John Cameron III

1720–7 December 1761
Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of John

When John Cameron III was born in 1720, in Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland, his father, John Cameron II, was 24 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
1696–
Margaret Cargill
1693–
George Cameron
1717–
Jean Cameron
1718–1783
John Cameron III
1720–1761
Cameron
1723–
Ann Cameron
1727–

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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

Cumming

Sources (3)

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

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