Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jas. D. Cameron's Sister, Elizabeth Spooner

Records from the Library and Archives of Canada include Veterans Death Cards: First World War and the microfilm where they can be found.  When Veterans Affairs was notified of the death of a First World War veteran, a death card was created... .

Jas. D. Cameron
Date of Death: 20 July 1960
Died: Vancouver, B.C.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Elizabeth Spooner, sister
1287 Dominion Street, Winnipeg. Man.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Mary Anne (Cameron) Gunn

As seen in the message board, CAN-NS-OBITS-L Archives:

[Partial] OBIT ... - 1936

There passed away on July 3, 1936, at East River St. Mary's, one of the most respected and beloved citizens in the person of Mrs. Mary Anne Gunn, widow of the late James Gunn, at the age of 67 years. She was the daughter of "Squire" Angus Cameron of Newtown, and lived all her years in this valley.

She is survived by one son, Chester, in whose family she lived and who tenderly cared for her in her illness, also three brothers, Dave of Newtown; Rev. A. G. Cameron of Sylvania, PA; Rev. A. H. Cameron of Pasadena and two sisters, Mrs. [Sarah Margaret] Waterbury and Jean of Detroit.

Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949
Name: James Gunn
Birth Date: 1845
Birthplace: E. Riv. St. Marys
Spouse's Name: Mary Ann Cameron
Spouse's Birth Date: 1858
Spouse's Birthplace: E. Riv. St. Marys
Event Date: 21 Nov 1878
Event Place: E. Riv. St. Marys, Pictou, Nova Scotia
Father's Name: Angus
Mother's Name: Mary
Spouse's Father's Name: Angus
Spouse's Mother's Name: Cath.

The family as they were enumerated in the 1901 Census of Canada:
Subdistrict: Garden of Eden, PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA
District Number: 38
Subdistrict Number: n

1911 Census of Canada
Nova Scotia / Pictou / 13 East River St. Marys poll district / page 1

Gunn James M Head M Aug 1846 64
Gunn Mary F Wife M Jul 1859 51
Gunn Chester M Son S Jan 1883 28
Gunn Frannis ? F Daughter S May 1889 21
Gunn Leena M F Daughter S Jul 1901 9

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Daniel Cameron Of Akron, Ohio

Necrology is a database at the Cleveland Public Library:

Id#: 0047274
Name: Cameron, Daniel
Date: July 20, 1920
Source: Source unknown;  Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #012.
Notes: Cameron-Daniel, beloved husband of Louise and father of Mrs. Herbert B. [Clara] Briggs of Cleveland and W. E. Cameron of Marion, O., at residence 205 South College street, Akron, O., July 19, aged 74 years. [Son of Daniel Cameron and Margaret Brown]
At FindAGrave

Id#: 0047324
Name: Cameron, Melissa F.
Date: March 19, 1923
Source: Source unknown;  Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #012.
Notes: Cameron-Melissa F., [died] at home of her daughter, Mrs. Herbert B. Briggs, 10016 Wilbur avenue, Monday, March 19. Funeral at Akron, O.
At FindAGrave

Thursday, July 17, 2014

George Dallas Cameron

The Necrology File at the Cleveland [Ohio] Public Library held the following:

Id#: 0047295
Name: Cameron, George Dallas
Date: Jul 17 1940
Source: Source unknown;  Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #012.
Notes: Cameron: George Dallas, age 76, died at Lakeside Hospital July 15. He was the husband of the late Bessie Durand Cameron and father of Winifred, Mrs. William H., Dickey and James A. Cameron. Funeral services will be held in London, Ont., Wednesday.

United States Census, 1940
Cleveland Heights City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head George Cameron M 75 Canada
daughter Winifred Cameron F 47 Canada
lodger Jane C Gender F 71 Ohio

Monday, July 14, 2014


Below are some of the Cameron biographies listed in Modern English Biography: A-H By Frederic Boase:

Thursday, July 10, 2014

A. Cameron Married Appolonia Kimball


A. Cameron, age 28 years, of Canada West
Appolonia Kimball, age 17 years, of Canada West
St. Clair County, Michigan
Recorded: 10 July 1862
Date Married: 25 December 1861
James Ellwood, of Canada West, Witness
John Kelein, of Canada West, Witness
D. Lester, Justice of the Peace

This extract has A. Cameron listed as Alex Cameron.