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CAMERON of Trislaig
informaton from Stuart Park
Maria Colquhoun
Maria Colquhoun
   Colquhoun   dau of Angus Colquhoun and Mary Cunningham    
   c.12sep1793     Ardchattan,Argyll
   d.28dec1874 NZ
   married  28 Feb 1811 , Inverscaddle Bay, 
   |    (from NZ records at Inerscaddle, Ardgour)
   b. 11 Jun 1783  Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland
                     son of  Angus Cameron and Mary Cameron
   b.06dec1848     Wellington , NZ
   |                                                                   cont.
   |===========|==========|===========|==========|========|==========||===   Info 1 Ewen and Mary origins- marriage
   Mary        Flora      Marjory     Jane       John     Charles    
   1812        1814       1816        1818       1820     1822    

                   Sarah      Allan     Donald     Margaret  Anne      Catherine
                   1824       1826      1828       1831      1833      1836

Info 3, IGI births Info 2 Ewen and Mary origins

Info 4, parish map
Info 5, Blenhiem passenger list

In August 1840
Ewen and his family emigrated to New Zealand with all the children except John on the Blenheim which brought out 197 people under the leadership of Laird Donald McDonald.
This gentleman was a representative of the New Zealand Company and a large landholder in the colony and nearly the whole of the body of emmigrants were composed of his own and neighbouring clans, from near Fort William, Invernessshire.
Source White Wings - Sir Henry Brett Blenhiem full PASSENGER LIST

According to her age given when the family emigrated Mary would have been only 17 when they married so was probable still a home, however Ewen's age was thought to be actually 57 rather than the 50 recorded so Mary's age may also have been reduced. but given the aged of her youngest child she was unlikely to be very much older.

Sarah Cameron   married on 29 aug 1851 to
Duncan Campbell  a Master Mariner from Grandtuly Scotland
 their eldest daughter Margret married John Glass from kinross on 14 mar 1871
  in the Wesleyan Church Lawrence Otago NZ

My thanks to Charles Staufenberg for the picture of Inverscaddle
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