Bertha Cameron

about 1870–22 March 1892 (Age 22)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Cameron was born about 1870, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Thomas Cameron, was 27 and her mother, Margaret McAleer, was 14. She died on 22 March 1892, in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Rosedale, Chippewa, Michigan, United States.

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Thomas Cameron
Margaret McAleer
Bertha Cameron
Nancy Cameron
Laura Cameron
Thomas Arthur Cameron
Ida B. Cameron
Anna Cameron

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 1

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 9

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

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 (3)

  • Bertha Cameron in household of Thomas Cameron, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bertha Cameron, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Bertha Cameron, "Find A Grave Index"

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