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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John Cameron II
Margaret Cargill
George Cameron
Jean Cameron
John Cameron III
Ann Cameron

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


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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