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John Cameron, of Fassifern[1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14]

Suffix  of Fassifern 
Birth  ca 1699 
Sex  Male 
Ancestor of Line  [Fassie] CAMERONS of FASSIFERN 
Died  1785 
Person ID  I36000  Cameron Genealogies 
Last Modified  24 Mar 2006 
 
Father  John Cameron, 18th Chief of Clan Cameron, b. ca 1663 
Mother  Isabel Campbell 
Group Sheet  F11084  Cameron Genealogies 
 
Family 1  Jean Campbell 
Married  23 Aug 1734  Kenmore, Perthshire  [15
Notes  marriage contracts 23 Sep 1734, 30 Jan 1736
Children 
>1. Catherine Cameron, b. 1735, Auchmore, Perthshire
 2. John Cameron
>3. Ewen Cameron, of Fassifern, b. 20 Mar 1740
>4. Donald Cameron, b. ca 1742-4
 5. Archibald Cameron
 6. Charles Cameron
 7. Isabella Cameron
>8. Mary Cameron, b. ca 1745 (estimate)
>9. Margaret Cameron
 10. Allan Cameron, b. ca 1752
>11. Lucy Cameron, b. ca 1759
>12. Johanna Cameron
 13. Sarah Cameron, b. ca 1745
Last Modified  13 Feb 2015 
Group Sheet  F11187  Cameron Genealogies 
 
Notes  2nd son of John Cameron of Lochiel, 18th Chief of Clan Cameron.
About 1721 he went to West Indies and sold (to Ewen Drummond, his cousin) the estate given him by his father, as the start of his business career (Stewart p. 307).
Imprisoned in Edinburgh, and then banished to Alnwick in 1755 for 10 years, returning ca 1768
 
Sources  1. [S665]   FASSIE, Dr Robert S. Cameron
2. [S666]   The Camerons, by John Stewart, p. 215-20
3. [S667]   Bygone Lochaber, by Somerled MacMillan, p. 138-43
4. [S668]   History of the Camerons, by Alexander Mackenzie
5. [S669]   Peter Mansell
6. [S670]   Dr Peter Reynolds
7. [S671]   Miss Jean Bennett
8. [S672]   Trish Willis
9. [S673]   Ruth Falkener
10. [S674]   Army records
11. [S675]   Peter Pininski
12. [S676]   Fassifern papers and further research by Robert S Cameron
13. [S677]   Linda Bennion
14. [S678]   Glimpses of the Past
15. [S1954]   The Red Book of Perthshire, Gordon MacGregor
 


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