Cameron, Alexander Campbell (1873-1936)

Alexander Campbell Cameron was a machinist with A.R. Williams Machinery and with Vancouver Metal Company. He lived at 1822 Alberni Street from 1918 to 1920.

He was born in Nova Scotia on July 9, 1873. His father was Angus Cameron; his mother was Anne Campbell.

He married Helen Thomas. Helen was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on November 19, 1870. Her father was John Thomas (born in Halifax, Nova Scotia): her mother was Margaret Cruickshank Nicol (born in Scotland).

Alexander Campbell Cameron died in Vancouver on March 9, 1936. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Helen Cameron died in Vancouver on May 31, 1966. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby.

Alexander Campbell Cameron and Helen Thomas had four sons and two daughters.

One of the daughters was Rae, who married Mr. Whitley.

Sources

Alexander Campbell Cameron

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL5V-85B : accessed 13 Oct 2013), Alexander Campbell Cameron, 1936.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1936-09-511448, Alexander Campbell Cameron.

Alexander Campbell Cameron, death notice, Vancouver Sun – Mar 10, 1936, page 9, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=cPVlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=5299%2C919399;  Vancouver Sun – Mar 11, 1936, page 13, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=cfVlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=5168%2C1037445:  “Cameron – passed away at his home, 2148 W. 8th Ave. March 9, 1936.. Alexander Campbell Cameron, aged 62 years. Survived by his sorrowing widow, 4 sons and 2 daughters, also 4 sisters. Funeral on Thursday, March 12 at 3 p.m. from the residence. The Rev. A.W. McIntosh officiating. Interment Ocean View Burial Park. S.R. Bell Funeral home in charge of arrangements. San Francisco and New Glasgow papers please copy.”

Helen Thomas

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLTY-8XP : accessed 13 Oct 2013), Alexander Campbell Cameron in entry for Helen Cameron, 1966.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1966-09-007488, Helen Cameron.

Helen had a sister named Margaret Cruickshank Nicol Thomas. She was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on May 23, 1864. She did not marry. She died in North Vancouver on November 17, 1960. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLTM-TZC : accessed 13 Oct 2013), Margaret Nicol in entry for Margaret Cruickshank Nicol Thomas, 1960.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1960-09-013930, Margaret Cruickshank Nicol Thomas, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=02231f03-f97e-4e0f-bf4c-e957de3e59c3

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