Site of old Houston Castle in Scotland

Site of old Houston Castle in Scotland
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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Edmund Napolean Camp b. May 30, 1851 in Coweta County, GA

Following are notes about Edmund N. Camp, b. May 30, 1851 in Coweta County, GA and married Texas Orlean Rollins, b. Jan. 21, 1851 in Heard County, GA

EDMOND N. CAMP, a leading fruit grower of this region, is a grandson of
Abner and Mary (Reynolds) Camp, the former a soldier in the war of 1812,
who about 1825 brought his family from North Carolina to Coweta county,
Ga., among them his three-year-old son, Abner, Jr. The latter was reared
on the farm, and in time married Miss Nancy Holland, whose parents,
Abraham and Nancy (Underwood) Holland were of South Carolinian birth, her
father also having served in the war of 1812. Edmond N., the son of Abner
and Nancy, was born in this county in 1851, and received such education
as was to be obtained in the country schools. In 1872 he married Miss
Orlean Rollins, who was born in Heard county in 1851, and is the
daughter of James and Elizabeth (Houston) Rollins. They have ten
children: James, Andrew, Fred, Wayman, Hugh, Pauline, Lee, Frank,
Victoria and Ralph. The parents are both members of the Methodist
Episcopal church. When on reaching manhood Mr. Camp started in life
for himself he worked for some years as a mechanic at the carpenter's
trade, at wagon making, etc. But he seemed to have a natural fondness
for horticulture, and in 1886 he devoted himself wholly to this, with
an enthusiasm which could not fail of success. He is recognized
throughout this region as the largest and most successful fruit
grower in the state. He now has fifty acres of fine grapes and
thirty of peaches, several devoted to pears and strawberries, has
five acres of quinces and a number in apples. He may well regard
with pride his achievements.

Transcribed from MEMOIRS OF GEORGIA published by the Southern Historical Association, 1895.

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