Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Pioneer

Alexander CAMERONAge: 57 years18361893

Name
Alexander CAMERON
Given names
Alexander
Surname
CAMERON
Birth about 1836 29 33
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 Alexander includes the information that he was 16 years of age at the time of his arrival in Australia in 1852.
Birth of a sisterCatherine CAMERON
calculated 1840 (Age 4 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 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 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 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 10 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 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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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 16 years)
Citation details: Page 1.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary McKINNON
before 1852 (Age 16 years)
Citation details: Page 1.
Emigration August 3, 1852 (Age 16 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 16 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 16 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 16 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: Alexander arrived on board the Öntario". His Father Norman and brother Donald died on the voyage. His Mother, Christy and his other siblings on this voyage were Janet, Margaret, Catherine, 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 18 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 24 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
Marriage of a siblingAlexander McDERMIDCatherine CAMERONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
March 2, 1863 (Age 27 years)
Address: Carr's Creek
Citation details: 1959/1863 MCDERMID ALEXANDER CAMERON CATHERINE GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 3
Marriage of a siblingColin MACDONALDAnne CAMERONView this family
September 28, 1866 (Age 30 years)
Address: Palmer's Channel
Citation details: 2109/1866 MACDONALD COLIN CAMERON ANN GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 3.
Death of a brotherRonald CAMERON
September 1874 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 1241/1874 CAMERON RONALD AGE 26 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY
Marriage of a siblingFinlay CAMERONBarbara McKAYView this family
August 7, 1877 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 732/1877 CAMERON FINLAY MCKAY BARBARA SYDNEY
Citation details: Page 3.
Death of a motherChristina “Christy” CAMERON
May 16, 1881 (Age 45 years)
Informant: Alexander CAMERONson
Cause: Exhaustion
Citation details: 5969/1881 CAMERON CHRISTINA ALEXANDER MARY MACLEAN
DeathChristina “Christy” CAMERON
May 16, 1881 (Age 45 years)
Burial of a motherChristina “Christy” CAMERON
May 18, 1881 (Age 45 years)
Death June 11, 1893 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 8605/1893 CAMERON ALEXANDER NORMAN CHRISTINA MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 3.
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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
himself
PioneerAlexander CAMERON
Birth: about 1836 29 33Strathaird, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: June 11, 1893Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger sister
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

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
DeathM - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 8605/1893 CAMERON ALEXANDER NORMAN CHRISTINA MACLEAN
DeathDescendants of Alexander Cameron and Mary McKinnon
Citation details: Page 3.