Sunday, August 31, 2014

Miss Jean Cameron Of Berea College

Newspaper extracts from the Tri-Counties Genealogy and History by Joyce M. Tice:

Newspaper Clippings  July 12, 1912  -  Sylvania [Pennsylvania]

Miss Jean Cameron, of Berea College, Berea, Ky., stopped over for a day or two and spent the 4th with her brother, *Rev. A. G. Cameron.  She is on her way to Nova Scotia where she expects to spend her summer vacation.

United States Census, 1900
Columbia Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania
*Head Alex Cameron M 46  Nova Scotia
Wife Jennie H Cameron F 33  New York
Son  Hugh A Cameron M 10  Pennsylvania 
Son Neil A Cameron M 8  Pennsylvania
Son Donald H Cameron M 4  Pennsylvania

Name: Jean Cameron
Event Type: Census
Event Place:  Berea, Madison, Kentucky
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Birth Year (Estimated): 1861
Birthplace: Canada English
Immigration Year: 1885
Father's Birthplace: Canada English
Mother's Birthplace: Canada English
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jean Cameron F 49 Canada English
Katherine Bowersox Roomer F 40 Pennsylvania
Mary E Welsh Roomer F 47 Massachusetts
Kate Coddington Roomer F 40 Indiana
Leanar E Orr Roomer F 44 Ohio
Emma Haagan Roomer F 47 Pennsylvania
Absalom L Golden Roomer M 36 Kentucky
Margaret Golden Roomer F 35 Kentucky

Head of Household Name: Angus Cameron
Forks St-Mary, Guysborough, Nova Scotia
Catharine E Cameron F 59y Nova Scotia
*Alex George Cameron M 26y Nova Scotia
A ... Jane Cameron F 24y Nova Scotia
Angus Hugh Cameron M 23y Nova Scotia
David N Cameron M 19y Nova Scotia
Catharine E Cameron F 16y Nova Scotia
Daniel G McIntosh M 5y Nova Scotia

Jean is listed as a surviving sibling living in Detroit in her sister Mary Ann's 1936 obituary.  Is she not the correct Jean?  Or was her date of death 1938, not 1928?  Perhaps Jean was a deceased sibling and the obituary was wrong or wrongly transcribed. Or is there another explanation?

Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952
Name:   Jean Cameron
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 24 Aug 1928
Event Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Gender: Female
Age: 72
Marital Status: Single
Birth Date: 28 Jan 1856
Birthplace: Newtown, Nova Scotia
Birth Year (Estimated): 1856
Father's Name: Angus Cameron
Mother's Name: Eliza Catherine Gunn

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