Tuesday, April 2, 2013

War of 1812 Application Of George Cameron

From the U.S. GenWeb Archives: Pension: Martha widow of George Cameron (1871); Jackson Co., IA

George Cameron who, Enlisted in (blank) at Pittsburgh Pa...that she was married under the name of Martha Casteel...that her husband died at the house of I. S. Cameron near Maquoketa, IA, on the 2nd day of April, 1864... .
He was in  Peter Stilley's Company.

The Camerons were living in Iow when the 1860 census was taken:

Source: Fold3 - 1860 Census Jackson County, Iowa, Geo. & Martha Cameron

United States Census, 1860
name: Geo Cameron
residence: , Jackson, Iowa
ward: Maquoketa Township
age: 72 years
estimated birth year: 1788
birthplace: Maryland
gender: Male

Source: Fold3 - War of 1812 File For George and Martha Cameron

The widowed Martha Cameron was living with her son, Isaac, in 1870:

United States Census, 1870
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
Isaac Cameron M 45y Pennsylvania
Rhoda Cameron F 34y Vermont
E J Cameron M 13y Iowa
Ida May Cameron F 6y Iowa
Marian Davis M 22y Pennsylvania
William Pangborn M 31y Pennsylvania

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