Janet Cameron

Brief Life History of Janet

When Janet Cameron was christened on 28 August 1767, in Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Donald Cameron, was 38 and her mother, Katherine Fraser, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Donald Cameron
1729–
Katherine Fraser
1740–1808
Marjory Cameron
1757–
Duncan Cameron
1763–
Isabel Cameron
1759–
Ann Cameron
1761–
Isabel Cameron
1765–
Janet Cameron
1767–
William Cameron
1770–1779
John Cameron
1776–
Thomas Cameron
1778–1851
Elspat Cameron
1780–

Sources (1)

  • Janet Cameron, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

World Events (3)

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

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.

1815

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

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish:

in the Highlands, it is usually a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + sròn ‘nose’.

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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