traded his horse for the place they were living at the time of their death.

"Their children were:

"Arminda, b. 1866 Wayne County, KY, m. Alvin Hembrose, d. 1949.

"Mille Louvania, b. 1868 Wayne County, KY, m. Campbell Watts, d. 1894

"John Harrison b 1870 Wayne County KY, m. Lydia Landrum, d. 1954

"Mary Jane, b. 1872 Wayne County, KY, m. W. Rile Human, d. 1960

"Louisa Delilah, b. 1874 Scott County TN, m. Campbell Watts.

"Nancy Elizabeth, b. 1878 Scott County, TN.   Never married. d. 1957

"Ulysses Matthew b 1884 Scott County, TN. m. Abbie Pemberton, d. 1933

"Campbell Watts said they were such a good family, he came back to get his second wife when the first one died."

Submitted by Mary Etta Lewallen.