Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Cameron

Male 1844 - 1916  (71 years)


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  • Name John Cameron 
    Born 8 Dec 1844  Coatbridge, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 22 Dec 1844  Coatbridge, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  Newmains, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Immigration 14 Jul 1865  , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They arrived on the St. Patrick which left Glasgow 29 Jun 1865, made a stop in Ireland and arrived in Quebec 14 Jul 1865.
    Residence 1867  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1868  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    machinist 
    Residence 1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1878  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    machinist 
    Occupation 1881  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Machinist 
    Occupation 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Machine Fitter 
    Religion 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Residence Bef 1901  Cedar St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1901  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    machinist 
    Religion 1901  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1916  97 Eagle Ave., Brantford, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-102968 
    Died 18 Sep 1916  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 12
    Cause: cerebral heamorrhage (5 weeks) & 2nd Haemorrhage (2 days) 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I102968  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Angus Cameron,   b. 1815, of, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1851, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Turner,   b. 1813, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1881, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F33685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret McVicar,   b. 30 Apr 1846, Cambuslang, , Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1905, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1867  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 13
    Children 
     1. Agnes Mason Cameron,   b. 25 Nov 1868, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1942, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Angus Cameron,   b. 28 Jun 1870, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1891, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. William McVicar Cameron,   b. 26 Jun 1873, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1928, Brandon, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     4. Bethia Cameron,   b. 7 May 1874, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1952, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Margaret Ferguson Cameron,   b. 22 Aug 1876, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1966, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. Donald Cameron,   b. 14 Oct 1878, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Marion McVicar Cameron,   b. 27 Feb 1881, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1886, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     8. Jean Dryburgh "Jennie" Cameron,   b. 16 Aug 1883, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1884, Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Lucy McVicar Cameron,   b. 6 Jan 1886, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1965, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F26416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1844 - Coatbridge, , Lanark, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 22 Dec 1844 - Coatbridge, , Lanark, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 14 Jul 1865 - , Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1867 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - machinist - 1868 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - machinist - 1878 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 1881 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machine Fitter - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1901 - Cedar St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - machinist - 1901 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1901 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - 97 Eagle Ave., Brantford, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cerebral heamorrhage (5 weeks) & 2nd Haemorrhage (2 days) - 18 Sep 1916 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John is said to have arrived on the ship St. Patrick in 1865. He apparently has no grave marker, but is said to be buried near his brother and wife.

  • Sources 
    1. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 57.

    2. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 3 Page 40.

    3. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, film: 889486 reference - 2:168NP9H.
      name:John Cameron baptism/christening date: 22 Dec 1844 baptism/christening place: DUNBETH RELIEF CHURCH, COATBRIDGE, LANARK, SCOTLAND birth date: 08 Dec 1844

    4. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 8345 (1916), John Cameron.
      John Cameron, d. 18 Sep 1916 Brantford, aged 71, b. Glasgow, machinist, widower s/o Angus Cameron, cause: cerebral heamorrhage (5 weeks) & 2nd Haemorrhage (2 days)

    5. [S282] Census - ON, Brant, Brantford - 1901, Div 21. pg 3.

    6. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 100.

    7. [S27] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Records, Dunbeth Relief Church (Coatbridge, Scotland), Lanark, Scotland Film 889486.

    8. [S1814] Census - Scotland - 1851, Parish: Cambusnethan: ED:10; Page: 6: Line 2; Roll: 454: Year 1851.
      2 Burnside Row, Newmains, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire.

    9. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      John Cameron b. Scotland res: Galt Age: 23 born abt 1844 father: Angus Cameron mother: Elizabeth Turner married Margaret McVicar Age:: 21 born abt 1846 b. Scotland Spouse res: Galt father: William McVicar mother: Agnes Mason married 8 Nov 1867 county: Waterloo

    10. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian.
      Agnes Mason Cameron Born 25 Nov 1868 Galt Parents John Cameron & Margaret McVicar baptized 07 Feb 1869 Occupation: Machinist

    11. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 31823 (1878), Donald Cameron.
      Donald Cameron, b. 14 Oct 1878 Galt, s/o John Cameron (machinist) & Margaret McVicar

    12. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Woodmen of the World Crest/ John CAMERON/ died Sept. 1, 1916 in his 71st year/ CAMERON/

    13. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 20 Nov 1867.
      McVicar, Margaret married 8 Nov 1867 to John Cameron At Galt, by Rev. J.B. Muir, A.G. Both of Galt.