Thursday, June 23, 2016

Ewen And Bridget's Son, Malcolm Cameron

My 2nd great grand uncle, Malcolm Cameron (and family):

Name Malcolm Cameron
Age (Expanded) 25 years
Birth Year 1847
Birthplace Ontario
Spouse's Name Emily Brown
Spouse's Age (Expanded) 17 years
Spouse's Birth Year 1855
Spouse's Birthplace Ontario
Event Place Port Huron, St Clair, Michigan


Canada Census, 1891
Name: Malcolm Cameron [Indexed as Melcolm]
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Birth Year (Estimated): 1847
Birthplace: Ontario
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Methodist
Province: Ontario
District: Bothwell
District Number: 47
Sub-District: Wallaceburg
Affiliate Film Number: 30953_148127

Malcolm's mother (who died in 1894) was NOT living with Malcolm according to the 1891 census. Which child, if any, was she living with?

In 1900, Malcolm Cameron and his family were living in Lorain County, Ohio (with ties still in Canada, since they were enumerated there in the 1901 census):

Census 1900
Black River Township Lorain City Ward 2, Lorain, Ohio, United States
George Dunstan Head M 49 England
Elizabeth Dunstan Wife F 49 England
Edwin Dunstan Son M 20 England
Eunice M Dunstan Daughter F 18 England
Thomas W Dunstan Son M 14 England
Virtue N Dunstan Daughter F 10 Ohio
Malcolm Cameron Boarder M 53 Canada (Eng)
Emily Cameron Boarder F 45 Canada (Eng)
Wilford H Cameron Boarder M 22 Canada (Eng)
Ralph C Cameron Boarder M 7 Canada (Eng)
Elmer J Kinney Boarder M 36 Ohio
John H Wholley Boarder M 35 Ohio

Source: FamilySearch - Sign In To View Record

Name Malcolm Cameran
Event Date 10 May 1929
Birth Date 30 Jun 1845
Birthplace Tupperville, Ontario, Can.
Cemetery Elmwood Cem.
Father's Name Hugh Cameran
Spouse's Name Emily Cameran
[His father's name (Hugh, or Ewen in Scotland),  was known even though he died in 1863, but the name of his mother, Bridget (Higgins) Cameron, who died in 1894, was not known to the informant (his son who was born in 1880)]

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Archibald Cameron, C-73

Upper Canada Land Books : C-10813

Archibald Cameron
Land Book C
Page 73


14 June 1797
Archibald Cameron, praying for his military lands..a town lot in York

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Cameron Elliot Graham

Margaret Lyall Cameron, the daughter of Duncan Henry Cameron and Annie Emily Cameron, married William Darcus Graham.  Their two children were Margaret and Cameron Elliot Graham.  Annie Graham, (her late) daughter Margaret, and Margaret's Graham children were mentioned in John E. Cameron's estate.

Cameron was born in Alberta and died in Texas.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Ensign Robert Fulton Cameron

The Gentleman's Magazine (London, England), Volume 170 (published in 1841):


[1841] June 14.  At Moulmein, aged 22, Ensign Robert Fulton Cameron, H. M. 62nd regt.

Friday, June 10, 2016

William G. Cameron's Probate In Antrim


Michigan Probate Records, 1797-1973  Antrim Probate case files 1893-1894 no 290-334 [334]:

File 334
Died: 24 March 1893

Adele E. Cameron, widow, age 51, Torch Lake, Michigan
Archibold (or Archibald) Cameron, brother, age 52, Torch Lake, Michigan
James Cameron, brother, 48, Torch Lake, "
John Cameron, brother, 45, Torch Lake, Michigan
Mary Reed, sister, 40, Duluth, Minnesota
Archibald Cameron, nephew, 31, Traverse City, child of Alexander Cameron, brother, deceased
Alexander Cameron, ", 28, Torch Lake,  "   "  "
Mary Moffatt, niece, 25, Traverse City, " " "
William G. Cameron, nephew, 20, Traverse City, "   "
Jessie June Campbell, niece, 5, Chicago, Ill., daughter of Agnes Campbell, a sister, deceased

Milton, Antrim, Michigan, United States
Wm G Cameron Self M 30 Canada
John Cameron  Brother M 32 Canada
Mary Cameron Sister F 26 Canada
Jessie Cameron Sister F 22 Canada
Agnes Cameron Mother F 62 Scotland
John Liddell Uncle M 56 Scotland
Henry Quigley  Other M 17 Michigan
Archibald Cameron  Father M 75 Scotland

An obituary of another sister here.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Married To One Of The Twelve Daughters

The Celtic magazine, Volume 6:

Sir Alexander MacDonald, Fourteenth Baron and Seventh Baronet of Sleat....

Being married to one of the twelve daughters of Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel, he would be in a position to secure great influence in his own favour and that of the family for the other eleven were married respectively to Alexander Drummond, of Bathaldies; Allan Maclean, of Ardgour; Grant of Glenmoriston; Allan Cameron of Glendessary; Macpherson of Cluny; Archibald Cameron of Dungallan; Peter Campbell of Barcaldine; John Campbell of Achallader; Robert Barclay of Urie; Macgregor of Bochady; and Macdonald of Morar, while her eldest brother, Sir John Cameron, was married to a daughter of Sir Duncan Campbell of Lochnell.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Nancy (Agnes) Cameron's Probate

Michigan Probate Records, 1797-1973  Oakland Probate calendar 1822-1870:

Cameron, Nancy 1846
Image 510 prob. index
Of Southfield
Mother of Mary, John and Agnes Cameron
13 May 1862
(Not complete list)

Agnes Cameron, minor

Southfield, Oakland, Michigan, United States
Ann Cameron  F  42  Ireland   Widow
May Cameron F 12 Pennsylvania
John A Cameron M 11 Pennsylvania
Agnes Cameron F 8 Pennsylvania

Census  1850
Kensington, ward 4, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Samuel Cameron M 35 Ireland
Ann Cameron F 35 Ireland
Mary Cameron F 3 Pennsylvania
John A Cameron M 0 Pennsylvania
Robert Mucathrin M 35 Ireland
John Black M 19 Ireland
Mathew Glenn M 17 Ireland
Rebecka Barkad F 8 Pennsylvania

Name John A Cameron
Event Date 01 Jul 1927
Grayling, Crawford, Michigan, United States
Birth Date 01 Sep 1850
Birthplace Philadelphia
Father's Name Samuel Cameron
Mother's Name Agnes Mckinney