Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Margaret (Cameron) Balmer


Found on an Ancestry message board (information original found in the History of Lapeer, Genesee, and Tuscola Counties in Michigan):

JAMES P. BALMER, D.D.S. This popular dentist of the town of Fenton...was born in Kent County, Ontario, Canada, September 30, 1858, and is a son of John and Margaret (Cameron) Balmer.   A picture and description of Margaret's (1819 - 29 Oct 1855) gravestone in the Botany North East (Old Howard Road Church Site) can be found here.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Lena Cameron In Detroit



Source
CAMERON, Lena
23512
(Furling, Christy)
(Alias McDonald, Nora)

Wife and Guardian of Incompetent

1897

Detroit, Wayne, Mich.

Wayne County Probate Court
Detroit, Michigan


Census  1910
Detroit Ward 4, Wayne, Michigan
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
George Cameron Head M 34 Canada
Christy Furling Sister F 37 Canada
Olive Cardinal Niece F 19 Canada
Lucile Cardinal Grand-uncle F 0 Canada

Name: Christy Furling
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 14 Aug 1925
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Gender: Female
Age: 52
Marital Status: Widowed
Birth Date: 25 Nov 1872
Birthplace: St Mary's, Canada
Birth Year (Estimated): 1873
Father's Name: Donal Cameron
Mother's Name: Marion Campbell



Monday, October 20, 2014

First Of The Name Of Cameron


A brief account of the life and family of miss Jenny Cameron [by A. Arbuthnot] (published in 1746):


"The present Lochiel pretends to be lineally descended from the first Man of the Camerons, who settled in that part of the country about seven hundred years ago (1046).


Note: This author's information may be suspect.


Saturday, October 18, 2014

Aeneas Cameron




The Camerons of Timiskaming mentioned that "Aeneas Cameron was the first of the family to come to Montreal."

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Donald Cameron


Records from the Library and Archives of Canada include Veterans Death Cards: First World War and the microfilm where they can be found.

Donald Cameron
#258955
Private
211 Bttn.
Date of Death: 15-10-40
Next of Kin:  Mrs. D. Cameron
42-60 Browne St.
Flushing, L.I., New York

More information can be found in Donald Cameron's Attestation Papers (found by using #258955 at the Library and Archives database):

He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on 12 July 1888, to Donald Cameron, Senior.  His father lived in Los Angeles, California, in October 1916.  Donald Cameron (Junior) was living in the King Edward Hotel, Victoria, B.C., in October of 1916.  He (Jr.) served 4 years in the U.S. Military.  Occupation: Cook.

This one?

Census  1940
Great Neck, North Hempstead Town, Nassau, New York
Male
Age: 60
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Nebraska
Birth Year (Estimated): 1880
Last Place of Residence: Jackson Heights, New York
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Donald Cameron Head M 60 Nebraska
Sarah Cameron Wife F 41 England
Donald Cameron Son M 19 Canada
Russel E Cameron Son M 17 Illinois
Sarah J Cameron Daughter F 7 Michigan



Sunday, October 12, 2014

Donald Cameron In The Norris Museum Index


From the Norris Museum records:

Source
CAMERON, Donald 1821 UMS/GT.GR/089 Extract from the will of Donald Cameron of Gt Gransden.


"The Norris Museum is run by St Ives Town Council. It is Accredited with the Museums Libraries and Archives Council.  St Ives is located just off the A14, with fast road links from London, the Midlands and the North."

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Neil Alexander Cameron


Neil A. Cameron and his wife, Elsie, were genealogists!  Their papers were  found via Archive Grid at the Burton Collection of the Detroit Public Library.


United States Census, 1900
Columbia Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania
Head Alex Cameron M 46  Nova Scotia
Wife Jennie H Cameron F 33  New York
Son Neil A Cameron M 8  Pennsylvania [Nov 1892]
Son Donald H Cameron M 4  Pennsylvania

United States Census, 1910
Columbia, Bradford, Pennsylvania
Head Alexander G Cameron M 55 Canada
Wife Jennie H Cameron F 43 New York
Son Hugh A Cameron M 19 Pennsylvania
Son Neal A Cameron M 17 Pennsylvania
Son Donald H Cameron M 13 Pennsylvania
Son Angus E Cameron M 3 Pennsylvania


United States Census, 1910
Detroit Ward 14, Wayne, Michigan
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Angus F Cameron M 52  Canada
Wife Ella M Cameron F 50  Canada


United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Birth Date: 29 Nov 1892


United States Census, 1920
Detroit Ward 14, Wayne, Michigan
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Samuel Brooks M 45  Ohio
Wife Mary Brooks F 39  Michigan
Lodger Philipp Smith M 24  New York
Lodger John A Mars M 28  Illinois
Lodger  Neil Cameron M 27  Pennsylvania
Lodger Theodore Hodson M 28  Canada


Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925
Name: Neil A. CameronRace (Original): Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: Penn.
Spouse's Name: Elsie L. Miller
Spouse's Birth Year: 1893
Spouse's Birthplace: Can.
Event Date: 25 Jul 1924
Event Place: Wayne, Michigan
Father's Name: Alexander G.
Mother's Name: Jennie Hoover
Spouse's Father's Name: Henry Morin
Spouse's Mother's Name: Carrie Davison

Name: Niel A Cameron
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place:  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Gender: Male
Age: 37
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1893
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Niel A Cameron Head M 37 Pennsylvania
Elsie Cameron Wife F 37 Canada


United States Census, 1940
Ward 12, Detroit, Detroit City, Wayne, Michigan
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head  Neil Cameron M 47  Pennsylvania
Wife Elsie M Cameron F 47  Canada


Name: Neil A Cameron
Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996
birth:  29 November 92
death: 4 August 1978  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan