Gresham's of Kentucky

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  • ID: I87
  • Name: William Cameron
  • Surname: Cameron
  • Given Name: William
  • Sex: M
  • Death: Aft 18 Dec 1810 - Bef May 1811 in Trigg County, KY 1
  • _UID: 64D4E1F9BD37E74F80E4820958A3BB9D7E76
  • Note:
    Source: Birthdate and name of parents provided in email correspondence from Yvonne Cameron,, dated April 26, 2001.

    Source: Email correspondence with Yvonne Cameron, dated April 28, 2001: William Cameron moved his family from North Carolina to Abbeyville, SC, and then to Trigg County. He died May 1811 in Trigg County, then Christian County, KY. Nancy died 1862 in Trigg County. She married William Randolph.
  • Change Date: 1 Mar 2002 at 23:19:22

    Marriage 1 Nancy (unknown) Cameron
    • Married: in probaby North Carolina
    • Note: Source: Email correspondence with Yvonne Cameron, dated April 28, 2001: William Cameron married Nancy (unknown) probably in North Carolina but no record has been found.
    1. Has No Children Daniel Cameron b: ABT 1800 in South Carolina
    2. Has No Children Mary Cameron b: 24 Oct 1802
    3. Has No Children John Cameron b: 1805 in Tennessee
    4. Has Children Jesse Cameron b: 5 Jan 1806
    5. Has No Children Nancy Cameron b: 1808
    6. Has No Children Margaret Cameron b: 1809 in Christian County, KY

    1. Title: Estate Records 1797-1816, Christian County, Kentucky, Will Book A (1797-1811) and Will Book B (1811-1816)
      Author: James Taylor Killebrew and Lon Arnold Bostick, Sr., Hopkinsville, Kentucky, 42240
      Publication: Christian County Family and History Research Society, 4465 Cadiz Road, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, 42240 (
      Page: Page 200
      Note: Will Book A, Page 195
      Text: In the name of God Amen. I, William Cameron, of the County of Christian and State of Kentucky being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God calling into mind the state of my body and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament. First of all I recommend my soul to the almighty God that gave it and my body to the grave nothing doubting but I shall receive the same again by the power of that almighty Being who gave and as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bestow on me I give devise and dispose of in following form:
      First: I give and bequeath my estate to the management of my dearly beloved wife to be kept together during the time of her widowhood or lifetime if remaining in a single capacity, but in case of marriage if she should marry the property to be sold and equally divided between her and the children and each having an equal part.
      Sealed and delivered in presence of us this the 18th day of December 1810.
      /s/ Wm. Cameron
      Teste: Archabald McDonald, Daniel Mc?, Joel Thompson, Jesse Johnston
      Christian County Court May Term 1811: This last will and testament of William Cameron, deceased was exhibited in Court and proven by the oaths of Arch. McDonald, and Daniel Mc? to be the act and deed hand and seal of said Cameron, deceased, and the will was ordered to be recorded and is thereupon truly admitted to record.
      Teste: John G. Reynolds

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