Friday, May 5, 2017

Hugh Cameron's Probate

Michigan Probate Records, Charlevoix Probate case files...:

Hugh Cameron Estate
Image 697 [Last page]

Image 643 Heirs*
Image 640 Cover Folder
Died 5 May 1892

*Catherine Cameron widow 35 yrs Boyne Falls
*John Cameron son 4 years
*Gertrude Cameron daughter 10 years

Excerpt from the Herald Of Truth...June 1, 1892...:

On the 15th of May in Boyne Falls, Mich., Mr. Hugh Cameron, proprietor of the Boyne Falls Handle Factory...his whole body crushed by a belt of the elevator. Mr. Cameron was a good man to the poor, but the one thing needful was put off to a more convenient season. His body taken to Canada for burial, where the parents of the deceased reside. He was about 35 years of age. 

Name Gertrude Cameron
Event Type Birth
Event Date 23 Mar 1883
Event Place Bosanquet Township, Kent, Ontario, Canada
Father's Name Hugh Cameron
Mother's Name Catherine Rae

Name Hugh Cameron
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 11 Jan 1882
Event Place Bosanquet, Lambton, Ontario, Canada
Birth Year (Estimated) 1858
Father's Name John Cameron
Mother's Name Margaret Jackson
Spouse's Name Catherine Rae
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1860
Spouse's Father's Name Andrew Rae
Spouse's Mother's Name Catherine Beattie

Second marriage record for the widowed Catherine Cameron:

Name Henry Ross
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 28 Mar 1899
Event Place London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
Birth Year (Estimated) 1858
Father's Name John
Mother's Name Margaret Mcleod
Spouse's Name Catherine Ray Cameron
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1861
Spouse's Father's Name Andrew Ray
Spouse's Mother's Name Catherine Beattie

Catherine and her children, minus her second husband, appear to be living in Washington in 1910:
Census 1910
Colville Ward 3, Stevens, Washington, United States
Catharine Cameron Head F 50 Canada
Gertrude Cameron Daughter F 27 Canada
John H Cameron Son M 21 Michigan

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