Olive Cameron

9 January 1906–1989 (Age 82)
Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Olive

When Olive Cameron was born on 9 January 1906, in Lanark, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Gardiner Cameron, was 40 and her mother, Agnes Jane Larocque, was 29. She married Herbert Mathie on 6 August 1932. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died in 1989, in Lanark, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Mathie
Olive Cameron
Marriage: 6 August 1932
John Cameron Mathie
Mary Mathie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1932
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born
    Age 28
    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election
    Age 37
    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
    1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike
    Age 49
    From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

    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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    Sources (1)

    • Olive Cameron in household of John Cameron, "Canada Census, 1911"

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