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Charles CAMERON

Charles CAMERON

Male 1776 - 1862  (86 years)

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  • Name Charles CAMERON  [1
    Born 1776  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes Debts:
    * 1799: Action of the Trustees of Chief Donald Cameron of Lochiel against Charles Cameron, Tacksman of 1/4 of SALLACHAN, for arrears of Rent of 11.2.1/2d. (Source: Email from Chris Doak on 6th April 2020 quoting National Archives of Scotland - SC28/16/1. Processes of the Fort William Sheriff Court, 1799).
    * 1804: Charles was one name in a long list most owing only a small amount of money to Mr Alexander McIntyre, Merchant, Fort William, who presumably died suddenly. (Source: Email from Chris Doak on 6th April 2020 quoting National Archives of Scotland: SC28/16/5. Processes of the Fort William Sheriff Court 1804: Debtors of the deceased.)
    * 1809: Charles Cameron of Guisach was taken to court as a debtor to Duncan Cameron, merchant in Banavie. (Source: clan-cameron.org.au/genealogy)
     
    Occupation Later years 
    Miller in Bunree, near Culchenna, Onich (source: cla-cameron.org.au/genealogy) 
    Occupation 1799 
    Tacksman of 1/4 of Sallachan
    * Inventory of farmstock: 3 black cows, 1 speckled red and white cow, 1 two year old stot (red-white faced), 2 black stots (two year old), 1 three year old black cow (white faced), 1 three year old black cow, 1 red year-old (May last) stirk, and 150 sheep. (Source: Email from Chris Doak on 6th April 2020 quoting National Archives of Scotland - SC28/16/1. Processes of the Fort William Sheriff Court 1799) 
    Residence * Achnacarry: Charles might have grown up there as a child because his father was the miller at Achnacarry.
    * Sallachan: This is a farm on the north side of Loch Arkaig. Charles's first son (Hector) was born there in 1798. His second child Ewen was born in 1802 in the parish of Kilmallie which is a huge parish which includes Loch Arkaig and Fort William.
    * Eviction: Everyone was evicted from farms around Loch Arkaig in 1804.
    * Banavie: This is 4 kms north of Fort William. Charles's third child (Annie) was born there in 1805.
    * Guisach: This might be near Corpach, north east of Fort William. There were three children born there in 1807, 1809 & 1811.
    * Culchenna: This might be near Bullachulish. Two children were born there in 1813 & 1815.
    * Bunree: This is near Bullachulish. The last two children were born there in 1811?? & 1818. Charles died there in 1862.
     
    Died 30 Jul 1862  Bunree Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • In the parish of Ballachullish & Corran of Ardgour
    Person ID I-9332  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2022 

    Father Donald CAMERON 
    Relationship -3063 
    Mother Jane (Jean) ROBERTSON 
    Relationship -3063 
    Married Y  [2
    Children of marriage Comments by Don Gordon in November 2020:
    Donald Cameron and Jane Robertson had at least two daughters (Christ'n & Jane/Jean) and at least two sons (Donald & Charles). There might be other children, but we have no direct evidence of this.  
    Family ID F-3063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary CAMERON,   b. 1774,   d. 10 Sep 1867, Bunree Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Note Two sisters married two brothers.  
    Children 
    +1. Alastair (or Alistair) CAMERON  []
     2. Hector CAMERON,   b. 1798, Sallachan Loch Arlkaig Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Ewen CAMERON,   b. 1802, Kilmallie Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. Annie CAMERON,   b. 1805, Banavie Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John CAMERON,   b. 1807, Guisach Corpach Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     6. Isobel CAMERON,   b. 1809, Guisach Corpach Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     7. Kenneth CAMERON,   b. 1811, Guisach Corpach Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Duncan CAMERON,   b. 1813, Culchenna near Bullachulish Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     9. Alexander CAMERON,   b. 1815, Culchenna near Bullachulish Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     10. Catherine CAMERON,   b. 27 Nov 1811, Bunree Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Charles CAMERON,   b. 1 Jul 1818, Bunree Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2022 10:57:40 
    Family ID F-3159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Charles Cameron, died on 30th July 1862 in Bunree
    Charles Cameron, died on 30th July 1862 in Bunree
    His death certificate has:-
    Name: Charles Cameron
    Year of birth: Aged 86 years old when he died in 1862 born about 1776
    Date of death: 30th July 1862
    Place of death: Bunree in the parish of Ballachulish & Corran of Ardgour
    Parents: Donald Cameron (miller) & Jane Cameron nee Robertson both deceased
    Occupation: Miller ie same as father
    Spouse: Mary Cameron
    Son: Ewen Cameron he was present at the time of the death of Charles. He was illiterate


    Documents
    Family tree from Jeff McLeod - ID 9091
    Family tree from Jeff McLeod - ID 9091
    Descendants of Donald Cameron & Jane Robertson

  • Sources 
    1. [S-266] Death certificate attached to this profile.

    2. [S-121] Family Search.org -------C & D McLean, http://www.familysearch.org, 9 Sep 2021 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Donald Cameron Husband M Name Donald Cameron Sex Male Spouse's Name Janet Robertson Spouse's Sex Female Marriage Date 29 Mar 1748 Marriage Place Blair Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland Marriage Place (Original) Blair Atholl, Perth, Scotland
      searched with assistance of FS in Warwick staff on their website