Alexander Cameron

1821–9 November 1875 (Age 54)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alexander

Alexander Cameron was born in 1821, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Alexander Cameron and Isabella Mary. He married Helen Anderson on 30 July 1847, in Upper Town of Saltoun, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 9 November 1875, at the age of 54.

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Alexander Cameron
Helen Anderson
Marriage: 30 July 1847
Catherine Oliver Cameron
Daniel Cameron
John Cameron
Peter Cameron
Helen Cameron
Janet Cameron
William Cameron
Isabella Cameron
Mary Helen Cameron

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World Events (8)

1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.
Age 1
The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.
Age 2
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors
Age 17
Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Name Meaning

(1997: 19196;2007: 40425; 2010: 55240)Scottish:in the Highlands, it is usually a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + sròn ‘nose’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Alexander Cameron in entry for Helen Cameron, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Alexander Cameron, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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