James Raymond Campbell Family
1884 - 1949
JAMES RAYMOND CAMPBELL was the oldest of 5 children born to George Scott Campbell and Emma Cassell Campbell. He was born Feb. 8, 1884 in E. St. Louis, St Clair County, IL and died July 28, 1949 in Neosho, Newton County, Missouri. He married Ada (last name unknown) and they had one known child who died young.
Ada lived with her sister in law Francis Eftimoff and mother in law Emma Cassell Campbell after her husband's death. She moved from their home and the family lost track of her. She was from Missouri and no other information is known.
James was known to the family as "Ray" and was living with his mother in St. Louis Mo during the 1920 census. He was not yet married to Ada and we are not sure where she came from or what really became of her. Apparently, Ray had a heart attack while driving his car.
Born Feb. 8, 1884, E. St. Louis, St Clair County, IL
1900 Census at 901 Valentine, E. St. Louis, IL with parents
1920 Census in St. Louis, MO with mother - Emma and nephew- Bill Martin
Married Ada (date unknown)
Son, Frank Raymond Campbell died Feb 9, 1925 buried at St. John's Cemetery, Granite City, Madison County, IL.
Lived in Neosho, MO; Rogers, Ark; and Lawrence, Kansas timeframes unknown
Died July 28, 1949 in Neosho, Newton County, MO
Buried at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Edwardsville, Madison County, IL.
Obit: 8/28/1949 from the local Nesho, MO newspaper
Sudden death of James R. Campbell
James Raymond Campbell, 65 years old, of Vawter Cabins, Neosho, suffered a fatal heart attack at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon as he and his wife started to Rogers, Ark, their former home.
A Thompson ambulance took Mr. Campbell to Sale Memorial hospital here, but he was pronounced dead on arrival there.
Mr. Campbell is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ada Campbell; his mother, Mrs. Emma Campbell; one sister, Mrs. Frances Eftimoff, and one brother, Scott Campbell all of Granite City, IL. The body was received at the Thompson funeral home.
Obit: from the Granite City Press Record, Granite City, IL
James Raymond Campbell, Lawrence, Kansas entered into rest Thursday July 28, 1949 at 4 pm in Neosho, MO Beloved husband of Mrs. Ada Campbell; dear son of Mrs. Emma Campbell; dear brother of Scott Campbell and Mrs. Frances Eftimoff. Services Monday Aug. 1, 1949 at 3 pm at Mercer Funeral Home. Interment Sunset Hill Cemetery, Edwardsville, IL.
Obit: from Granite City Press Record Thursday 12 Feb. 1925
The two-month old infant of Mr. and Mrs. Campbell --- Nameoki Road, died Monday night of pneumonia. The funeral was from the residence Wednesday afternoon.