Monday, December 15, 2014

Emily (Cameron) Chenault

A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities, Volume 3:

...Emily (Cameron) Chenault Quisenberry was a daughter of Anderson and Emily (Cameron) Chenault, the former of whom was born in Madison county, Kentucky, in 1788 and the latter of whom was born at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1796.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

William Thomas Cameron

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 and those cards are now in the custody of Library and Archives Canada... . 

William Thomas Cameron

Fort Frances, Ontario
Widow: Mrs. Alice Cameron
Died: 13 December 1946

William Thomas Cameron 

District Deputy Grand Master, 1939 
Born at Toronto, Ont., 1881. Died, 13th December, 1946. 
Initiated in Granite Lodge, No. 446 Fort Frances, Ont.

"Bill" Cameron was born in Toronto, moving when very young to Vancouver. He was employed as a telegraph messenger and operator with the Canadian Northern Railway at Vancouver and MacLeod, Alta., later settling in Fort Frances. In 1916 he enlisted in 141st "Bull Moose" Battalion," later being invalided home. He organized Branch No. 78 of Great War Veterans' Association, later known as the Canadian Legion, and was Secretary. 

He possessed a retentive memory, was an extensive reader and a polished speaker. He was a friend of all. 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Lady Margaret Cameron Of Lochiel And Son

The Clan Cameron: A Brief Sketch of Its History and Traditions, with Short, Notices of Eminent Clansmen (published 1894):

...the Lady Margaret Elizabeth Scott of Buccleuch...
on the occasion of her marriage with their Chief Donald Cameron of Lochiel...
9th December 1875 
[Most likely the woman in the picture]

Monday, December 8, 2014

Michael G. Cameron

Necrology, a database at the Cleveland Public Library, included the following:

Id#: 0047325
Name: Cameron, Michael G.
Date: Dec. 8, 1948
Source: Source unknown;  Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #012.
Notes: Cameron, Michael G., beloved father of Florence Burdick of Detroit, Mich.; Naoml Schocler of Cincinnati, O.; and Leonard C.; Monday, Dec. 6; age 75 years, further information from Charles F. Nunn, Inc., Me 0550.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Charles Cameron's Virginia Petition

From the Library of Virginia (check via search feature):

Title Cameron, Charles: Petition
Date 1786/12/06
Description Asks for compensation for his services as first lieutenant in Stephen's Regiment during the Revolution.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014