The Keeper of the Scrapbooks — Christina ‘tina’  Camelon Buchanan — Thanks to Diane Juby

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The Keeper of the Scrapbooks — Christina ‘tina’  Camelon Buchanan — Thanks to Diane Juby

Photo from the Christina ‘tina’  Camelon (married John Buchanan) thanks to Diane Juby

This week I received a few scrapbooks from Diane Juby wife of Mississippi Mill councillor John Dalgity. John had contacted me about them and I vowed to record as much as I can from the scrapbooks with Lanark County history and then after they could decide where to donate them.

These scrapbooks were made by Christina ‘tina’  Camelon who married married John Buchanan. I am over the moon that I can share all this with you thanks to Diane Juby. These are national treasures.

Diane wrote:

Hi Linda… these are my grandparents. Christina ‘tina’  Camelon married John Buchanan. He died late 40s from TB and worked for railroad at Glentay. The bottom pic has my dad in it. Allan Buchanan. Please enjoy and if you want more info contact me . Thanks so much for doing this… maybe you could say they were from her scrapbooks. She was a widow early on in life…. great at baking and sewing .

Diane

Photos— don’t forget to send me your family photos so we can document your family’s life- From Diane Juby

Thanks to Diane Juby who is the granddaughter of Christina– this is the keeper of the scrapbooks I am working on with great happiness.

Photo of Christina ‘tina’ Camelon (married John Buchanan) (sitting) — She is sitting next to her sister Annie Yuill who is standing. Thanks to Diane Juby and MM councillor John Dalgity for dropping them off yesterday. I am in heaven here..Stay tuned!!

Her grandmother grew up n Middleville, Ontario.

Most of these photos were taken in Middleville and Perth

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This pic has my dad in it. Allan Buchanan

Laurie ClowaterLaurie Clowater originally shared this on 06 Apr 2019 ancestry


Christina Camelon
Gender:Female
Birth Date:8 Feb 1902
Birth Place:Lanark, Ontario, Canada
Father:Archibald Camelon
Mother:Ellen Somerville
Name:Christena Blanche Camelon
Gender:Female
Age:29
Birth Year:abt 1902
Birth Place:Middleville
Marriage Date:29 Jul 1931
Marriage Place:Canada, Ramsay, Lanark, Ontario
Father:Archibald Camelon
Mother:Ellen Camelon
Spouse:John Alexander Buchanan
Name:
Christina Buchanan
Birth Date:
1902
Death Date:
1989
Cemetery:
Elmwood Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place:
Perth, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada





1921 Census
Name:
Rena Camelon[Tena Camelon]
Gender:
Female
Racial or Tribal Origin:
Scotch (Scotish)
Nationality:
Canada
Marital Status:
Single
Age:
19
Birth Year:
abt 1902
Birth Place:
Ontario
Residence Date:
1 Jun 1921
House Number:
16
Residence Street or Township:
Ramsay
Residence City, Town or Village:
Township of Ramsay
Residence District:
Lanark
Residence Province or Territory:
Ontario
Residence Country:
Canada
Relation to Head of House:
Daughter
Father’s Name:
Archie Camelon
Father Birth Place:
Ontario
Mother Birth Place:
Ontario
Can Speak English?:
Yes
Can Speak French?:
No
Religion:
Presbyterian
Can Read?:
Yes
Can Write?:
Yes
Municipality:
Ramsay
Enumeration District:
97
Sub-District:
Ramsay (Township)
Sub-District Number:
39
Enumerator:
James Stule
District Description:
Polling Division No. 4 – Comprising the 7th and 8th concessions, from lot no. 15 to lot no. 27 inclusive; and also the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th concessions, from lot no. 16 to lot no. 27 inclusive
Neighbours:
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Line Number:
21
Family Number:
16
Household Members
Age
Relationship
Archie Camelon
62
Head
Agnes Camelon
22
Daughter
Rena Camelon
19
Daughter
John Camelon
17
Son
Ann Camelon
13
Daughter






