Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Saturday, March 21, 2015

When I Was A Prisoner At Fort William

From the Highland Papers, Volume III, edited by J. R. N. MacPhail, K.C [notes taken at the Odom Library]:

"When I was prisoner at Fort William in 1746 I heard Captain Scott frequently say that he wanted to apprehend Glenavash (1)....".

(1) Alexander Cameron of Glenevis.  He married Mary, daughter of Archibald Cameron of Dungallon, whose daughter Jean, was the wife of Dr. Archibald Cameron.... .

The relationship between the Camerons of Lochiel and the Camerons or MacSorlies of Glenevis were never cordial.  In fact, there was a tradition that the latter were not Camerons at all, but a Sept of Clan Donald.

Glenevis had three brothers -- Alan, killed at Culloden; Angus, mentioned in the memorial; and Samuel, the spy, who betrayed Dr. Archibald Cameron.... .

The Highland Papers III are also online here.

John Cameron's Wife Lived In England

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... .

John Cameron
Date of Death: 21 March 1943
Wife: Mrs. Lena L. Cameron
17 Crafton Road, Canvey Island
Essex, England

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Clarence Cameron, Attorney In Flint, Michigan


Clarence Cameron was born in Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada, 2 Jan 1867, a son of G. Henry (b. 24 June 1840) and Sophia (Lane) Cameron (b. 21 March 1844), both natives of Ontario.  All moved to Michigan.

Alexander Cameron of Judd's Corners was mentioned (G. Henry Cameron's father).

Hazelton, Shiawassee, Michigan
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
George H Cameron Self M 40 Canada
Sarah S Cameron Wife F 36 Canada
James A Cameron Son M 18 Canada
Edward W Cameron Son M 15 Canada
Clarence A Cameron Son M 13 Canada
Mary E Cameron Daughter F 8 Michigan
Foster E Cameron Son M 6 Michigan
Reuben T Cameron Son M 10 Michigan

G. Henry Cameron died 14 January 1904; Sophia died 13 March 1917 [in Montmorency County, Michigan].  Their six surviving children were James, Edward, Clarence, Reuben, Mrs. Mary Cole and Foster.

25 June 1890, Clarence Cameron married Emma White of Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan
Their children were:
Eulla Myrine, b. 1892
Donald W., b. 1894
Ward A., b. 1898

Name: Clarence A Cameron
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Ward 7, Flint, Flint City, Genesee, Michigan
Gender: Male
Age: 78
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Father-in-law
Birthplace: Canada
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Raymond R Williams Head M 48 New York
Eula M Williams Wife F 47 Michigan
Robert C Williams Son M 24 Michigan
Dudley D Williams Son M 28 Michigan
Mae Louise Williams Daughter F 22 Michigan
Clarence A Cameron Father-in-law M 78 Canada
Lawrence C Spencer Lodger M 23 Michigan
Clinton F Lee Lodger M 24 Wisconsin
Hugh W Lee Lodger M 27 Wisconsin

Name: Clarence A Cameron
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 25 Oct 1942
Event Place: Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 75
Marital Status: Widowed
Birth Date: 02 Jan 1867
Birthplace: Putnam Ontario, Canada
Birth Year (Estimated): 1867
Father's Name: Henry Cameron
Mother's Name: Sophia Lane

Sunday, March 15, 2015

John Cameron Of Broadalbin

War of 1812 Papers of the Department of State, 1789 - 1815, Return of the Department of State of Alien Enemies Who Have Reported (New York) :

John Cameron
Age: 61
Time in the United States: 28
Wife and ? Children
Residence: Broadalbin [Fulton County, New York, formerly Montgomery Co.]

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sylvia (Ladd) Cameron

Michigan, Probate Records, Wayne Packet index 1797-1901...:

Cameron, Sylvia (nee Ladd)
File #1511
Delaware, Upper Canada
Age 19 yrs, 4 months

Probate File #1511:
Estate of Samuel Ladd, et al - 13 Sept. 1848
Petition of Martin Vrooman and Nancy Ladd
Sylvia Cameron, nee Ladd, wife of James Cameron

Nancy [Ann] Ladd, of Delaware, Upper Canada, wrote a letter about selling the Dearborn property of her late husband, Alvero Ladd...minor children, Lemuel/Samuel Ladd, Oscar F. Ladd, Dennis Ladd, Alvaro Ladd, Ann Ladd....to concur....James Cameron, Sylvia Cameron.....

Last Document [Image 498]

Sylvia Cameron (1829 - 1864) was found listed in the Restland Cemetery, LaSalle County, Illinois, with Ladd siblings.

Alvaro and Nancy (Shotwell) Ladd in the Ladd Family genealogy:


Census 1870
Event Place: Illinois [LaSalle, Mendota]
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John West M 38 Ireland
Anna West F 28 Canada
Mary West F 5 Illinois
Alice West F 2 Illinois
Magdaline Rosenburg F 25 Illinois
Ann Ladd F 68 Vermont
Maggie Cameron F 11 Michigan

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Even Cameron #14034

Given Name(s): Even
Surname: CAMERON
Year: 1826-1831
Volume: 139
Page: 68310-68338
Microfilm Reel Number: C-2546
Reference: RG 1 L3L
Item Number: 14034

Locations Made In The Township Of Buckingham.