DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL J. CAMERON
Generation No. 1
1. SAMUEL J.1 CAMERON was born 1817, and died Aft. 1860. He married CATHERINE BLUE. She was born 1819,
and died Abt. 1848.
Notes for SAMUEL J. CAMERON:
The 1850 Census of Western Division Cumberland County, NC shows in dwelling #485: Samuel Cameron 33;
Catherine Cameron 35; Mary E. Cameron 9; Catherine A. Cameron 7; John 'D' Cameron (instead of John 'B') 5;
& Samuel Cameron 2 yrs. Also with this family is James Mitchell 12 yrs. Next door in dwelling #486 is
John Cameron 70 & Mary Cameron 73. (May be Samuel's parents)
The August 1860 Census of Harnett County, Summerville Post Office, NC shows: Samuel Cameron 44; M. E.
Cameron 18; J. B. Cameron 14; & S. J. Cameron 12 yrs. (Harnett was created in 1855 from Cumberland
County. This family may have been in the area of Cumberland that became Harnett.)
The 1870 Census of Quewhiffle District of Cumberland shows in dwelling #174 Samuel Cameron 23 & Lovedy 20.
Living next door in dwelling #175 is: David McKethan 18; Cynthia McKethan 22; Mary McKethan 16; Sarah
McKethan 14 and Christian McKethan 12.
The June 1880 Census of Quewhiffle District of Cumberland County, NC shows: Samuel Cameron 32; Lovdia M.
Cameron 30; John A. Cameron 9; William D. Cameron 6; Christian Cameron 3; Samuel Cameron 1yr. Sintha
McKethan 32 sister; Sarah McKethan 22 sister; Christian J. 20 sister.
1890 Census not available.
The June 1900 Census of Quewhiffle District of Cumberland County, NC shows: Samuel J. Cameron 52; Margarett
Cameron 50; Samuel C. Cameron 21; Ed Watts Cameron18; Beulah S. Cameron 13; Frank Cameron 10; Maggie J.
Cameron 8; Sarah McKethan 42 sister-in-law.
The June 1900 Census of Quewhiffle District of Cumberland County, NC shows: John Cameron 23, Head of
household; William Cameron 24 Brother & Flora A. sister 19, all single living together.
The 1910 Census of Quewhiffle District of Cumberland County, NC shows: John A. Cameron 39, m. 19 yrs to
Annie E 35; Alex B. 17; John B. 16; Marga R. 14; Marcelas 11; Juanita 9; Lura 7; Lauchlin 3; Leon 1;
Mary Blue 56 mother; and 2 boarders
The 1910 Census of Quewhiffle District of Cumberland County, NC shows: Samuel J. Cameron 62; Lovdia M. 60;
Beulah S. 29; Frank 19; Maggie J. 16 & Sarah McKethan sister.
The 1920 Census of Quewhiffle District of Hoke County (Hoke was created 1911) shows: John A. Cameron 45;
Alex B. 27; John B. 25; Margarett 23; Marcellus 21; Juanita 19; Laura 16; Lockland 15; Leon 11; Charles 8
and Mary Blue Grand Mother 68.
The 1920 Census of Quewhiffle District of Hoke County shows: Samuel J. Cameron Head 71; Margarette L. 69 &
Frank 28 single
By 1930 Sam is 82 years of age, is living with his sister-in-law Sarah McKeithan. 72, & son Frank Cameron 38
in Hoke County, Raeford, NC. (Hoke was created in 1911 out of Cumberland)
Children of SAMUEL CAMERON and CATHERINE BLUE are:
i. JOHN B.2 CAMERON, b. 1845.
Notes for JOHN B. CAMERON:
John B. Cameron worked at Fayetteville Aresenal. Arsenal workers formed into a battalion and served under
Johnston's Army, CSA.
2. ii. SAMUEL JOHNSON CAMERON, b. February 14, 1848; d. October 16, 1932, Hoke County, NC.
iii. MARY E. CAMERON, b. 1841.
iv. CATHERINE A. CAMERON, b. 1843.
