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Farmer/Tax Assessor Danial A. Cameron (b. 13 Aug 1833, d. 16 Mar 1896)Danial A. Cameron (son of John David Cameron and Elizabeth Hale) was born 13 Aug 1833 in Giles Co., Tenn, and died 16 Mar 1896 in Salem, Saline Co., AR.He married Adeline Pipkins on 13 May 1855 in Salem, Saline Co., AR, daughter of Willis Pipkins and Mary.
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Buried in Cameron Cemetery in Salem, Saline Co., AR.Was a Methodist.Danial was a farmer, stock raiser and the assessor of Saline Co. Ar.Danial A. Cameron was born Aug 13 1833 and was reared on a farm, and educated in Tennessee.In 1850 he came to Arkansas with his father and 51 May 1855he married Miss Adeline Pipkins.After his marriage to Miss Pipkin he pursued the occupation of farming and settled on a farm of 160 acres,then a complete wilderness.He has cleared about 40 Acres.He acquired more acreage owning 320 acres.During the years of 1858 and 1866 he taught school demonstrating his ability as an agriculturist. 20 Apr 1861 Mr. Cameron enlisted in the first Arkansas Infantry (Col. Fagan), and served one year, being discharged at Corinth in May 1862.In May 1863, he joined the army again, in Capt. Millers company, (a part of Gen. Fagan's body guard). participating in the battle of Helena.After the surrender at Little Rock, he was sent home on the account of ill health, never after returning to the field of action.He was Democratic in his political views, and exerted quite an influence in his county, having served in county conventions on various occasions.For twelve years he served district as director and trustee, and took a great interest in schools and churches being an Ernest advocate of education advancement.Mr. Cameron was a candidate for the office of county assessor in 1885, but was defeated.In 1886 he again made the race and was elected, and re- elected in 1888.On July 1, 1879 Jeremiah Hale, and Danial A. Cameron partitioned the Saline County Probate Court, for Guardianship of Robert and Carrol J. Cameron, Minor heirs of the Deceased John David Cameron.And was granted on that date.He was also a member of Benton Lodge no. 34, A. F. & A. M. in which he was J. D. and formerly a wheeler.
More About Danial A. Cameron and Adeline Pipkins:
Marriage: 13 May 1855, Salem, Saline Co., AR.
Children of Danial A. Cameron and Adeline Pipkins are:
- Willis J. Cameron, b. 10 Aug 1857, Salem, Saline Co., AR, d. 02 Dec 1926.
- Mary E. Cameron, b. 06 Jun 1860, Salem, Saline Co., AR.
- Martha Cameron, b. 13 May 1863, Salem, Saline Co., AR.
- Laura J. Cameron, b. 09 Nov 1865, Salem, Saline Co., AR.
- Eliza C. Cameron, b. 28 Oct 1869, Salem, Saline Co., AR.
- Emma Cameron, b. 25 Aug 1871, Salem, Saline Co., AR.
- John L. Cameron, b. 27 Mar 1874, Salem, Saline Co., AR, d. 23 Apr 1934.
- Samuel B. Cameron, b. 18 Aug 1877, Salem, Saline Co., AR.