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 John Angus Cameron

John Angus Cameron

Birth
Charlottenburgh, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties, Ontario, Canada
Death 7 Nov 1888 (aged 68)
Barkerville, Cariboo Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial Barkerville, Cariboo Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Memorial ID 18735 · View Source
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Western Frontier Figure. Born John Angus Cameron in Ontario, Canada, he was a pioneer prospector noted for his participation in the Cariboo Gold Rush. In 1862, he struck a rich gold deposit, staked a claim in the area on Willams Creek. It became a successful township area known as Camerontown. The strike remained in prominence and wealth until Barkerville, along with areas also became rich finds in the mid 1860s.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18735
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Angus Cameron (1 Sep 1820–7 Nov 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18735, citing Barkerville Historic Cemetery, Barkerville, Cariboo Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .