Fourth Generation.

Andrew McCampbell (youngest son of Samuel McCampbell and Martha Cooper), brought by his father from Rockbridge County Virgina, to Shelby County, Kentucky, moved to Clark County, Indiana, m. Hannah Homes, a North Carolina woman. Their children:

1. John H., m. July 12, 1838, Sarah H. Grisamore.
2. Jane, m. Thomas Henderson.
3. Samuel, m. Margaret Elliott.
4. Mary, m. _____ Gamble.
5. Harriett, m. _____ Weatherford.
6. Martha, m. Wesley Watson.
7. Amanda, died unmarried.
8. Joseph Knight, m. Fanny Steele.

Fifth Generation.

Jane McCampbell (daughter of Andrew and Hannah Homes), m. Thomas Henderson, both born in Kentucky. Two children:

1. Samantha, b. 1834, m. Judge Charles Pinkney Ferguson.
2. William Henry Henderson. My informant does not state who he married, but gives their children--
Marietta and

Samantha, m. November 2, 1851, Judge Charles Pinkney Ferguson, of Jeffersonville, Ind. Their children:

Nellie and Frank died in childhood.
Mary (or Mamie), m. _____ Johnston and lives in Jeffersonville.

Third Generation.

James McCampbell, b. 1750, in Ireland (son of James McCampbell and Mary Shannon), m. December 22, 1774, Martha Anderson (daughter of Isaac Anderson, of Virginia). This James was ensign state militia during the Revolution. Children:

John, died in infancy;
John II, D. D., of Dandridge, East Tenn.;
Samuel Shannon;
Mary, died in infancy;
Mary II, died in infancy;
Mary III;
Margaret. This family moved to Tennessee.

Third Generation.

Nancy McCampbell, b. April 17, 1757, in Augusta County, Virginia (daughter of James McCampbell and Mary Shannon), m. April 6, 1779, William Anderson (son of Isaac Anderson II and Margaret Evens). Children:

Isaac, b. _____, m. Flora McCampbell (dau. of John);
James, b. _____, m. first, Nancy Haven, m. second, Hetty Jarmegan.
Samuel, m. Betsy Burris.
William E., lawyer and judge, m. Flora McCampbell.
Andrew died in infancy.
Robert, lawyer and judge, m. Catharine McCampbell (dan. of John). Children:
Mary, died in infancy;
Mary II, m. William A. McCampbell; Mary died and he m. second, Sallie Caldwell.
Margaret, m. Bennet McCampbell (son of John McCampbell).

"Isaac was licensed to preach the Gospel by the Presbytery of Union, April 8, 1802, and married Flora McCampbell. He established Maryville College, Tennessee. Was a grand man, educated, clothed, fed and sent out into the world 27 ministers-- Indians (I am told)."

All of this family moved to Tennessee. Recorded at court house, Shelbyville, KY.; William Anderson m. May 13, 1817, Flora McCampbell, and I think one of the above, probably dau. of Andrew McCampbell, who married Mary Anderson.


Third Generation.

Elizabeth Logan, b. January 10, 1775, daughter of James and Hannah (Irvine) Logan, m. September 1, 1801, James Allen, son of James Allen and Frances Erwin, his wife. She a daughter of Francis Erwin and Jene Curry. Francis Erwin was son of Edward Erwin, Sr., and Frances, his wife.

Fourth Generation.


Lavinia Allen, b. October 25, 1802, m. E. Fullenwider, died July 30, 1879.
Melinda, bibecexnber 18, 1803, died April 17, 1804.
Narcissa Montague, b. May 17, 1805, m. Isaac Rice.*
Hannah Logan, b. December 19, 1806, m. first, Rev. Crawford; m. second, Rev. Samuel Taylor, died February 11, 1895.
John Newton, b. March 8, 1808, died December 30, 1835.
Dr. James Logan, b. October 9,1809, died September 29, 1858.
Joseph and Jane, twins, b. July 11, 1811, Joseph died July 21, 1817, Jane died August 1, 1817.
William Graham, b. June 1, 1813, died October 27, 1868.
Archibald Cameron, b. March 4, 1815, died August 28, 1883.
Robert Welsh, b. March 25, 1817, died July 29, 1882.

