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Campbell's Bayou Cemetery
Galveston County,
Texas

Campbell's Bayou
Settled 1821, By Privateer James Campbell, (1791 - 1856). U S Navy Veteran, War Of 1812. Who After Discharge Was Lieutenant And Close Friend Of Buccaneer Jean LaFitte. Operating Out Of Galveston (Then called Campeche). In Karanawa Indian Rituals About 1817, Mary Sabinal (1795 - 1884) Became Campbell's Brode/ When LaFitte Left
Texas om 1821 Campbell Pleased His Wife By Settling Here As A Rancher.
Community Remained Until It's Second Destruction By Hurricane 1915. Graves Of The Campbell's And Many Other Early Texans Are in Cemetery At Campbell's Bayou.

Contributed on 5/24/15

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Record #: 70439

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Submitted: 5/24/15 • Approved: 5/24/15 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R70439-G0-S3

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