Cameron (Family : 1842-1905 : Montréal, Québec)

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Cameron (Family : 1842-1905 : Montréal, Québec)

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Archie, John, and James junior were three of the eight children of James Cameron, a Scottish immigrant to Montreal. A tavern keeper and grocer in Montreal from 1842-1859, James Cameron owned the Glasgow Inn tavern on Saint-Laurent Boulevard (see John Fraser, Canadian Pen and Ink Sketches [Montreal, 1890], p. 130). He is listed in the 1842 Lower Canada Census as having eight children. His sons include James junior, John, and Archie. John Cameron resided in Toronto between the 1850s and 1870s. Archie Cameron lived in Toronto during the 1850s, working in factories. He married Lucy, with whom he had four children.


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