CAMPBELL, CARL aka GUSTAF [SSNE 2013]
- CAMPBELL, CAMMEL, CHAMMEL
- First name
- CARL aka GUSTAF
- Social status
Gustaf Campbell was the son of James Campbell, farmer in Alseda and Åby farm. He was also the grandson of the Scot, Major Carl Campbell [SSNE 2016]. Gustaf, who sometimes wrote his name as Carl, served as as an ensign in the Kalmar garrison before transferring to Karl Gustav Skytte's recruited dragoon regiment. He eventually received promotion to the rank of captain in the Kalmar regiment and died around 1684. Campbell married Christina Gyllensparre.
Source: Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1677/7,F.534; 1678/ 12,3; 1680/4; G. Indebetou, 'De svenska grenarna af skottska ätterna Campbell, in Person Historisk Tidskrift, vol. 10, 1908, pp.109-128.
- SWEDEN, SKYTTE'S DRAGOONS, KALMAR REGIMENT
- Arrived 1677-01-01, as ENSIGN
- Departed 1684-12-31, as CAPTAIN
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY