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John Cameron[1,2,3]

Birth  1812  Meoble, Ardnamurchan 
Sex  Male 
Ancestor of Line  [Donald39] DONALD C CAMERON of GLENORMISTON 
Died  Before 1895 
Person ID  I95707  Cameron Genealogies 
Last Modified  22 Oct 2018 
 
Family 1  Jessie , b. ca 1816, Kilmallie, Argyll  [4,5
Last Modified  19 Mar 2015 
Group Sheet  F37107  Cameron Genealogies 
 
Family 2  Innes Campbell, c. 14 May 1836, Glenelg, Inverness-shire  [6,7
Married  23 Jan 1862  Greenock 
Children 
 1. Ewen William Cameron, b. 8 Feb 1863, Kilmonivaig
>2. Donald Campbell Cameron, b. 22 Nov 1864, Kilmonivaig
 3. Mary Elizabeth Cameron, b. 11 Nov 1867, Kilmonivaig
Last Modified  22 Nov 2009 
Group Sheet  F29358  Cameron Genealogies 
 
Notes  He was the subject of a portrait in Kenneth Macleay's "Highlanders of Scotland" (1872), commissioned by Queen Victoria and presented to him. A biography there states he was born in Meoble, son of Ewen Cameron, ferryman at Loch Lochy, and grandson of Donald Cameron b Inverailort c 1750, who was "personal servant to Charles Cameron during his exile with Prince Charles during his exile in France"

He was estate worker on the Glengarry estate, later "deer forester" (1851) and estate manager (1861) at Inverie, Glenelg, and farmer, of Mucomir farm, Kilmonivaig. "Of Moy Farm, Lochaber" at sons' marriages

Not with family at Mucomir Farm, Lochaber in 1871 census.
 
Sources  1. [S1894]   DONALD39, Dr Robert S Cameron
2. [S51]   John Barth
3. [S2491]   John W E Cameron
4. [S1897]   Chris Doak
5. [S1894]   DONALD39, Dr Robert S Cameron
6. [S1894]   DONALD39, Dr Robert S Cameron
7. [S51]   John Barth
 


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