William Cameron Sr.

24 August 1808–2 January 1884 (Age 75)
St. John, New Brunswick, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of William

When William Cameron Sr. was born on 24 August 1808, in St. John, New Brunswick, British Colonial America, his father, Peter Cameron Jr, was 28 and his mother, Mary Hart, was 23. He married Jane Frances Lint on 23 November 1837, in St. John, New Brunswick, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and St. George, Washington, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 2 January 1884, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Panguitch City Cemetery, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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William Cameron Sr.
Jane Frances Lint
Marriage: 23 November 1837
David Cameron
Mamarie Cameron
Stephen Cameron
Jonathan Cameron
Eliza Jane Cameron
William Cameron
Joseph Cameron
Martha Ann Cameron
Benjamin Cameron
Mary Ann Cameron

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1837St. John, New Brunswick, British Colonial America
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1820 · First Bank
    Age 12
    March 25, 1820, the first bank located in Saint John, New Brunswick, was established.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 22
    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.

    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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    History of William Cameron Sr.

    William Cameron Sr. The earliest known of the line of Cameron’s of whom we are descended are to be found in Canada. The Peter Cameron of whom we speak left either Scotland or Ireland and entered Can …

    Sources (47)

    • William Cameron en el registro de William Cameron, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm Cameron, "United States Census, 1880"
    • William Cameron in entry for Benjiman Cameron, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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