Friday, August 26, 2016

A Cameron Tutor

The Celtic Monthly: A Magazine for Highlanders, Volume 16:

"Ewan Machlachlan...was born in 1775...Lochaber where his ancestors, who originally came from Morven, were for several generations. His great grandfather was 'Domhnull Ban Bard,' probably a Cameron... ."

"Ewan Maclachlan's father...acted as tutor successively in the family of Cameron of Camisky, in that of Cameron of Clunes, and in that of Macmillan of Glenshean."

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Camerons In York County

Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994  York Orphans' Court docket...:

Book I

June 1808

...Court appoint *Robert Cameron Guardian of...Margaret Cameron, aged 10, Anne Cameron, age 8, and Jennet Cameron, age 6...minor children of Daniel Cameron.... *This Robert Cameron?

Also see in Book I, Cameron, Daniel Page 499 [Image 267]

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Huron County File #82

Michigan Probate Records, 1797-1973  Huron Estate files 1871-1874...:

File #82
Alpha Index and first page of file both indicate Duncan Cameron


The rest of the file indicated that the deceased was Donald Cameron

Widow was Sarah Cameron 
Departed this life on 16 August 1871
Township of Sheridan
Huron County
John McIntyre, Witness

Donald and Sarah Cameron memorials at FindAGrave.

Name Donald Cameron
Gender Male
Death Date 17 Apr 1871 [Sic?]
Death Place Sheridan, Huron, Michigan
Age 56
Birth Date 1815
Birthplace Scotland
Occupation Farmer
Marital Status Married
Father's Name Dominic Cameron
Mother's Name Flora Cameron

This file identified the parents as Dominic Cameron and Flora McKinnon.

Possibly this family found in the 1851 Canadian Census and here in 1861.

Census Year: 1851
Item Number: 214550
Surname: Cameron
Given Name(s): Donald
Age: 38
Province: Canada West (Ontario)
District Name: Middlesex (county)
Sub-District Name: Ekfrid

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Another Cameron In Hamilton County, Ohio

Ohio Probate Records, 1789-1996  Hamilton Probate minutes index 1790-1852:

Daniel Cameron
Hamilton County, Ohio
Daniel Cameron, Jr., Executor
Term: August 1832
Page of Minutes: 558 (could be 358 or ?)
Will Admited

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Ann Cameron, I-98

Upper Canada Land Books : C-10813

Land Book I
Page 98
7 August 1811

Ann Cameron, of Charlottenburgh, wife of John Cameron, & daughter of Alexander Cameron of Lancaster...Petitioner recommended grant of 200 acres as daughter of a U. E. Loyalist

Thursday, August 4, 2016