Generation No. 2
2. SAMUEL JOHNSON2 CAMERON (SAMUEL J.1) was born February 14, 1848, and died October 16, 1932 in Hoke
County, NC. He married LOVEDIA MARGARET MCKEITHAN. She was born January 16, 1850, and died January 31,
1929 in Hoke County, NC.
Children of SAMUEL CAMERON and LOVEDIA MCKEITHAN are:
3. i. JOHN ALEXANDER3 CAMERON, b. April 1871; d. Bef. 1930.
ii. WILLIAM DANIEL CAMERON, b. July 16, 1873. d. July 06, 1912
iii. CHRISTIAN CAMERON, b. 1877.
iv. SAMUEL CARLTON CAMERON, b. April 29, 1879; d. March 09, 1923.
v. FLORA A. CAMERON, b. October 1881.
Notes for FLORA A. CAMERON:
The 1900 Census of Cumberland County, Quewhiffle Township, shows John Cameron 28, William Cameron, 25 &
Flora A. Cameron 19, all single siblings, living together.
vi. EDDIE WATTS CAMERON, b. September 29, 1882; d. August 15, 1925; m. SALLY POWELL.
vii. BEULAH S CAMERON, b. December 1887.
viii. FRANK CAMERON, b. January 1890; d. October 25, 1952.
Notes for FRANK CAMERON:
See 1920 Census Hoke County, Quewhiffle Township. Samuel J. Cameron 71, Margarette L. wife 69, and Frank
Cameron son 28.
ix. MAGGIE J. CAMERON, b. July 09, 1892.
Generation No. 3
3. JOHN ALEXANDER3 CAMERON (SAMUEL JOHNSON2, SAMUEL J.1) was born April 1871, and died Bef. 1930. He
married ANNIE E. BLUE Abt. 1892, daughter of MARY BLUE. She was born 1875.
Notes for ANNIE E. BLUE:
Annie E. is shown on 1930 Census of Hoke County, Raeford, NC as head of household, widow, 56 years old.
Children of JOHN CAMERON and ANNIE BLUE are:
i. ALEXANDER B.4 CAMERON, b. 1893.
ii. JOHN B. CAMERON, b. 1894; m. MATTIE.
iii. MARGURITE CAMERON, b. 1896; m. JAMES HEWITT.
iv. MARCELAS CAMERON, b. 1899.
v. JUANITA CAMERON, b. 1901; m. UNKNOWN HEWITT.
vi. LURA L. CAMERON, b. 1903; m. T. L. DAVIS.
4. vii. WILLIAM LOCHLIN CAMERON, b. September 17, 1906; d. August 21, 1971, Vass, Moore County, NC.
viii. EDWARD LEON CAMERON, b. 1909.
Notes for EDWARD LEON CAMERON:
His first name appears to be Edward in 1930 Census of Raeford, Hoke County, NC. Not sure.
ix. CHARLES B. CAMERON, b. 1912.
Generation No. 4
4. WILLIAM LOCHLIN4 CAMERON (JOHN ALEXANDER3, SAMUEL JOHNSON2, SAMUEL J.1) was born September 17, 1906,
and died August 21, 1971 in Vass, Moore County, NC. He married (1) UNKNOWN Abt. 1930.
He met (2) NINA LUCILLE MCCRAW 1939. He married (3) KATIE COLE Abt. 1960.
See History of Birth of James Mason Gray - link below
Notes for WILLIAM LOCHLIN CAMERON:
William L. was a Druggist. Joined US Navy. Mr. Cameron met Lucille in St. Pete, FL. Only knew her about
3 months. He was vacationing in FL.
Children of WILLIAM CAMERON and UNKNOWN are:
i. MARY BLUE5 CAMERON, b. 1931; m. NORMAN CATLETT.
ii. ETHEL GAYLE CAMERON, b. Abt. 1935.
iii. CLAUDE L. CAMERON, b. 1939.
Child of WILLIAM CAMERON and NINA MCCRAW is:
iv. JAMES MASON5 GRAY, b. September 11, 1939.
Child of WILLIAM CAMERON and KATIE COLE is:
v. THURLA JANE5 CAMERON, b. 1966; m. WILLIAMSON.
History of Birth; James Mason Gray
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