John Gardiner Cameron

29 June 1865–11 January 1958 (Age 92)
Lavant, Lanark Highlands, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of John Gardiner

When John Gardiner Cameron was born on 29 June 1865, in Lavant, Lanark Highlands, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, Benjamin Cameron, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Close, was 22. He married Agnes Jane Larocque on 4 November 1895, in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Dalhousie, Lanark, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 11 January 1958, in Perth, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 92, and was buried in Hopetown, Lanark Highlands, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Gardiner Cameron
Agnes Jane Larocque
Marriage: 4 November 1895
Thomas Cameron
Robert Maxwell Cameron
James Merville Cameron
Annie Marie Cameron
Agnes Mae Cameron
Olive Cameron
Joseph Leary Cameron
John Benjamin Cameron
Nellie Cameron
Lawrence Vincent Cameron
Clara M Cameron

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1895Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 2
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    Age 4
    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario
    Age 41
    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    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 (16)

    • J G Cameron in entry for Mary Olive Cameron, "Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • John Cameron, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • John Cameron in entry for Robert Maxwell Cameron and Claudie Desjardine, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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