William Henry Cameron

Male22 July 1874–25 December 1897

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Cameron was born on 22 July 1874, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, Zacariah Jones Cameron, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Mitchell, was 26. He married Mary Lou Arnold in October 1897. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 5, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 25 December 1897, in Cassville, White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in White, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Cameron
1874–1897
Mary Lou Arnold
1876–1959
Marriage: October 1897
Henry Lou Cameron
1898–1982

Sources (8)

  • Henry Cameron in household of Z Cameron, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Cameron, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • William Henry Cameron, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    October 1897
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (7)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 4

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 7

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish:

    in the Highlands, it is usually a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + sròn ‘nose’.

    in the Lowlands it is also a habitational name from any of various places called Cameron, especially in Fife.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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