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Grandmother (by Elizabeth Grayson)
Marriage with Mr. Campbell
A few years later, Mr. Campbell died and she became a widow.
Mrs. Campbell's child and their spouse died and left their daughter to Mrs. Campbell.
Mrs. Campbell brought her granddaughter up. She married Pierce Grayson, Yankee, and died after she gave birth to her daughter, Elizabeth. Pierce left Canada at once to take charge of a branch of his firm's business in Paris and sent the baby to old Mrs. Campbell.
Mrs. Campbell was a crotchety old lady, not pleasant nor pleasing. All things changed when Anne Shirley moved at Windy Poplars and became principal at Summerside High School. She let Elizabeth to went with Anne for a walk, borrowed her Memoirs and allowed Elizabeth to sing at a concert/program and visit Green Gables and Flying Cloud. Mrs. Campbell expressed little sorrow when Elizabeth departed with her father, Pierce.
- "She has a fine, sculptured old face that might have been a man's, with black eyes and black bushy brows under frosty hair. She has not quite eschewed all vain adornment of the body, for she wore large black onyx earrings that reached to her shoulders. "
- —Anne of Windy Poplars, Chapter 7, Second Year
Behind the scenes
- Margaret Harris, the character in Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (1987), is based on Mrs. Campbell.