Homer Lonso Cameron

19 December 1896–7 February 1980 (Age 83)
Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Homer Lonso

When Homer Lonso Cameron was born on 19 December 1896, in Grayson, Texas, United States, his father, Sherod Abraham Cameron, was 34 and his mother, Julia Ann Simpson, was 25. He married Minnie Pruett on 17 January 1918, in Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Collin, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 7 February 1980, in Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Blue Ridge Cemetery, Blue Ridge, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Lonso Cameron
1896–1980
Minnie Pruett
1901–1988
Marriage: 17 January 1918
Jack Cameron
1925–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 January 1918
Grayson, Texas, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Sherod Abraham Cameron

    Male1862–1899Male

    Female1871–1952Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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 (2)

  • Homer L Cameron in household of James W Simpson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Homer Cameron, "United States Census, 1940"

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