This information is contributed by Ann Horne 07 Jan 1999
John Campbell, wife Euphemia, served in the NC Line, widow applied Sept. 26, 1843 in Montgomery County aged 80, married in February 1781 in Bladen County, NC (soldier 31 at the time) and in 1805 moved to Montgomery County and soldier died in January 1821 John Campbell, born c. 1750, Revolutionary War Soldier
John Campbell, b. c. 1750, (possibly Bladen County), NC, married
Euphemia Campbell (1763-1848) in 1781 in Bladen County (Marriage Bond).
The story of his service in the American Revolution came from repeated
applications for a pension by his wife and children. Pension file #18860
Pay vouchers of John Campbell in the NC Archives, Raleigh are #168,
25 Feb. 1780; 3824, 12 August 1783; 4224, 27 Aug 1783; #4369, 27 Aug
1783; and 4123, 16 May 1784.
In her petition for pension in 1837, Euphemia (Campbell) Campbell
stated to the judge (printed as in the original): "that she was married
to John Campbell who was taken of in the servis of these United states
She think in the year 1781 she think was first caried tourming (sic)
town SC and from that to Charls town S.C. she is very weak in body and
mind but she think that he was in the army of the united states nine
months at that time she further declars that she was married to the said
John Campbell sum time in the spring of 1781 that her husband the
afordsaid John Campbell died sum time in the month of January 1821. . ."