John Cameron III

Brief Life History of John

When John Cameron III was born in 1720, in Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland, his father, John Cameron II, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Cargill, was 27. He was buried in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Cameron II
1691–
Margaret Cargill
1693–1769
George Cameron
1717–
Jean Cameron
1718–1783
John Cameron III
1720–1761
Cameron
1723–
Ann Cameron
1727–

Sources (3)

  • John Cameron, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Cameron, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Parish registers for Coupar-Angus

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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