Duncan Cameron

1825–1876 (Age 50)
Thurman, Thurman, Warren, New York, United States

The Life of Duncan

When Duncan Cameron was born on 28 March 1825, in Thurman, Thurman, Warren, New York, United States, his father, Duncan Cameron, was 51 and his mother, Margaret Griffing, was 36. He married Louisa Elizabeth Chamberlin in 1849. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 January 1876, at the age of 50, and was buried in Cameron Cemetery, Warren, New York, United States.

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Duncan Cameron
Louisa Elizabeth Chamberlin
Marriage: 1849
Charles H Cameron
Anna M. Cameron
Elizabeth Cameron
Beecher Duncan Cameron
Walter Cameron

Spouse & Children

  • Male1825–1876Male

  • Louisa Elizabeth Chamberlin




  • Charles H Cameron


  • Anna M. Cameron


  • Elizabeth Cameron


  • Beecher Duncan Cameron


  • Walter Cameron


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World Events (7)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 2

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

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