Elizabeth Cameron

about 1751–
Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Cameron was born about 1751, in Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married William Tod on 27 June 1773, in Kinfauns, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

William Tod
1748–
Elizabeth Cameron
1751–
Marriage: 27 June 1773
James Tod
1774–
William Todd
1779–
John Tod
1784–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1773
Kinfauns, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(3)

World Events (6)

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

Age 51

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 60

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.
1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 62

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

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)

  • Elisabeth Cameron in entry for James Todd, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elizabeth Cameron, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Elizabeth Cameron in entry for James Tod, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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