Posted By:Jerri Strombeck
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Subject:Re: Christine J. Cameron & Bessie M. Cameron, Virginia City
Post Date:May 22, 2012 at 03:23:09
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I'm a volunteer, no relation.

Reno Evening Gazette, 10/14/1876
John F. Weir...was admitted to citizenship today.


Storey County Nevada marriage records, 1874-85
about Cameron, R. S.
Name: Cameron, R. S.
Age: X
Spouse: Weir, Annie
Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1879 1879
Spouse's Age: 31
Residence: Virginia City
Page #: 4
Book: 6
Spouse's Residence: Virginia City



1900 census, Virginia City, Storey, Nevada

Robert ? Cameron 56 imm 1870 SCO f SCO m SCO gold and silver miner
Christina J Cameron 18 NV
Bessie M Cameron 17 NV
John F Weir 51 bil CAN ENG f IRE m SCO imm 1860 bill
collector

Virginia City, Storey, Nevada
[Storey
Robert Reid 52
Mary Reid 34
Alice M Reid 9
Jennie E Reid 15


Reno Evening Gazette, 2/5/1902
Robert Cameron, an old Comstocker, fell from the balcony of his residence in Virginia City yesterday, breaking his neck and dying a few minutes after.

San Francisco Call 4/28/1908
Marriage licenses
Robert P. Reid, 21, and Christina J. Cameron, 18, both of 350 Connecticut St.

1910 census, San Francisco Assembly District 31, San Francisco, California
Robt P Reid 29 m 2 yrs NV f SCO m IRE ship fitter ship yard
Christina J Reid 29 1 ch 1 liv NV f SCO m CAN ENG
Bessie V Reid 1

1910 census, San Francisco Assembly District 31, San Francisco, California 350 Connecticut St.
Robert Reid 63 SCO machinist iron works
Mary Reid 46 SCO
Alice M Reid 19 CA
Jennie E Reid 25 NV
William Stewart 25
Patrick McNultie 53
Harry E Pierce 24
Bessie M Cameron 27 bookkeeper office
Philip Conley 34
So you know that they went to SF and moved in with the Robert Reid family.
I can't find Bessie after that; I don't know if she died (perhaps in the flu epidemic) or married.



1910 census, Pleasant Valley, Owyhee, Idaho
John F Weir 60 millwright contracting

1920 census, Alameda, Alameda, California
Robert P Reid 38 frame fitter ship yard
Christina Reid 37
Bessie Reid 10

Jordan Valley, Malheur, Oregon
John F Weir 70
Edward Clark 30


1930 census, Alameda, Alameda, California

Robert P Reed 50
Christina J Reed 49
Bessie V Reed 20

Jordan Valley, Malheur, Oregon

John F Weir 82

Mary Reid, wife of Robert Gray Reid, b 7/18/1867, d 2/28/1930. She was a native of Kilburnie, Scotland. I am wondering if perhaps she was related to either the Cameron or Weir side of the family.

Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008
about John Weir
Name: John Weir
Death Date: 24 Feb 1934
Death Place: Malheur
Certificate: 16




U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
about Robert Porteous Reid
Name: Robert Porteous Reid
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1880
Birth Place: Virginia City, Nevada
Residence: Ala, California
Race: White



California Death Index, 1940-1997
about Christina Jenna Reid
Name: Christina Jenna Reid
[Christina Jenna Cameron]
Social Security #: 0
Sex: Female
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1881
Birthplace: Nevada
Death Date: 17 Jan 1950
Death Place: Alameda
Mother's Maiden Name: Weir
Father's Surname: Cameron


California Death Index, 1940-1997
about Robert P Reid
Name: Robert P Reid
Social Security #: 560036437
Sex: Male
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1880
Birthplace: Nevada
Death Date: 10 Mar 1963
Death Place: Contra Costa

California Death Index, 1940-1997
about Bessie Virginia Burtt
Name: Bessie Virginia Burtt
[Bessie Virginia Reid]
Social Security #: 547015085
Sex: Female
Birth Date: 3 Apr 1909
Birthplace: California
Death Date: 17 Oct 1996
Death Place: Contra Costa
Mother's Maiden Name: Cameron
Father's Surname: Reid