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Catherine CAMERONAge: 72 years18401912

Name
Catherine CAMERON
Given names
Catherine
Surname
CAMERON
Married name
Catherine McDERMID
Birth calculated 1840 33 37
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Cameron Family - Ontario
Cameron Family - Ontario

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Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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Note: The immigration record for Catherine includes the information that she was 12 years of age at the time of her arrival in Australia in 1852.
Birth of a sisterAnne CAMERON
calculated 1842 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Cameron Family - Ontario
Cameron Family - Ontario

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Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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Note: The immigration record for Anne includes the information that she was 10 years of age at the time of her arrival in Australia in 1852.
Birth of a brotherRonald CAMERON
calculated 1846 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Cameron Family - Ontario
Cameron Family - Ontario

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Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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Note: The immigration record for Ronald includes the information that he was 6 years of age at the time of his arrival in Australia in 1852.
Birth of a brotherFinlay CAMERON
calculated 1848 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Cameron Family - Ontario
Cameron Family - Ontario

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Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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Note: The immigration record for Finlay includes the information that he was 4 years of age at the time of his arrival in Australia in 1852.
Death of a maternal grandfatherAlexander CAMERON
before 1852 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: Page 1.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary McKINNON
before 1852 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: Page 1.
Emigration August 3, 1852 (Age 12 years)
Text:

Ontario 309 Passengers Departed Aug. 3, 1852 Arrived Dec. 15, 1852 Arrival Port Sydney

Note: Departed on the "Ontario" with 308 other passengers.
Death of a brotherDonald CAMERON
between August 3, 1852 and November 25, 1852 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Janet Cameron Birth Year: abt 1829 Age: 23 Arrival Date: 17 Dec 1852 Vessel Name: Ontario Origin Location: Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Note: Donald died on the voyage to Australia on board the "Ontario". His Father Norman also died on the voyage. There were many deaths on this voyage with the ship held in quarantine until 15 December 1852, but some immigrants were not released until 5 January 1853.
Death of a fatherNorman CAMERON
between August 3, 1852 and November 25, 1852 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Janet Cameron Birth Year: abt 1829 Age: 23 Arrival Date: 17 Dec 1852 Vessel Name: Ontario Origin Location: Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Note: Norman died on the voyage to Australia on board the "Ontario".
Immigration November 25, 1852 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Cameron Family - Ontario
Cameron Family - Ontario

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Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Note: Catherine arrived on board the Öntario". Her Father Norman and brother Donald died on the voyage. Her Mother, Christy and her other siblings on this voyage were Janet, Margaret, Alexander, Anne, Ronald and Finlay.There were many deaths on this voyage with the ship held in quarantine until 15 December 1852, but some immigrants were not released until 5 January 1853.
Marriage of a siblingAllan MacDONALDMargaret CAMERONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
1854 (Age 14 years)
Religion: Presbyterian
Citation details: Page 9.
Publication: Newspaper; Grafton, NSW; 1915 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Clarence River Pioneers - Article II
Clarence River Pioneers - Article II

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Note: Allan and Margaret were fellow passengers on the "Ontario". I cannot find any relevant marriage registration.
Marriage of a siblingJohn McDERMIDJanet CAMERONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
July 5, 1860 (Age 20 years)
Address: Free Presbyterian At the residence of Janet's Mother Taree Estate
Citation details: 2776/1860 MCDERMID JOHN CAMERON JANET MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1102 and 1221
Citation details: Page 3
Religious marriageAlexander McDERMIDView this family
March 2, 1863 (Age 23 years)
Address: Carr's Creek
Citation details: 1959/1863 MCDERMID ALEXANDER CAMERON CATHERINE GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 3
Birth of a son
#1
Donald McDERMID
October 21, 1864 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 8973/1864 MCDERMID DONALD ALEXANDER CATHERINE GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 7.
Birth of a son
#2
Norman McDERMID
June 27, 1866 (Age 26 years)
Address: Palmer's Island
Note: Robynne Blake has the date of 26 June.
Marriage of a siblingColin MACDONALDAnne CAMERONView this family
September 28, 1866 (Age 26 years)
Address: Palmer's Channel
Citation details: 2109/1866 MACDONALD COLIN CAMERON ANN GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 3.
Birth of a son
#3
John Hugh McDERMID
April 22, 1868 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 9744/1868 MCDERMID JOHN H ALEXANDER CATHERINE GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 8.
Birth of a daughter
#4
Christina McDERMID
June 15, 1870 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 10373/1870 MCDERMID CHRISTINA ALEXANDER CATHERINE CANNON GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 8.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Mary McDERMID
December 26, 1872 (Age 32 years)
Citation details: 11365/1873 MCDERMID MARY ALEXANDER CATHERINE MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Death of a brotherRonald CAMERON
September 1874 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: 1241/1874 CAMERON RONALD AGE 26 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY
Birth of a son
#6
Ronald Alexander McDERMID
November 5, 1874 (Age 34 years)
Address: Palmer's Channel
Citation details: 11790/1874 MCDERMID RONALD ALEXANDER ALEXANDER CATHERINE MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Birth of a daughter
#7
Flora Ann McDERMID
January 22, 1877 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 12681/1877 MCDERMID FLORA ANN ALEXANDER CATHERINE MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Marriage of a siblingFinlay CAMERONBarbara McKAYView this family
August 7, 1877 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 732/1877 CAMERON FINLAY MCKAY BARBARA SYDNEY
Citation details: Page 3.
Birth of a son
#8
Finlay Allan McDERMID
November 16, 1879 (Age 39 years)
Address: Palmer's Island
Citation details: 14564/1879 MCDERMID FINLAY ALLAN ALEXANDER CATHERINE MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Death of a motherChristina “Christy” CAMERON
May 16, 1881 (Age 41 years)
Informant: Alexander CAMERONson
Cause: Exhaustion
Citation details: 5969/1881 CAMERON CHRISTINA ALEXANDER MARY MACLEAN
Burial of a motherChristina “Christy” CAMERON
May 18, 1881 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Catherine Margaret Jane McDERMID
November 16, 1881 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 13484/1881 MCDERMID CATHERINE M J ALEXANDER CATHERINE MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Birth of a daughter
#10
Janet Susan McDERMID
March 24, 1884 (Age 44 years)
Address: Palmer's Island
Citation details: 16605/1884 MCDERMID JAMES S ALEXANDER CATHERINE MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Birth of a grandson
#1
John McDERMID
about 1892 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: 20776/1892 MCDERMID JOHN NORMAN ELLEN A MACLEAN
Marriage of a childNorman McDERMIDAlexandra Helen “Millie” CAMERONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1892 (Age 52 years)
Address: Free Presbyterian
Citation details: Page 8.
Death of a brotherAlexander CAMERON
June 11, 1893 (Age 53 years)
Citation details: 8605/1893 CAMERON ALEXANDER NORMAN CHRISTINA MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 3.
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Catherine “Katie” McDERMID
about 1894 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: 19626/1894 MCDERMID CATHERINE NORMAN ALEXANDER H MACLEAN
Marriage of a childAllan McPHEEMary McDERMIDView this family
Type: Religious marriage
January 30, 1894 (Age 54 years)
Address: Free Presbyterian Church
Citation details: 4636/1894 MCPHEE ALLAN MCDERMID MARY MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Marriage of a childJohn McMILLANChristina McDERMIDView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 16, 1894 (Age 54 years)
Address: Free Presbyterian Church
Citation details: 4650/1894 MCMILLAN JOHN MCDERMID CHRISTINA MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Helen C McDERMID
about 1897 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 23078/1897 MCDERMID HELEN C NORMAN ALEXANDRA H MACLEAN
Birth of a grandson
#4
Alexander Norman McDERMID
about 1898 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 22688/1898 MCDERMID ALEXANDER N NORMAN ALEXANDRA H MACLEAN
Death of a granddaughterHelen C McDERMID
about 1898 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 10014/1898 MCDERMID HELEN C NORMAN HELEN MACLEAN
Death of a daughterMary McDERMID
May 8, 1900 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: 5149/1900 MCPHEE MARY ALEXANDER CATHERINE CASINO
Citation details: Page 8.
Death of a sonDonald McDERMID
December 6, 1900 (Age 60 years)
Address: Grafton Hospital
Citation details: 12624/1900 MCDERMID DONALD ALEXANDER CATHERINE GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 8.
Birth of a grandson
#5
Donald R McDERMID
about 1901 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: 4674/1901 MCDERMID DONALD R NORMAN ALEXANDER H MACLEAN
Birth of a grandson
#6
Duncan C McDERMID
about 1903 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 22410/1903 MCDERMID DUNCAN C NORMAN ALEXANDER H MACLEAN
Death of a sisterJanet CAMERON
February 15, 1903 (Age 63 years)
Address: "Dungallon"
Citation details: 3888/1903 MCDERMID JANET NORMAN CHRISTINA TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
McDermid - Janet and John
McDermid - Janet and John

