Natalie R. Cameron

b. 29 September 1885, d. 25 January 1979
  • Natalie R. Cameron was born on 29 September 1885 in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.
  • Thomas Arthur Walthall and Mary LeGrand Weaver appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Newbern, Hale County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Natalie R. Cameron, Thomas Arthur Walthall Jr., Robert Kennon Walthall, Mary LeGrand Walthall, Milton Paul Walthall, Margaret LeGrand Cameron and Eugenia LeGrand Cameron.
  • The following appeared on 16 December 1900 in the Richmond Dispatch: The Raleigh (N. C.) Times says: Mrs. Frances [sic] Cameron, widow of General F. H. Cameron, and her daughter, Miss LeGrand Cameron, are at the Yarbrough. Mrs. Cameron has been spending some time in New York, and is now on her way to Alabama, to spend the winter with relatives. Misses Natalie and Eugenie are living in Alabama. Miss Fannie Cameron is spending the winter in New York.
  • She married Arthur James Hanlon, son of James Hanlon and Helen Holland, on 9 October 1909 in Glen Ridge, Essex County, New Jersey, according to a published newspaper article, but the marriage also was recorded as occurring on the same date in Chicago, Illinois.
  • The following appeared on 10 October 1909 in the Charlotte Daily Observer: (Glen Ridge, N.J., Oct. 9) A military wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnstone, 100 Ridgewood avenue, tonight, when Miss Natalie Cameron, daughter of the late Adjutant General Francis Cameron of North Carolina, became the bride of Lieutenant Arthur James Hanlon, formerly of Fort Snelling, Minn., now coach for the West Point military academy football team.
         Miss Cameron is a cousin of Mr. Johnstone. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. Shipman of New York, formerly chaplain at West Point. The bride's only attendant was Mrs. Charles Burnett of Fort Snelling, a sister of the bride, who was matron of honor.
         Lieutenant Edward Hayes of Fort Snelling was best man. The bridegroom and his best man were in full uniform at the wedding. Only the immediate relatives of the couple were present at the wedding.
  • Arthur James Hanlon and Natalie R. Cameron appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota.
  • The following appeared on 24 August 1914 in The News & Observer: The funeral of Mrs. Eugenia Le Grande Platt was held from St. Matthew's Episcopal church in Hillsboro Saturday afternoon at 6 o'clock, the services being conducted by Rev. A. S. Lawrence, rector of the church. The body was buried in the churchyard.
         Mrs. Platt was shot and killed by a Chinese servant in Shanghai on May 17 [sic]. It was erroneously reported that she had committed suicide. The last news from Shanghai concerning her death was that the alleged murderer was being tried with every prospect that he would be convicted.
         Mrs. Platt was the youngest daughter of Gen. and Mrs. Francis Hawkes Cameron, who for several years resided in Raleigh, their home being located on the southeast corner of Jones and East streets, and General Cameron being the inspector general of the State.
         The remains of Mrs. Platt were accompanied to Hillsboro by Mrs. Charles Burnett of Tokio, Japan; Mrs. Arthur Hanlon, of the Philippine Islands, and Mrs. George H. Paine, of Peoria, Ill., these all being sisters of hers. She is also survived by her husband and small son and by her mother, who makes her home with Mrs. Paine in Peoria. The three sisters left yesterday for Peoria.
         Among those who attended the funeral from Raleigh were Mr. Andrew Syme and Mr. H. R. Witherspoon.
  • The following appeared on 30 September 1915 in the Charlotte Daily Observer: The following San Francisco dispatch to The Washington Post will be of interest in North Carolina, Mrs. Charles Burnett being a daughter of the late Gen. F. H. Cameron of Raleigh:
         "Having in her possession one of the most valuable fans in the world, valued at $15,000 and a present from the late Empress Dowager of Japan, Mrs. Charles Burnett, wife of Lieutenant Burnett, United States Army, has arrived home from a trip to the Orient.
         "Mrs. Burnett is one of the most noted Japanese scholars in the world. She has translated many of the older Japanese poems and prose works, and it was because of translations done for the Empress that she received the fan.
         "She was accompanied home by her sister, Mrs. A. S. Hanlon."
  • The following appeared on 28 June 1927 in the Canton Ohio Repository: (Newark, N. J.) Colonel Arthur J. Hanlon, who has come from Detroit to administer prohibition, brought four cats with him and they are staying in his hotel. Eight more are coming with Mrs. Hanlon.
  • Natalie R. Cameron arrived in Honolulu, Hawaii, on 20 September 1935, aboard the SS President Van Buren, having departed San Francisco on the 13th.
  • Eugenia LeGrand Weaver and Natalie R. Cameron arrived in the Port of New York on 17 August 1938, aboard the SS Rex, having departed Naples on the 9th.
  • The following appeared on 21 July 1948 in The Alexandria Town Talk: Mrs. Eugenie LeGrand Cameron, 85, died at the home of General George Paine on the Military Highway, Pineville, Tuesday, June [sic] 20, 1948. She is the widow of the late General Francis Hawks Cameron, of North Carolina and Virginia, and the daughter of the late Dr. Leroy Gardiner Weaver of Selma, Ala., and of Margaret LeGrand, his wife.
         Mrs. Cameron is survived by her son, Captain Francis Hawks Cameron, Jr., U. S. Army, retired; her daughters, Mrs. Charles Burnett, widow of General Charles Burnett of Washington D. C., Mrs. George Paine, wife of General George H. Paine, U. S. Army, retired, and Mrs. Arthur J. Hanlon, wife of Colonel Arthur J. Hanlon, U. S. Army, retired, of New York; one grandson, Commander Alexander Scammel Cameron Wadsworth, U. S. Navy.
         Burial will be in Selma, Ala., home of her childhood on Saturday, July 24, 1948. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral home.
  • Natalie R. Cameron became a widow at the 24 August 1953 death of her husband Arthur James Hanlon.
  • The following appeared on 11 October 1957 in The Alexandria Town Talk: Mrs. Frances Cameron Burnett, 73, died at 8 p.m. Thursday in an Alexandria hospital.
         Remains will be shipped from John Kramer and Son Funeral Home to the Arlington National cemetery in Virginia today for services and interment.
         She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. LaGrande Paine and Mrs. Natenie Hanlon, both of Pineville. She was the wife of the late Brigadier General Charles Burnett.
  • Natalie R. Cameron died on 25 January 1979 at age 93 in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana.
  • She was interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
  • The following appeared on 28 January 1979 in The Washington Post: [Died] On Thursday, January 25, 1979, at Alexandria, La., Natalie C. Hanlon, wife of the late Arthur J. Hanlon, Col. USA Ret; survived by nephew A. S. C. Wadsworth, Capt. USN Ret., Bethesda, Md. Funeral services Monday, January 29, 3 p.m., graveside, Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements by Capitol Funeral Serivce.
  • Last Edited: 7 Aug 2016

Family: Arthur James Hanlon b. 17 September 1883, d. 24 August 1953