Sarah CAMPBELL Hazlett
(1777 - 1824)
Sarah, called "Sally", was born Jun. 13, 1777, in Scotland
or North Ireland; d. Nelson, PA. She married Samuel
Hazlett, b. 1780 in Scotland.
She was the eldest of 8 children of Joseph
Campbell, b. 1748, in Scotland, d. 1824 in Nelson, Tioga Co.,
PA (originally called Beecher's
Island); and Mary Harper,
b. 1749, in Scotland, d. 1844 in Nelson.
Sally's youngest brother James was born in N. Ireland, but it's uncertain whether the older children were born in Scotland or N. Ireland. While in N. Ireland, they lived in Derry (if you're Irish) or Londonderry (if your English or Scottish), and in Country Antrim. Sally's parents, and his youngest siblings, sailed from Londonderry to Perth Amboy, NJ in 1810 and arrived in Nelson early in 1811.
We're not sure when Sally and Sam married, nor when they came
to the US. There's a tradition that they were married aboard the
ship, but no solid evidence. But we know their eldest child,
Archibald, was born in Lancaster Co., PA in 1803. By 1806, they were
living on a farm Sam bought near Stroudsburg, PA (which then was in
Northampton Co., but now is in Monroe Co.) Sam started buying land
on the north bank of the Cowanesque River, just east of what became
the Boro of Nelson, Tioga Co., PA, from an early (but only stayed
briefly) settler, Daniel Strait. He completed the purchase in 1810.
At time it was wilderness, with no roads and only a few scattered
Sally's father and her uncle John
bought the island from the Beechers, who moved away. Their property
was on the south bank of the Cowanesque River. It was slightly west
of the land on the north bank that Sam bought. Sam was the older
brother of John Hazlett, who
married Sally's sister, Jane.
Sam and Sarah came to the US before Sally's parents and, according
to Munsell's History of Tioga Co.,
had a farm near Stroudsburg, PA, before Sam bought the Daniel Strait
farm in Nelson.
Sarah and Sam had 7 children, but 3 died in infancy and may not
have been named. Those that survived were:
Mentioned in Campbell Cousins
v2 p7 Jennie CRANE Bosard - our Hazlett Cousins
v3 p74 Jos. W. Buck - "Samuel Hazlels" [per Sally's father]
v4 p89 Jane CAMPBELL Tubbs - Sarah & Samuel
[wbt - 10/15/2000; rev 5/27/2016]
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