Four of these brothers -- John Newton Allen, William Graham Allen, Archibald Cameron Allen, and Robert Welsh Allen -- were distinguished Presbyterian ministers. Some of the descendants of Elizabeth Logan and James Allen live at Crawfordsville, Bloomington, Hanover, Parke County, Ind., and

* See page 65.


Jacksonville, Ill. A son of Lavinia Fullenwider, Chalmers, lives at Crawfordsville. Charles Rice, a grandson of Narcissa (Allen) Rice, and son of James Rice, also lives in Crawfordsville.

Fifth Generation.

Children of Narcissa Montague Allen and Isaac Rice, her husband:

1. Harrison.
2. Elizabeth Jane m. her cousin, Isaac Anderson Rice, four children:
(a) Felicia Narcissa, b. Aug. 10, 1848.
(b) Henry Clay, died in infancy.
(c) Mary Miriam, b. Nov. 19, 1852, m. Rev. Charles Little, died 1874.
(d) Margaret Rebecca, b. May 9, 1856.
3. James Martin.
4. William Harvey.
5. Thomas Newton.
6. Margaret Anna.
7. Archibald Alexander.
8. John Thompson.

Sixth Generation.

Felicia Narcissa Rice (daughter of Narcissa M. Allen and Isaac Rice), m. July 17, 1872, Rev. Jeremiah M. Oldfather, who was a missionary to Persia 18 years. Came back to Hanover, Ind., 1890, to educate their children. Died, May 8, 1910. Their children:

1. Jerry Jr., b. Jan. 19, 1874, died Oct. 6, 1878, buried at Urumia, Persia.
2. Annie Miriam, b. Oct. 23, 1875, m. Rev. Charles Ryan Adams, July 31, 1901. He is pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Champaign, Ill. They have four children:
(a) John Maxwell, b. Nov. 19, 1902.
(b) Helen Miriam, b. Mar. 20, 1906.
(c) Philip Rice, b.Nov. 19, 1909.
(d) Dorotha, b. June 18, 1911.
3. Helen Sidwell, b. Apr. 4, 1878, m. Rev. August Karl RichardsonReischauer,1 July 17, 1905. Missionaries Presbyterian Board, Tokio, Japan. Three children:
(a) Robert Karl, b. May 14, 1907.
(b) Edwin Oldfather, b. Oct. 15, 1910.
(c) Pelicia Miriam, b. Nov. 29, 1914.
4. William Abbott Oldfather, b. Oct. 23, 1880, m. 1902, Agnes Gibony. He is Professor of Classics in the University of Urbana, Ill. They have two children:
(a) Margaret, b. Mar. 21, 1904.
(b) Helen, b. Dec. 30, 1906, Munich, Germany.
5. Charles Harvey Oldfather, b. June 13, 1887, Tabriz, Persia. He is now Professor in Greek and Church History, Hanover, Ind., m. Sept. 7, 1914, Margaret McLelland.
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"The Waveland Academy was located at Waveland, Montgomery County, Ind. It was incorporated Jan. 16, 1849, by William Graham Allen,* John Milligan, David Wills, James McCampbell, Harvey A. Adams, J. C. Eastman, Robert W. Allen,* Charles Thompson, Samuel N. Evans, Abraham Geltner, D. Fullenwider, Samuel D. Vance, Samuel Maxwell and Isaac Rice, Jr."* --Indiana Magazine of History.

Third Generation.

