Sunday, August 30, 2015

When Palms Lived Next To Camerons

When Palms Lived Next To Camerons (and Judith Guest's mother):

United States Census, 1920
Event Place: , Wayne, Michigan
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF Ernest Palm M 35y Ohio
WIFE Hazel Palm F 30y Ohio
SON Eldon Palm M 12y Ohio
SON Richard Palm M 7y4m Ohio
Belle Burns F 21y England

Source: HeritageQuest

Cameron, Angus, b. Scotland
", Ellen, b. Canada
", Eva, b. Canada
Sherwood, Agnes, Roomer, England

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Lieutenant Cameron Exchanged

A tour in the United States of America: containing an account of ..., Volume 2
 By John Ferdinand Smyth Stuart

"...exchanging Lieut. Alan Cameron one of these associates as you are pleased to term us of Lieut. Col. Connolly for one of your officers of equal rank in the latter part of 1777 or the beginning of 1778 at be immediately exchanged as prisoners of war...".

Friday, August 21, 2015

Jeanie And David Cameron In The Bronx

New York, Bronx Probate Estate Files, 1914-1931 Bronx Cameron, Jeanie (1929):

State of New York
County of Bronx

...David Cameron, administrator of the goods, chattels and credits of Jeanie Cameron, deceased...

21 August 1929

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Ludovick Cameron

Found in the University of Glasgow Special Collections:

Name: Ludovick Cameron
Dates: 1840-
Notes: Writer to the Signet.
Son of Ludovick Cameron, writer, Inverness, and Alice McNicol (b. 1797), daughter of Donald McNicol (1735-1802).

Many others found via search engine.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Allen Cameron Mentioned In The Journals Of Congress

"Resolved, That the said Allen Cameron...confined in prison at Philadelphia....".

The back story can be found in a newspaper account here.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Angus Cameron Of Mayfield

War of 1812 Papers of the Department of State, 1789 - 1815


Angus Cameron
Age: 39
Years In U.S.:  11
Wife and 4 Children
Residence: Mayfield [Montgomery Co., New York]
No Application (Naturalization)
11 August to 17 August 1812

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

St. Catharines Library

St. Catharines Library's Local Names Index.  An example from the index (below):

Death Notice
Source Name: St. Catharines Journal
Publication Date: May 21, 1857
Event Date: May 18, 1857
Name of Deceased: Cameron, Isabella Miss
City of Death: St. Catharines
Notes: Died at the residence of Rolland McDonald, Esq.
Predeceased by her father, Duncan Cameron, Esq. MPP for Glengarry