Lewis CAMERON

Lewis is my first cousin four times removed; we are related through his grandparents, my fourth great grandparents, Olive Eugene and Adelia (LEDGER) LAJEEUNESSE.  He was enumerated in the 1870 in North Hero, Grand Isle, VT with his parents.[1]  Lewis was enumerated in 1880 in North Hero, Grand Isle, VT as a servant for the farm next door to his parents.[2]  From 1900 to 1930 he was enumerated in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT with his wife Lena and one or more of his children and in later years their spouses and grandchildren in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[3]  He was enumerated with his new wife Mary in the 1940 censuses in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT next door to her son Wilfred P. DUFAULT.[4]  Lewis worked as a farmer his whole life, even when he was a “servant” his job was farm laborer also, seems that he never retired from farming, even in his last years of life in the 70’s.

 

Lewis CAMERON was born either 10 February 1861 in North Hero, Grand Isle, VT or born 15 February 1863 in North Hero, Grand Isle, VT the older date may have been a previous child of the family and the latter date his true birth, I can find no death of a child before the 1963 birth of Lewis.[5]  Lewis died 31 January 1941 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT of cardiac failure.[6]  He is interred at South Hero Cemetery in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[7]  Lewis married twice, first was Lina Emma CAMERON 29 May 1882 in St. Albans, Franklin, VT, by Father George N. CAISSEY.[8]  Lina was born 3 Jul 1861 in North Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[9]  She was the daughter of Prosper (John) and Charlotte (YOUNG/LAJEUNESSE) CAMERON.  She died of bronchial pneumonia 29 January 1932 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[10]  Lina was interred at South Hero Cemetery in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[11]  He married second Mary M. (SOCIA) DUFAULT 17 November 1934 by Rev. Merle SHANTZ in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[12]

 

Lewis and Lina had the following children:

  1. Elder J. born 7 July 1879 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[13] He died 28 December 1923 in South Hero, VT.[14] Elder married Bertha DUCHAM 17 March 1902 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[15]  She was born about 1885.  Bertha was the daughter of Davis and Linda (BUSHEY) DUCHAM.
  2. Mabel Nellie l born 5 January 1884 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[16] She married Albert Joseph PATNODE 21 December 1903 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[17]  Albert was born 7 July 1875 in North Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[18]  Albert was the son of Alexander and Frankie (MARTIN) PATNODE.  He died 11 October 1966.  Bert was interred at Lake View Cemetery, Burlington, Chittenden, VT.
  3. Mildred Nellie was born April 1897 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT. She died in March 1962 in Maine.  She was interred at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in South Eliot, York, ME.[19]  Mildred married Frank Joseph LAROSE 20 January 1917 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.[20]  Frank was born 14 December 1892 in South Hero, Grand Isle, VT.  He was the son of Joseph and Linda Mae (SAVAGE) LAROSE.  Frank died 1 July 1955 in Maine. He was interred at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, South Eliot, York, ME.[21]

[1] 1870 U.S. census, Grand Isle County, Vermont, population schedule, North Hero, page 15, 45 (stamped), dwelling 103, family 108, Oliver Cameron; NARA microfilm publication M593, 1621.

[2] 1880 U.S. census, Grand Isle County, Vermont, population schedule, North Hero, Enumeration District (ED) 119, page 13, 361 (stamped), dwelling , family 115, Morton Hibbard; NARA microfilm publication T9, 1344.

[3] 1900 U.S. census, Grand Isle County, Vermont, population schedule, South Hero, Enumeration District (ED) 126, sheet 3A, 289 (stamped), dwelling 43, family 45, Louis Cameron; NARA microfilm publication T623, 1691.  1910 U.S. census, Grand Isle County, Vermont, population schedule, South Hero, Enumeration District (ED) 123, sheet 3A, 81 (stamped), dwelling 33, family 35, Lois Cameron; NARA microfilm publication T624, 1615.  1920 U.S. census, Grand Isle County, Vermont, population schedule, South Hero, Enumeration District (ED) 95, sheet 2B, dwelling 42, family 44, Lewis Cameron; NARA microfilm publication T625, 1870.  1930 U.S. census, Grand Isle County, Vermont, population schedule, South Hero Town, Enumeration District (ED) 6, shhet 6A, 280 (stamped), dwelling 120, family 122, Louis Cameron; NARA microfilm publication T626, 2426.

[4] 1940 U.S. census, Grand Isle County, Vermont, population schedule, South Hero, Enumeration District (ED) 7-6, sheet 5A, 48 (stamped), family 92, Lewis Cameron; NARA microfilm publication T627, 4233.

[5] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 February 2015), Louis Cameron; FHL microfilm 194231.  Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 February 2015), Louis Cameron; FHL microfilm 194231.  Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 February 2015), Lewis Cameron; FHL microfilm 27498.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Vermont Births, Marriages and Deaths to 2008,” online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 15 February 2015), Lewis Cameron; vol. C-1871, page 831.

[6] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 February 2015), Louis Cameron; FHL microfilm 194231.

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 February 2015), Lewis L. Cameron; memorial 20906495.

[8] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 February 2015), Louis Cameron and Lena Cameron; FHL microfilm 540069.

[9] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 February 2015), Lina Emma Cameron.

[10] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 February 2015), Lina Emma Cameron.

[11]   Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 15 February 2015), Lena E. Cameron; memorial 20906503.

[12] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 February 2015), Lewis Cameron and Mary Default; FHl microfilm 1984231.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Vermont Births, Marriages and Deaths to 2008,” online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 15 February 2015), Lewis Cameron and Mary Default; vol. C-CHE 1926-195 page 1166.

[13] Vermont State Archives, “Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 16 February 2015), Elder Cameron.  “U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 16 February 2015), Elder Cameron; citing World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, 1984061.

[14] Vermont State Archives, “Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 16 February 2015), Elder Cameron.

[15] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 February 2015), Bertha Ducham and Elder Cameron; FHL microfilm 540084.

[16] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 February 2015), Mabel Nellie Cameron.

[17] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 February 2015), Albert Patnode and Mabel Cameron.

[18] Vermont State Archives, “Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 16 February 2015), Albert J. Patno.

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 February 2015), Mildred Cameron Larose; memorial 9504031.

[20] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 February 2015), Frank J. LaRose and Mildred M. Cameron; FHL microfilm 1984231.

[21] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 February 2015), Frank Joseph Larose; memorial 95094230.

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