WALTER CAMERON

1 June 1901–5 May 1975 (Age 73)
Meadville, Franklin, Mississippi, United States

The Life of WALTER

When WALTER CAMERON was born on 1 June 1901, in Meadville, Franklin, Mississippi, United States, his father, Rutherford F Cameron, was 24 and his mother, Addie Jackson, was 21. He married MELLISSIA GORDON in 1926, in Lumberton, Lamar, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Beat 1, Franklin, Mississippi, United States in 1910. He died on 5 May 1975, in Emeryville, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Napa, Napa, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

WALTER CAMERON
1901–1975
MELLISSIA GORDON
1911–1985
Marriage: 1926
LUE Dorthy Bouie
1928–2007
lou dorothy bouie
1929–2007
FLORENCE CAMERON
1930–1980
GARY LEE CAMERON
1936–1993

Spouse and Children

    Male1901–1975Male

    MELLISSIA GORDON

    Female1911–1985Female

MARRIAGE
1926
Lumberton, Lamar, Mississippi, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Rutherford F Cameron

    Male1877–Male

    Addie Jackson

    Female1880–Female

siblings

(9)

    Livingstone Cameron

    Male1895–Male

    Bessie Cameron

    Female1899–Female

    Fitzhugh Cameron

    Male1900–Male

    Male1901–1975Male

    Leola May Cameron

    Female1904–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Walter Cameron in household of Rutherford F Cameron, "United States Census, 1910"
  • 1920 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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