James Lyle Cameron

Brief Life History of James Lyle

When James Lyle Cameron was born in 1822, in Georgia, United States, his father, David Brown Cameron, was 24 and his mother, Mary C. Lyle, was 21. He lived in District 701, Troup, Georgia, United States in 1860. He died in January 1871, in Troup, Georgia, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Gabbettville, Troup, Georgia, United States.

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David Brown Cameron
Mary C. Lyle
James Lyle Cameron
William Pendelton Cameron
Lucinda J. or I. Cameron
Matthew B. Cameron
Mary Ann Cameron
Martha J. Cameron
Elizabeth J. Cameron
Susan Adeline Cameron
Rebecca C. Cameron
David W. Cameron
Thomas B. Cameron
John C. Cameron

Sources (5)

  • J L Cameron in household of Mary Cameron, "United States Census, 1860"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • James L Cameron, "United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries: 1826: Troup, Georgia, United States

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning


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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