Lovina Maud Gilson

7 July 1881–28 December 1957 (Age 76)
McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States

The Life of Lovina Maud

When Lovina Maud Gilson was born on 7 July 1881, in McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, her father, William Lorenzo Gilson, was 31 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Scott, was 27. She married John D Cameron on 23 May 1900, in Dallas, Polk, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States for about 5 years and Devils Lake Election Precinct, Lincoln, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 28 December 1957, in Dallas, Polk, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

John D Cameron
Lovina Maud Gilson
Marriage: 23 May 1900
William Donald Cameron
John Edward Cameron
Floyd Angus Cameron
Cassie Margaret Cameron
Maynard Scott Cameron
Orvalle Lorenzo Cameron
Mary Elizabeth Cameron
Norman Gilson Cameron

Spouse and Children

23 May 1900
Dallas, Polk, Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 17

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Giles .2 French: reduced form of Gilesson, a derivative of Giles 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maude Cameron in household of John D Cameron, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maud Cameron in household of W L Gibson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maud L Cameron in household of John Cameron, "United States Census, 1900"

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