Eliza Jane Cornwall

Female1 January 1832–27 March 1899

Brief Life History of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Cornwall was born on 1 January 1832, in County Down, Ireland, her father, Thomas Cornwall, was 24 and her mother, Jane Brown, was 29. She married Daniel Cameron Sr. on 3 October 1856, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1856 and Springburn, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 27 March 1899, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Cameron Sr.
1832–1915
Eliza Jane Cornwall
1832–1899
Marriage: 3 October 1856
Frank Allen Cameron
1857–1944
Jane Brown Cameron
1859–1867
William Cameron
1861–1867
Thomas Cornwall Cameron
1863–1867
Elizabeth Allan Cameron
1866–1882
Daniel Cameron
1869–1941
Mary Ann Cameron
1871–1945
Agnes Cameron
1874–1882

Sources (26)

  • Eliza Jane Cameron in household of Daniel Cameron, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Eliza J. Cornwell, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Eliza J Cameron, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 October 1856Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1839

    Age 7

    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

    1843

    Age 11

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

    Age 22

    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

    Name Meaning

    English:

    habitational name from the county of Cornwall, which is named with the Old English tribal name Cornwealas. This is from Kernow (the term that the Cornish used to refer to themselves, a word of uncertain etymology, perhaps connected with a Celtic element meaning ‘horn, headland’), + Old English wealas ‘strangers, foreigners’, the term used by the Anglo-Saxons for British-speaking people.

    variant of Cornwell .

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

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