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Memorable Manitobans: Florence Victoria McKnight Cameron (1903-1966)


Born at Gunton on 24 September 1903, daughter of Thomas McKnight (1867-1937) and Elizabeth Florence “Bessie” Roome (1880-1970), she took teacher training and taught at Purple Bank School (1926, Principal) and Narcisse School (1926-1928). On 7 October 1929, she married John Cameron (?-?) at Winnipeg and had at least one child. They moved to British Columbia around 1947 where she later died at Victoria on 11 February 1966.


Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Death registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary [Mrs. Bessie Florence McKnight], Winnipeg Free Press, 16 May 1970, page 34.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 11 March 2018

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