Friday, October 5, 2012

John Cameron Of Battle Creek

The Michigan Historical Collections, Volume 21, lists the death of 81 year old John Cameron on January 28, 1892 (last entry on list below):

This one? [Probably]

United States Census, 1850
name: John Cameron
event place: Newton, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
age: 40
birthplace: New York
Household Gender Age Birthplace
George Cameron M 37 New York
Charlotte Cameron F 25 New York
George A Cameron M 4 Michigan
James Cameron M 2 Michigan
John Cameron M 40 New York
Jacob Ermond M 25 New York

The same Cameron family in 1880; John was still single in 1880.

This might be the death record of John's brother, George Cameron.  The parents are listed on George's record:

Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995
death date:  02 Dec 1888
death place:  Newton, Calhoun, Michigan
age: 75
birth date: 1813
birthplace: New York
occupation: Farmer
marital status: Married
father: Angus Cameron
mother: Janette Cameron

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