FAYETTE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. Benjamin CAMPBELL, was from the famed highlands of Scotland, a silversmith by trade, who came to Uniontown in 1780.A clock made by himself over a hundred years ago was in his grandson's law office. Did this Benjamin CAMPBELL marry Mary ADAIR ?
His son, Dr Hugh CAMPBELL was born at Uniontown, May 1, 1795,and was educated at Jefferson College, Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania, afterwards read medicine and was graduated from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1818.From 1815 to 1840 he was located at Uniontown in the practice of medicine and was one of the leading physicians of Fayette county. The maiden name of Dr Hugh CAMPBELL's wife was Rachel LYON, a native of Baltimore, a daughter of Samuel LYON, born at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and the latter's father came to this country from Ireland. Dr. Hugh CAMPBELLwas a fine scholar, a good linguist; ordained elder of the Presbyterian church at Uniontown, and was until his death regarded as one of the pillars of that church. His son, Judge EDWARD CAMPBELL, a leading lawyer of Western Pennsylvania, born at Uniontown July 24, 1838, was a law student of Judge Nathaniel Ewing, and admitted to the Fayette county bar September 5, 1859.He received his education at John LYON's Academy and Madison College at Uniontown.