Hugh CAMERON c.1823-1895
&
Christian "Christy" CAMERON 1831-1914

Fort William, Scotland; Mumbannar, Strathdownie, Merino & Sandford, S-W Victoria, Australia

Hugh & Christian Cameron Sandford Cemetery Hugh CAMERON b. c.1823 Strontian, Scotland, son of Allan CAMERON and Mary CAMERON was married in Dec 1853 at Fort William, Scotland to Christian "Christy" CAMERON b. 1831, Fort William, Scotland, daughter of John CAMERON and Flora CAMERON.

Hugh and Christian CAMERON arrived at Portland, Australia in Jan 1855 on the "Derry Castle" and were employed by the McEACHERN family of "Heathfield" Station, Strathdownie.

Later they lived at Dwyer's Creek, near Merino and acquired land at "The Bluff" between Sandford and Merino.

Hugh and Christian CAMERON were buried in the Sandford Cemetery in 1895 and 1914 respectively.

Hugh CAMERON & Christian CAMERON had the following known family...

  1. Catherine Ann CAMERON b. 1856, Limestone Ridge (Mumbannar), Vic, d. 1940, Merino, Vic m. 1878 to Edwin HUSSON 1845-1914;

  2. Flora Olive CAMERON b. 1858, "Heathfield" Station, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1939, m. 1880 to Andrew Oliver ANDISON 1857-1929;

  3. Mary Martha CAMERON b. 1860, "Heathfield" Station, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1897, m. 1884 to Joseph Stephen GULL 1857-1938;

  4. Charles Alexander CAMERON b. 1863, "Kilbride" station, d. 1935, near Millicent, SA, m. 1889 to Mary STEELE c. 1868-1937;

  5. Ewen McEachern CAMERON b. 1863, Penola, SA, d. 1955 , m. 1912 to Theodora COULSON 1882-1947;

  6. John CAMERON b. 1865, Penola, SA, d. 1938 Sandford, Vic.;

  7. Rebecca Ann Coulson CAMERON b. 1867, Merino, Vic, d. 1958 , m. 1896 to John Alexander URQUHART 1864-1939;

  8. Angus CAMERON b. 1867, Merino, Vic, d. 1867, Merino, Vic.;

  9. Christina Sarah CAMERON b. 1867, Merino, Vic, d. 1963 , m. 1892 Friedrich Franz NOLTE 1864-1953;

  10. Alexandrina CAMERON b. 1870, "The Bluff" Sandford, Vic, d. 1952.;

  11. Allan CAMERON b. 1871, Merino, Vic, d. 1937, Mount Gambier, SA, m. 1899 to Mary ORR 1869-1934 (chn at Merino, Sandford & Mount Gambier);

  12. Donald CAMERON b. 1873, Merino, Vic, d. 1875, Merino, Vic.;

  13. William Charles Ewen CAMERON b. 1875, Merino, Vic, d. 1959, m. ............;

  14. Martin CAMERON b. 1881, Merino, Vic, d. 1881, Sandford, Vic.;

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Daryl Povey povey@ncable.net.au

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