Agatha Cameron

Female1899–1980

Brief Life History of Agatha

When Agatha Cameron was born in 1899, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Cameron, was 24 and her mother, Margaret Bain, was 22. She died in 1980, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

John Cameron
1875–
Margaret Bain
1877–1951
Kenneth Cameron
1897–1942
Agatha Cameron
1899–1980
Bathia Thomson Cameron
1900–1979
Jane Cameron
1902–1981

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    World Events (3)

    1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

    Age 3

    The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

    1908

    Age 9

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1914

    Age 15

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    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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