Ida Wiggins

12 October 1870–16 June 1964 (Age 93)
Lenoir, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Ida

When Ida Wiggins was born on 12 October 1870, in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Wiggins, was 36 and her mother, Martha Ann Jackson, was 33. She married John Erastus Cameron on 5 November 1890, in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in The Home, Elliot, Cape Province, South Africa in 1954 and Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States in 1964. She died on 16 June 1964, at the age of 93, and was buried in Sharon United Methodist Church Cemetery, Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Erastus Cameron
Ida Wiggins
Marriage: 5 November 1890
Paul Archibald Cameron
Kathleen Cameron
Louis Jackson Cameron
John Ray Cameron
Benjamin Zero Cameron
Martha Isabelle Cameron
Robert Erastus Cameron
Alice Cameron
Ida Lucille Cameron
Julian Everett Cameron

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Introduction of pass laws to control labor force in Kimberley diamond mines.
1877 · Last Troops Leave
Age 7
In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 26
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wiggin .

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

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Sources (56)

  • Ida W Lameson in household of John E Lameson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ida W Cameron, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida Cameron in household of John Cameron, "United States Census, 1900"

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