1893 - 1997 (104 years)
||Allen, Adelphia Martina |
||22 Nov 1893
||Earlville, Clinton County, New York [1, 2]
||Adelphia Campbell  |
||3 Dec 1997
||Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts [1, 3]
||13 Dec 1997
||Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts 
Riverside Cemetery, Lot 13
||9 Oct 2019 |
||Campbell, Kleber Alexander Jr., 18 Oct 1902, Hopedale, Worcester County, Massachusetts , 23 May 1991, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts (Age 88 years) |
||13 Aug 1926
||Buffalo, Erie County, New York 
||30 Apr 2020 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
Adelphia graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1916; completed Vassar Training Camp for Nurses in 1918; graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing in 1920; and earned a BS degree from Simmons College School of Public Nursing in 1924. She did public health nursing in Boston. She was a volunteer at the American Red Cross blood bank in Grafton. She was a member of the Evangelical Congregational Church in Grafton, the Grafton District Nursing Association, the Grafton Garden Club and the King's Daughters. Her interests included family, rug hooking, knitting, stenciling, sewing and cooking.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA) - December 6, 1997
Deceased Name: ADELPHIA A. CAMPBELL, 104 GRAFTON'S OLDEST RESIDENT
GRAFTON - Adelphia A. (Allen) Campbell, 104, formerly of 46 North St., a public-health nurse for many years, a Red Cross volunteer, and Grafton's oldest living resident, died Wednesday in River Terrace Health Care Center, Lancaster, from complications of pneumonia.
Her husband of 65 years, Kleber A. Campbell Jr., died in 1991. She leaves a son, Kleber A. Campbell III of West Boylston; a daughter, Joan Campbell-Phillips of South Harpswell, Maine; eight grandchildren; and 16 greatgrandchildren. She was born in Earleville, N.Y., daughter of Herbert C. Allen Jr. and Agnes Jeannette (Burdick) Allen, and lived here 70 years before moving to Lancaster last year. She was the oldest living resident of Grafton. She graduated from Lafayette High School, Buffalo, N.Y., in 1912 and Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, in 1916. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing, Cleveland, in 1920 and earned another bachelor's degree from Simmons College School of Public Nursing in Boston. She completed the nurses' training program at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Mrs. Campbell was a registered public health nurse for the City of Boston for many years before she retired. She was then a volunteer for many years at the American Red Cross blood bank in Grafton.
She was a member of the Evangelical Congregational Church, the Grafton District Nursing Association, the Grafton Garden Club and the King's Daughters. Her interests included family, rug hooking, knitting, stenciling, sewing and cooking.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 13 in the Evangelical Congregational Church, 30 Grafton
Common. After cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family in Riverside Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mount Holyoke College, Scholarship Fund, South Hadley 01075; or the Evangelical Congregational Church, 30 Grafton Common, Grafton 01519. Robert C. Roney, 152 Worcester St., North Grafton, is directing arrangements.
Copyright (c) 1997 Worcester Telegram & Gazette Corp.
US Federal Census Data:
1900 - living in Hamilton, Madison, New York with parents, siblings Herbert and Winifred and mother's mother
1910 - living in Buffalo Ward 27, Erie, New York with parents and siblings Herbert and Winifred
1930 - living in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts with husband and son
- [S114] Campbell, Kleber - correspondence.
- [S1211] Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
- [S1211] Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration (Reliability: 2).
Birth: 22 Nov 1893; Death: 03 Dec 1997 - verified