News Clip of 1914 Campbell Cousins Dinner

Campbells of Nelson, PA

1914 Cousins Dinner News Clip

1914 Campbell Cousins Dinner News Clip
[NOTE: The Campbell Cousins Reunions ran from 1893 to 1942, and were open to the public, but were for the descendants of Joseph & Mary Harper Campbell, associated Lugg and Blackwell families, and friends. Attendance was sometimes several hundred. The Cousins Dinners started in 1909 and were by invitation only. They were primarily for the grandchildren of Joseph and Ann Clinch Campbell. Attendance seldom was more than 50.]

1. Naming them group after their grandfather may have seemed an obvious choice to those present. But it later led to confusion because there were 3 generations of Joseph Campbells --- their grandfather, his father Joseph Campbell, and their uncle, Joseph D. Campbell.

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