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 John Angus Cameron

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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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In Loving Remembrance
of
JOHN A. CAMERON
Died Nov. 7, 1888
Aged 68 yrs.
Native of Glengarry
Ontario


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 8 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18735
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18735/john-angus-cameron : accessed ), memorial page for John Angus Cameron (1 Sep 1820–7 Nov 1888), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18735, citing Barkerville Historic Cemetery, Barkerville, Cariboo Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Find a Grave .