Alexander Logan, born Mar. 12, 1771 (son of James Logan and Hannah Irvine), m. Jane McCampbell, Sept. 13, 1796 (a daughter of Samuel McCampbell and Martha Cooper). Children were:

1. Mary (or Polly), b. June 23, 1797, lived a long and useful life unmarried. Died in Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana.
2. Cyntha Logan, b. Nov. 15, 1798, married Robert Buchanan in Shelby County, Kentucky, and moved to Park County, md., near Rockville or Judson. They had the following children:
James, died young;
Alexander, he has a son some where in the South;
George, m. a Miss Mann, died, and left two daughters,
Mary and
Josephine. Their address is 823 James Building, Chattanooga, Tenn.;
Thomas left two daughters, Olive and Mary. Olive is employed at an orphans' home at Knightstown, md., and Mary is a teacher at Martinsville, Ind. Their father was a brilliant young man. Graduated at Waveland, Ind. He went into the army in 1862, came home and died soon after, leaving a wife and two children;
Jane died, aged 25;
Miriam married _____ and lives in Illinois. If living, she is the only one surviving.
3. Rev. James Hervey, b. Dec. 6, 1799, was a Presbyterian minister. Graduated at Princeton, N. J. He married in Sept., 1834, Mary Venable (daughter of James Venable), who was for years ruling elder of the Mulberry Presbyterian Church, Scott County, Kentucky. James Hervey Logan at the time of his marriage was pastor of the Bethel Church in Scott county, Kentucky, where he remained 17 years, when bad health caused him to retire to a farm near Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky, where he died January 1st, 1856. They were the parents of eight children:
I. Rev. James Venable Logan, D. D., LL. D., the accomplished and scholarly President of Central University, Richmond, Ky.

* See page 83.

Born in Scott County, Kentucky, July 11, 1835. m. Mattie McBrayer. The following are their children:
1. Rev. Sandford M., m. Adelia Saufley of Sanford, Kentucky. He is a Presbyterian minister now stationed at Midway, Ky. The following are their children:
Lewis and
2. Mary, m. Samuel Sanderson. One child:
3. Lillian, m. Frank Keen. One child:
Miriam Logan.
4. Susan, m. Thompson Burnum. Seven children:
Sandford Mc.,
Curtis and
Lillian. They live in Richmond, Ky., and he owns a fine farm on Silver Creek, Madison County.
5. James Venable, m. Jessie Taylor. Two children:
Elizabeth and
James Venable.
II. Elizabeth Lee Logan, m. Rev. L. L. Wood. One child, died in infancy. Both are dead.
III. Mary Frances Logan.
IV. Martha Venable Logan, m. Rev. Robert Andrew Irvin of Fayette County, Ky. He was a son of Robert H. Irvin. See Abram Irvin, in additional sketches. They have two sons,
Rev. James Logan Irvin, 2366 Morgan Street, Tampa, Fla., and
Dr. Robert A. Irvin, Clay City, Ky.
V. Sarah Ann Logan.
VI. Margaret Ann Logan.
VII. Joseph Alexander Logan, m. Margaret Ann Crockett. They live near Christiansburg, Shelby County, Ky. They have five children:
1. Lucy, m. W. K. Massy, two children:
William K. Jr., and
Margaret Logan.
2. Mary Edna.
3. Josephine Imogene.
4. Robert Crockett, and
5. Shelby Venable.
VIII. Agnetta Logan. Frances, Sally and Nettie live at 1123 West Main St., Shelbyville, Ky. Nettie has been an invalid a number of years from rheumatism. She took much interest when able, writing a history of our family, and to her I owe much for the help she gave me.
4. Samuel W. Logan, b. Feb. 18, 1802, m. Mary McMurtry and settled in Parke County, Indiana, about 1838. Children:
(1) William;
(2) John Sharp lives in California;
(3) Joseph Lee, a lawyer, lives in Cincinnati, O. His daughter, Cora Lee, has spent much time tracing and writing family history.
(4) James Hervey Logan, Oakland, Cal. *
(5) Mary
(6) Priscilla
5. Amzi Logan, b. Aug. 26, 1803, m. Jane Allenia daughter of Benjamin Allen, of Shelby County, Kentucky, and she was a niece of James Allen, who married his aunt, Elizabeth Logan). They located in Parke County, Indiana, in 1838. In 1845, moved to Clinton County, Indiana, where he died in 1846. His widow lived till 1877. Two children: Newton A. and Benjamin A.
(1) Newton A. Logan m. Susan G. White and lived in Michigantown, Clinton County. His wife died, July 12, 1914. They had the following children:
(a) Mary, died in infancy;
(b) Anna lives in Contra Costa County, California, unmarried, is a successful teacher in the Oakland schools, across the bay from San Francisco, Cal.;
(c) James A. married Ora Roush. Have one daughter,
(d) William V. was a cadet in the military school at Annapolis, and died in the Philippines;
(e) Harry died young;
(f) Sallie died in girlhood;
(g) Charles P. married Bertha Fisher and lives in Frankfort, Ind. No children;
(h) Fred C. married Mattie _____ and lives in Los Angeles, Cal.;
(i) Ruth, married Onion Miller, lives in North Dakota. Four children:
Leonard and
(j) Arthur lives in Michigantown, Ind., unmarried.
(2) Benjamine (second son of Amzie and Jane Allen) married Kate Lodd in Iowa. Had four children:
Milton and
6. Asenith, b. June 17, 1805. Lived a long life unmarried.
7. Addison, b. March 6, 1807, married Catharine Hope in Ken- tucky, and moved to Parke County, Indiana. Later moved to Scotland County, near Memphis, Missouri. Both were living in 1888.
8. Philander, b. Dec. 23, 1809, married his first cousin, Mary McCampbell (daughter of Samuel McCampbell, Jr.) in Shelby County, Kentucky, and had three sons:
(1) Samuel Alexander, married his first cousin, Ann Eliza Logan;
(2) Jamse Wilford, died young;
(3) William Reynolds, married Alice Graves, of Audrian County, Mo. One son, William. He has a position in a bank at Mexico, Audrian County, Mo. He married a second time, Eliza Eubank, in Lincoln County, Mo.
Uncle Philander was

* James Hervey Logan at one time Judge of Santa Cruz County, Cal. He propagated the famous Loganberry.

a true and tried Christian. I have been at his home many times and I never saw him angry. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Always had family worship. He died, Dec. 13, 1862. They had the following children:
(1) Mary Jane, died in infancy;
(2) Laura Virginia, married William Peters;
(3) Henryette Bell, married Decatur Jaycox. They had three children:
(a) Floyd Logan,
(b) Jimmie Austin and
(c) Decatur, Jr.
She married second, John Mitchell;
(4) Mary Augusta, died young;
(5) Callie Nevada married Robert Craig. Three children:
(a) Willie,
(b) Minnie, and
(c) Harry.
9. Eliza, b. Jan. 8, 1811, died Oct. 11, 1841, unmarried.
10. Milton, b. Mar. 29, 1813, died, aged 4 months.
11. Robert Reynolds, b. July 20, 1814. (See below.*)
12. Julia L. and a twin sister b. June 22, 1813. [1816?] Twin sister died July 8, 1816, and Julia L. died Aug. 1, 1817.
13. Sarah Jane, b. Dec. 6, 1819, died Sept. 23, 1822.
14. Martha Ann, b. May 29, 1822, married _____ Hall, and lived at Alton, Ill.

Jane Logan died Aug. 14, 1846, and Alexander Logan died Sept. 26, 1847. Both are buried in the cemetery at Shelbyville, Ky.

*Robert Reynolds Logan married first, Sarah Margaret Rusk, in Scott County, Kentucky, they had two children:

1. Ann Eliza, b. Nov. 14, 1840, in Shelby County, Kentucky. She attended college two years at Bloomington indiana. Was married Feb. 12, 1857, to Samuel A Logan (son of Philander Logan). They had two children:
1. Mary died, aged 13.
2. Elizabeth married _____ Scott and had eight children [I count seven!]:
Oliver G.,
Lew Ella,
Samuel Lee,
Katie Bell,
Ruby May.
Ann Eliza married second, William Dryden, and moved to Grayson County, Texas, where she still resides. Their children were:
1. Nellie May, m. William Gardiner.
2. William Edwin.
3. Harry, the oldest son, lives in San Antonio, Texas.
4. Robert Clark.
5. Benton.
6. Logan S.
2. Martha Jane, b. Oct. 18, 1842, in Shelby county, Ky., married James William Reid, Nov. 21, 1863. He was born in Spencer county, Kentucky, Sep. 1, 1827. Their children:
1. Susie A., b. Jan. 22, 1865. Susie A. Reid married Chester A. Binkley.
2. Margaret M., b. Apr. 22, 1866, d. Sept. 21, 1884.
3. Annie L., b. Dec. 1, 1867, died May 6, 1868.
4. Mary Jane, b. June 18, 1870.
5. Celesta, b. July 8, 1872, died May 6, 1895.
6. Luther S., b. Aug. 21, 1874.
7. Robert A., b. Dec. 12, 1876, died Aug. 21, 1898.
8. missing!
9. Infant, b. Feb. 6,1881.
10. Chester H., b. May 17, 1883.

Susie A. Reid, m. Charles A. Binkley; their children were:
Charles A., born June 13, 1884, died March 21. 1905.
William, b. Oct. 27, 1886, d. Feb. 20, 1889.
Gracie S., b. June 9, 1889, m. Andrew Morrow.
Jessie C., b. Feb. 27, 1892.
James W., b. Sept. 25, 1895, d. Nov. 5, 1897.
Mary V., b. Oct. 1898.
Leola P., b. Apr. 22, 1905.
Celesta Reid m. Joel Funk. Their children were:
Nellie May, b. Oct. 18, 1889, married J. N. Simmons.
Mary Alma, b. July 22, 1891, died Feb. 7,1894.
Josie Evaline, b. Jan. 31, 1894.
Infant, b. May 4, 1895.
Mary Jane Reid, m. Joseph S. Funk. Their children were:
Cecil M., b. Apr. 14, 1897.
Ora Etta, b. Oct. 15, 1898.
Gail Reid, b. Nov. 15, 1902.
Lewis Alton, b. June 10, 1905.
Edith L., b. Dec. 1, 1907.
Joseph Clayton, b. Aug. 17, 1910.
Luther S. Reid, married, first, Jessie Forister; one child, Albert; 2d, Florence Newbill.
Chester H. married Emma Payne.

1 The correction to this family's surname was provided by a visitor to our site whose message was of such interest that I am reproducing it in its entirety below:
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2004

Dear Mr. Carey,

Thank you for posting the "IDL" which has helped me fill in some gaps in my research. To my knowledge, I am not related to your family, although my ancestors also came from Rockbridge Co., Virginia, so who knows? My interest comes because I am a research assistant in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Ohio, and I am helping Dr. John Howard with a biography of Dr. Allen Oldfather Whipple. You may recogize Dr. Whipple's middle name, which was given in honor of his father's friend and fellow missionary in Persia, Rev. Jeremiah Oldfather, who married Felicia Narcissa Rice. Like Felicia, Dr. Whipple was also a descendant of the Allens of Virginia and of Shelby Co., KY, being the grandson of Rev. William Youel Allen.

I am writing to inform you of a correction that should be noted in the IDL. On page 64, in the list of the children of Felicia and Jeremiah Oldfather, it is stated that their third child, Helen Sidwell, married Rev. August Karl "Richardson." Helen's husband's surname was actually *Reischauer*. Possibly this name was not readable in the original records. This correction is especially important because August and Helen's son, Edwin O. Reischauer, had a distinguished career as a diplomat and scholar, and was the U.S. ambassador to Japan from 1961-1966. I have appended Britannica Online's article2 about him to this e-mail. Ambassador Reischauer's daughter, Mrs. Ann Heinemann, has been very helpful to Dr. Howard in his research on the missionary families of Urumiah, Persia.

I would be happy to share additional information on this branch of the family if you are interested in adding it to your web site.

Sincerely yours,

Barbara Padgett, M.A.
Division of Surgical Research
Department of Surgery
Medical College of Ohio
3065 Arlington Avenue
Toledo, OH 43614
E-mail: bpadgett@mco.edu
2"Edwin O. Reischauer" at Encyclopędia Britannica: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Edwin-O-Reischauer. Wikipedia provides another good biography. Another biography was formerly available at the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies site. Ambassador Reischauer is my seventh cousin!
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