Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Simpson Cameron

From Civil War "Widows' Pensions," Indiana Infantry Regiment 53, Company F: Cameron, Simpson (WC111377):

Soldier enrolled 20 February 1862, and died at hospital, Indianapolis, 13 March 1862, of pneumonia

United States Census, 1850
Spencer, Indiana, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
John M Cameron M 55  New York
Sarah Cameron F 49  Pennsylvania
Harvey Cameron M 25  Ohio
Simpson Cameron M 21  Ohio
Sarah Cameron F 19  Ohio
Margaret Cameron F 16  Ohio
John Cameron M 14  Ohio
Lana Cameron F 11  Indiana
Adeline Cameron F 9  Indiana
Amos Cameron M 6  Indiana

United States Census, 1850
Event Place: Luce, Spencer, Indiana
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Henry Kerns M 36 Ohio
Margaret Kerns F 35 New Jersey
Caroline Kerns F 15 Ohio
John Kerns M 13 Ohio
Jeremiah Kerns M 11 Ohio
Cinderella Kerns F 8 Indiana
Amanda M Kerns F 7 Indiana
Francis M Kerns M 4 Indiana
Sarah A Kerns F 2 Indiana
Elizabeth J Kerns F 0 Indiana

Simpson Cameron married Caroline Kernes in Spencer County, Indiana, on 30 March 1853

Minor children:
William Cameron, b. November 18, 1855
John Cameron, born August 17, 1858

Mother's remarriage:  George Lauham m. Caroline Cameron, 12 March 1867; George Lauham died 10 December 1867

George Lauham and John W. Squier were witnesses for Caroline's widow's pension


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