Her husband John A Buchanan

1921 census
Name:
John Buchanan
Gender:
Male
Racial or Tribal Origin:
Irish
Nationality:
Canada
Marital Status:
Single
Age:
13
Birth Year:
abt 1908
Birth Place:
Ontario
Residence Date:
1 Jun 1921
House Number:
100
Residence Street or Township:
Bathurst
Residence City, Town or Village:
Township of Bathurst
Residence District:
Lanark
Residence Province or Territory:
Ontario
Residence Country:
Canada
Relation to Head of House:
Son
Father’s Name:
Johnson Buchanan
Father Birth Place:
Ontario
Mother’s Name:
Margaret Buchanan
Mother Birth Place:
Ontario
Can Speak English?:
Yes
Can Speak French?:
No
Religion:
Presbyterian
Can Read?:
Yes
Can Write?:
Yes
Months at School:
9
Occupation:
Student
Municipality:
Bathurst
Enumeration District:
97
Sub-District:
Bathurst (Township)
Sub-District Number:
1
Enumerator:
George Korry
District Description:
Polling Division No. 1 – Comprising 1st, 2nd and 3rd concessions of the township of Bathurst
Neighbours:
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Line Number:
6
Family Number:
100
Household Members
Age
Relationship
Johnson Buchanan
49
Head
Margaret Buchanan
45
Wife
William Buchanan
23
Son
Verla Buchanan
20
Daughter
Calvin Buchanan
18
Son
Margorie Buchanan
16
Daughter
John Buchanan
13
Son
Cliford Buchanan
8
Son

Spouse:
John A Buchanan
Name:John Alexander Buchanan
Gender:Male
Age:23
Birth Year:abt 1908
Birth Place:Snow Road
Marriage Date:29 Jul 1931
Marriage Place:Canada, Ramsay, Lanark, Ontario
Father:Johnston Buchanan
Mother:Maggie Buchanan
Spouse:Christena Blanche Camelon

About lindaseccaspina

Linda Knight Seccaspina was born in Cowansville, Quebec about the same time as the wheel was invented and the first time she realized she could tell a tale was when she got caught passing her smutty stories around in Grade 7 at CHS by Mrs. Blinn. When Derek "Wheels" Wheeler from Degrassi Jr. High died in 2010, Linda wrote her own obituary. Some people said she should think about a career in writing obituaries. Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa from 1976-1996. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off she finally found her calling. Is it sex drugs and rock n' roll you might ask? No, it is history. Seeing that her very first boyfriend in Grade 5 (who she won a Twist contest with in the 60s) is the head of the Brome Misissiquoi Historical Society and also specializes in local history back in Quebec, she finds that quite funny. She writes every single day and is also a columnist for Hometown News and Screamin's Mamas. She is a volunteer for the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, an admin for the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page, and a local guest speaker. She has been now labelled an historian by the locals which in her mind is wrong. You see she will never be like the iconic local Lanark County historian Howard Morton Brown, nor like famed local writer Mary Cook. She proudly calls herself The National Enquirer Historical writer of Lanark County, and that she can live with. Linda has been called the most stubborn woman in Lanark County, and has requested her ashes to be distributed in any Casino parking lot as close to any Wheel of Fortune machine as you can get. But since she wrote her obituary, most people assume she's already dead. Linda has published six books, "Menopausal Woman From the Corn," "Cowansville High Misremembered," "Naked Yoga, Twinkies and Celebrities," "Cancer Calls Collect," "The Tilted Kilt-Vintage Whispers of Carleton Place," and "Flashbacks of Little Miss Flash Cadilac." All are available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. Linda's books are for sale on Amazon or at Wisteria · 62 Bridge Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada, and at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum · 267 Edmund Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada--Appleton Museum-Mississippi Textile Mill and Mill Street Books and Heritage House Museum and The Artists Loft in Smith Falls.

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