Campbell, Thomas M.

Born: 1809-08-27 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Died: 1870-06-16 Boonville, Missouri

Flourished: Boonville, Missouri

Campbell was the husband of Ann Todd, a cousin of Mary Lincoln. He was the son-in-law of David Todd. He was a early merchant in Boonville, Missouri. In 1850, he was serving as a justice of the peace and owned real estate valued at $2,000. In 1860, he was employed as a scrivener. In 1861, he became postmaster of Boonville, a position he held until 1865.

Gravestone, Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, MO; Abraham Lincoln to Joshua F. Speed; Waldo W. Braden, "Mary Todd Lincoln's Missouri Relatives," Lincoln Herald 93 (Summer 1991), 47-48; W. F. Johnson, History of Cooper County Missouri (Topeka, KS and Cleveland, OH: Historical Publishing, 1919), 220; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Boonville, Cooper County, MO, 72; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Boonville, Cooper County, MO, 15; Michael Burlingame, Abraham Lincoln: A Life (Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008), 2:268; The National Almanac and Annual Register for the Year 1863 (Philadelphia, PA: George W. Childs, 1863), 189; Register of Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth September, 1861 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1862), *275.