I am researching the Ewen Cameron that came to Nova Scotia, may via Prince Edward Island, from Scotland. I am looking for any information including descendants. Contact me if you can help. email@example.com
Background - I started this research from a letter written by Duncan Cameron to a Cousin in Scotland.
Big Island Merigomish
January 31st. 1883
Yours of December 27th Came to hand sometime ago. I now write to let you know that my father died four years ago on the 8th June past. The rest of our family are well at present with the exception of my mother who is frail. She is very old being almost 90 years of age. The most of our folks are settled at great distances from here, there is one of my sisters and my brother living on old farm. Three of my sisters are living in Prince Edward Island being married there and their families pretty much grown up, my oldest sister is living in Cumberland County about sixty miles from here, her family all grown up and two more of my sisters are married in this neighbourhood. My elder brother has been dead for a great length of time and his family are all abroad with the exception of one son who is at home. So by this you will understand that people in this country are difficult to travel as well as those in Scotland. I have been married nearly fifteen years and have got a family of three sons & three daughters. Crops with us have been but very middling. Last Summer was unusually wet and potato blight has been pretty scary in this place, the winter is very cold so far this winter but you folks in Scotland have no idea of the Severity of a Nova Scotia winter. I can not think of any news that would prove of much interest to you at the present time but if you answer this and wish to open up a correspondence as I trust you will, I can give you any information you wish about this country ––– With kindest love to you & yours, I remain Your Cousin,
P.S. When you write you will please address
Big Island Merigomish
Pictou Nova Scotia
A CAMERON, Donald (or Duncan) m. abt 1763 [Fortingall, Perth, SCT] Mary McGREGOR
AA CAMERON, Mary bap 1764 Fortingall, Perth, SCT
AC CAMERON, Donald bap 3 Aug 1777 Fortingall & Kinloch Rannoch, Perth, SCT
AD CAMERON, Duncan bap 25 Mar 1782 Fortingall & Kinloch Rannoch, Perth, SCT m. 19 Feb 1804 [Fortingall, Perth, SCT] Mary CAMPBELL (3,9) - Duncan was still living according to letter written by son, Donald, to his sister, Mary in 1881.
AE CAMERON, Ann bap 3 May 1783 Fortingall, Perth, SCT d. 21 May 1871 Inverchadden, Rannoch, Perth, SCT [unm] - Death Record lists parents as Donald CAMERON & Mary McGREGOR
AF CAMERON, Janet bap 24 May 1786 Ardlisich, Fortingall, Perth, SCT d. bef 1869 SCT m. 5 Apr 1806 [Fortingall, Perth, SCT] Archibald STEWART b. Cunie, Logierait, Perth, SCT d. bef 1869 SCT
AG CAMERON, Rachel bap 1 Feb 1789 Fortingall, Perth, SCT d. 15 Nov 1875 Inverchadden, Rannoch, Perth, SCT [unm] - She was a Dairy Maid. Death record lists parents as Donald CAMERON & Mary McGREGOR. Informant was Duncan STEWART, a nephew.
AH CAMERON, Ewen bap 24 Jul 1791 Fortingall, Perth, SCT d. 8 Jun 1878 Pictou Co, NS m. abt 1820 [NS?] Christina ‘Christy’ __?__ b. abt 1795 SCT – Living Gulf Shore, Pictou, NS in 1871. Christy living with her son, Duncan, Gulf Shore, Pictou, NS in 1881. Note: The letter written by the below Duncan Cameron to a cousin in Scotland, indicates that Ewen CAMERON also had three daughters that were married and living on Prince Edward Island; two daughters married and living Pictou Co, NS; one daughter married and living Cumberland Co, NS; one son that was married and has been deceased from sometime; one son, maybe the below John, and a daughter, maybe Mary, living on an old farm in Pictou Co, NS.
AHA CAMERON, Mary b. abt 1821 Prince Edward Island, CAN – Mary living her brother, Duncan, Gulf Shore, Pictou, NS in 1881.
AHB CAMERON, Duncan b. 16 Oct 1837 NS d. 1911 Pictou Co, NS m. abt 1868 [NS] Annie M. MILLER b. 24 Dec 1843 NS d. 1916 Pictou Co, NS – Living Gulf Shore, Pictou, NS in 1871, 1881. Buried Murray Point Cemetery nr Lower Barney’s River, Pictou, NS.
AHBA CAMERON, Rachel b. abt 1869 NS
AHBB CAMERON, Edith Ann b. 8 Aug 1870 Pictou Co, NS d. 26 Aug 1927
AHBC CAMERON, Christina ‘Tena’ b. 10 Aug 1874 Pictou Co, NS
AHBD CAMERON, John b. abt 1875 Pictou Co, NS
AHBE CAMERON, Donald b. 15 Apr 1876 Pictou Co, NS
AHBF CAMERON, Mary Scott b. 1877 Pictou Co, NS d. 1880 Pictou Co, NS – Buried Murray Point Cemetery nr Lower Barney’s River, Pictou, NS.
AHBG CAMERON, Ewen D. b. 19 Oct 1879 Pictou Co, NS d. 27 Oct 1957 m. Jessie Helen ‘Nellie’ MacLEAN b. 1890 NS d. 1980 NS
AHBH CAMERON, James b. 1881 Pictou Co, NS d. 1882 Pictou Co, NS – Buried Murray Point Cemetery nr Lower Barney’s River, Pictou, NS.
AHC CAMERON, Elizabeth b. abt 1841 NS
AHD CAMERON, John b. 1842 Pictou Co, NS d. 1916 Pictou Co, NS m. Clotilda ROBERTSON b. 1852 Churchville, Pictou, NS d. 1921 Pictou Co, NS – Living Gulf Shore, Pictou, NS in 1881 nr his brother, Duncan. Buried Murray Point Cemetery nr Lower Barney’s River, Pictou, NS.
AHDA CAMERON, Helen ‘Ellen’ b. Sep 1880 Pictou Co, NS d. 1919 Pictou Co, NS m. Mailand GRANT b. abt 1878 NS [parents: Joseph GRANT c1816-? & Emelia __?__ c1834-?] – Helen buried Murray Point Cemetery nr Lower Barney’s River, Pictou, NS.
AHDB CAMERON, Owen K. b. 1887 Pictou Co, NS d. 1950 NS? – Buried Murray Point Cemetery nr Lower Barney’s River, Pictou, NS.
The system used here is a modified Henry System, which is the same except that letters of the alphabet are used instead of numbers. Also, each succeeding generation is indented. This ensures that you can quickly and easily tell how every individual is related to another individual just by looking at their reference letters. Example of the modified Henry System used in this and the following charts.
A CARMICHAEL, Donald - 1st Generation
AB CARMICHAEL, Patrick 'Peter' - 2nd Generation, 2nd Child
ABF CARMICHAEL, Patrick 'Peter' - 3rd Generation, 6th Child
ABFE CARMICHAEL, Mary - 4th Generation, 5th Child
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