Flora was six when her mother died and went to live with Mrs. Grant, a cousin, and made a runaway match with Hugh Cameron at the age of 14. She was working in the kitchen one evening when Cameron drove up with a young man, wrapped her in a plaid and took her away and married here - had eight children. Louisa Allan saw her when she was several years married was a delicate looking woman and Cameron was a large good looking Scotchman. They moved to Port Huron (This is the aunt on the mother, Nancy's, side of John Sandfield Macdonald, note left behind by Sandfield's daughter Josephine. Hugh was the son of John and Mary Cameron of Cornwall).
United States Census, 1870
Michigan, United States [Clyde, St. Clair Co.]
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Hugh Cameron M 76 Canada
Flora Cameron F 50 Canada
Josephine Cameron F 20 Canada