Tag Archives: John Campbell

Scottish Migrants to Argentina

It is surprising that so little is written about one of the earliest migrant groups to Argentina especially as many of their descendants became important contributors to the development of the country. In 1825, a group of Scottish migrants sailed … Continue reading

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Blind Alley in the search for John Campbell (2)

Through an internet forum, I had been put in touch with a Campbell from the Strachur line of Campbell’s who had links to Argentina. He had taken it upon himself to maintain a large database of the Strachur Campbells which … Continue reading

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Blind alley in the search for John Campbell (1)

In Burkes Landed Gentry I spotted an entry for Isabel because of her marriage to Ian Greig. It listed her father as Col. Campbell. Had one of my John Campbell’s been in the army prior to becoming a rancher in … Continue reading

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Three John Campbells

The random name I had plucked from the Bona Vacantia list of unclaimed estates was that of a lady who had died in 1995. A quick internet search informed me that she had been born in Argentina and her wedding … Continue reading

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