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  • ID: I86
  • Name: Archibald Cameron
  • Surname: Cameron
  • Given Name: Archibald
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 May 1808 in Lancaster, Canada
  • Death: 26 Aug 1898 in L'Ange Gardien, Quebec, Canada
  • _UID: 5EF4041C85A14F4EA0E4FE29029CE3E1424B
  • Note:

    Mr. Archibald Cameron, of L'Ange Gardien, died on Aug. 26, after an illness of only one week , at the ripe age of 90 years and three months. He was born in the County of Lancaster, on M ay 20, 1808, and removed to Buckingham Township over 65 years ago. During the early part o f his life he was engaged largely in the lumber business, but later settled on the farm. Fo r a number of years he was captain of militia in the Ottawa district. Mr. Cameron was a line al descendant of Sir Ewan Cameron, chief of the Cameron Clan, who was better known as Lochiel . His father, Donald, was born in Argyleshire, and came to Canada in 1802; settling in Lanca ster County. In July, 1838, just over 60 years ago, Mr. Archibald Cameron married Miss Nanc y McMillan, who at the age of 79 years survives him, though somewhat feeble. Besides his wid ow he leaves three sons, six daughters, 40 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. One so n, Duncan, is a resident of this city being an official member of St. James Methodist Church . Mr. Cameron was a man of integrity and sterling Christian character, and will be much miss ed by his family. He came of a military family, three of his uncles, Alexander, Duncan, an d John Cameron, being British army officers. John Cameron fought in the Irish rebellion, an d also in the war of 1812, in Canada, taking part in the battles of Chateauguay, Lundy's Lane , and Queenston Heights. Alex. Cameron fought in the battle of Waterloo, under Wellington, a nd Duncan in the Irish rebellion.
    CAMERON 1871 census 094c family 050
    @ca.qc.ottawa_county_centre.ange_gardien page 17 film C10028
    (1800's Ottawa County later split into Gatineau Papineau Labelle )
    17 CAMERON Archibald m 62 Ontario RPresb Scotch cultivateur/farmer married
    18 CAMERON {?} Nancy f 53 Ontario RPresb Scotch married
    19 CAMERON Danald m 32 Que RPresb Scotch cultivateur/farmer
    20 CAMERON Marguerite f 35 Que RPresb Scotch
    1 CAMERON Archibald m 22 Que RPresb Scotch
    2 CAMERON Sara f 18 Que RPresb Scotch
    3 CAMERON Harianne f 16 Que RPresb Scotch
    4 CAMERON Elisabeth f 14 Que RPresb Scotch
    5 CAMERON Dorcas f 12 Que RPresb Scotch
    6 CAMERON Joane f 7 Que RPresb Scotch
    7 CAMERON William m 3 Ontario RPresb Scotch

    1881 Que - L'Ange-Gradien, Ottawa, Quebec / C-13224, Dist 97, Sub C, Pg 22, #106
    CAMERON, Archibald, 72, m, Ontario
    " , Nancy, 62, Ontario
    ", Joanna, 1864, b. Que
    ", Lorinda, 1873, age 8, Que
    CAMERON, Archibald, Abt. 1849, Que
    " , Mary Ann, 29
    " , Catherine
    " , Florana

    1 CENS 1881 L'Ange-Gradien, Ottawa, Quebec
    Archibald CAMERON M M 72 Scottish Ontario Occ: Farme r
    Nancy CAMERON Fe M 62 Scottish Ontari o
    Johanah CAMERON Fe 17 Scottish Q
    Lorinda CAMERON Fe 8 Scottish Q Occ: Goin g To School
    Name: Archibald Cammeron
    Gender: Male
    Age: 83
    Estimated Birth Year: 1808
    Birthplace: Quebec
    Marital Status: Married
    Religion: Free Church
    Province: Quebec
    District: Ottawa
    District Number: 175
    Sub-District: L'Ange Gardien
    Library and Archives Canada Film Number: 30953_148214
    Collection: Canada Census, 1891
  • Change Date: 1 Sep 2012 at 20:12:19

    Father: Donald Cameron b: ABT. 1775 in Argyleshire, Scotland
    Mother: Mary MacMillan b: ABT. 1775 in Scotland

    Marriage 1 Nancy McMillan b: 21 Dec 1819 in Canada
    • Married: Jul 1838 in Canada
    1. Has No Children Margaret Cameron b: 20 Nov 1847 in Quebec, Canada
    2. Has Children Archibald Douglas Cameron b: 14 Feb 1849 in Quebec, Canada
    3. Has No Children Mary Ann Cameron b: 4 Jun 1854 in Quebec, Canada
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