Cameron

6 October 1723–
Coupar Angus, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Cameron

When Cameron was christened on 6 October 1723, in Coupar Angus, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Cameron II, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Cargill, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Cameron II
1696–
Margaret Cargill
1693–1769
George Cameron
1717–
Jean Cameron
1718–1783
John Cameron III
1720–1761
Cameron
1723–
Ann Cameron
1727–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. as a Highland clan name it is from a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + sròn ‘nose’. 2. 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Cameron, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Parish registers for Coupar-Angus

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