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Donald (Gentle) Cameron, 19th Lochiel[1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8]

Suffix  19th Lochiel 
Nickname  Gentle 
Birth  ca 1697 
Sex  Male 
Ancestor of Line  [Donloch] DONALD CAMERON, 19TH LOCHIEL 
Died  Oct 1748  Bergues, France 
  • In a military hospital, of meningitis
 
Person ID  I26104  Cameron Genealogies 
Last Modified  03 Oct 2008 
 
Father  John Cameron, 18th Chief of Clan Cameron, b. ca 1663 
Mother  Isabel Campbell 
Group Sheet  F11084  Cameron Genealogies 
 
Family 1  Anne Campbell 
Married  1729 
Notes  Order of children uncertain.
Children 
 1. John Cameron, 20th Lochiel, b. ca 1732-4
 2. Isobel Cameron, b. 1730s
 3. James Cameron, b. 1736
 4. Janet Cameron, b. Before 1741
>5. Henriette Marie Cameron, b. Before 1741
 6. Ann Cameron, b. Before 1741
 7. Luisa Cameron, b. ca 1743
>8. Charles Cameron, 21st Lochiel, b. ca 1747/8, Lochaber (or France)
 9. Donalda Cameron, b. 1748/9
Last Modified  05 Mar 2007 
Group Sheet  F8044  Cameron Genealogies 
 
Notes  He succeeded in 1716, probably not yet 21, although his birth date has been traditionally given as 1695. However his parents were probably married 1696. Clunes thought he was born ca 1700 (Stewart p. 307).

His history is well recorded elsewhere, particularly his pivotal part in the '45.

In Sep 1746 he went to France in exile, living with his family at Fontainebleau.

His death "at Paris" was reported in London Evening Post 22 Oct 1748 "a few days ago".

Bergues is just south of the Belgian border, near Dunkirk.
 
Sources  1. [S465]   DONLOCH, Dr Robert S. Cameron
2. [S466]   The Camerons, by John Stewart
3. [S467]   Burke's Landed Gentry
4. [S468]   Beverley Seaward
5. [S469]   Charlotte Sandham
6. [S470]   Diana Cameron
7. [S471]   Research of Robert and Stewart Cameron
8. [S472]   Fassifern papers, NLS
 


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