Christian Cameron

about 1743–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Christian

When Christian Cameron was born about 1743, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, John Cameron, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Menzies, was 29. She married Thomas Mcleran on 29 October 1764, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter.

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Thomas Mcleran
Christian Cameron
Marriage: 29 October 1764
John Mclaren
William Mcleran
James Mclaren
Mary Mclaren
Thomas Mclaren
Alexander McLeran

Spouse and Children

29 October 1764
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (5)

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

Age 59

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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 68

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Age 72

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Christian Cameron in entry for Alexander McLaren, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Christian Cameron, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Christian Cameron in entry for James Mclaren, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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