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Citation details: Page 3.
Marriage of a childWilliam Lesley McLEAYJanet Susan McDERMIDView this family
July 29, 1903 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 6276/1903 MCLEAY WILLIAM L MCDERMID JANET S MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 9.
Birth of a grandson
#7
Eric Allan McDERMID
about 1905 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: 34803/1905 MCDERMID ERIC A NORMAN ALEXANDER H MACLEAN
Death of a sisterAnne CAMERON
September 6, 1905 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: 9729/1905 MACDONALD ANNE NORMAN CHRISTINA MURWILLUMBAH
Citation details: Page 3.
Death of a brotherFinlay CAMERON
October 13, 1906 (Age 66 years)
Address: Maclean Hospital
Citation details: 13074/1906 CAMERON FINLAY NORMAN CHRISTINA MACLEAN
Cameron - Finlay and Barbara
Cameron - Finlay and Barbara

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Citation details: Page 3.
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Helena G McDERMID
about 1908 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: 5064/1908 MCDERMID HELENA G NORMAN ALEXANDER H MACLEAN
Marriage of a childWalter James CALLENFlora Ann McDERMIDView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 1, 1909 (Age 69 years)
Address: Free Presbyterian Church
Citation details: 5128/1909 CALLEN WALTER J MCDERMID FLORA A MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Isabel M McDERMID
about 1910 (Age 70 years)
Citation details: 40021/1910 MCDERMID ISABEL M NORMAN ALEXANDRA H MACLEAN
Death of a sonNorman McDERMID
January 19, 1911 (Age 71 years)
Address: Maclean Hospital
Citation details: 2101/1911 MCDERMID NORMAN ALEXANDER CATHERINE MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 8.
Note: Robynne Blake has the 18th June.
Death May 27, 1912 (Age 72 years)
Citation details: 6514/1912 MCDERMID CATHERINE NORMAN CHRISTINA MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 7.
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 28, 1826Strathaird, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 year
elder sister
6 years
elder brother
Donald CAMERON
Birth: calculated 1832 25 29Isle Of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: between August 3, 1852 and November 25, 1852At sea
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
PioneerAlexander CAMERON
Birth: about 1836 29 33Strathaird, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: June 11, 1893Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
5 years
herself
3 years
younger sister
Woman Pioneer IconAnne CAMERON
Birth: calculated 1842 35 39Strathaird, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: September 6, 1905Tyagarah, , New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger brother
PioneerRonald CAMERON
Birth: calculated 1846 39 43Strathaird, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: September 1874Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Family with Alexander McDERMID - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 2, 1863Clarence River, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
son
Donald McDERMID
Birth: October 21, 1864 35 24Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 6, 1900Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
son
22 months
son
John Hugh McDERMID
Birth: April 22, 1868 39 28Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1913Murwillumbah, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Christina McDERMID
Birth: June 15, 1870 41 30Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1955Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
Mary McDERMID
Birth: December 26, 1872 43 32Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 8, 1900Woodburn, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
son
Ronald Alexander McDERMID
Birth: November 5, 1874 45 34Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 22, 1935Tahakopa, Otago, New Zealand
2 years
daughter
Flora Ann McDERMID
Birth: January 22, 1877 48 37Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 2, 1925Waterfall, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
Finlay Allan McDERMID
Birth: November 16, 1879 50 39Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 2, 1947Coffs Harbour, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Catherine Margaret Jane McDERMID
Birth: November 16, 1881 52 41Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 1969Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Janet Susan McDERMID
Birth: March 24, 1884 55 44Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 10, 1964Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Cameron Family - Ontario
Cameron Family - Ontario

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Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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EmigrationWeb Site - Highland and Island Emigration Society
Text:

Ontario 309 Passengers Departed Aug. 3, 1852 Arrived Dec. 15, 1852 Arrival Port Sydney

ImmigrationWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Cameron Family - Ontario
Cameron Family - Ontario

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Cameron Family - Immigration record
Cameron Family - Immigration record

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ImmigrationWeb Site - Highland and Island Emigration Society
ImmigrationClarence River Pioneers - Newspaper 1943
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
MarriageM - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 1959/1863 MCDERMID ALEXANDER CAMERON CATHERINE GRAFTON
MarriageDescendants of Alexander Cameron and Mary McKinnon
Citation details: Page 3
DeathM - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 6514/1912 MCDERMID CATHERINE NORMAN CHRISTINA MACLEAN
DeathDescendants of Alexander Cameron and Mary McKinnon
Citation details: Page 7.