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John Findlay Paterson

M, #5664, b. 14 April 1882, d. 29 February 1956
John Findlay Paterson 1882-1956, Dec 1947
Frontface: Erected by Sarah Smith in loving memory of her husband John Findlay Paterson baker who died 20th August 1925 aged 71 years, and of their daughters Isabella Downie and Sarah Smith who died in infancy. The above Sarah Smith died 19th August 1946 aged 83 years.
Sideface: And her father and mother Alexander Smith baker died 1868 aged 49 years, his wife Isaeblla Downie died 1888 aged 65 years.
Frontface: Erected by Sarah Smith in loving memory of her husband John Findlay Paterson baker who died 20th August 1925 aged 71 years, and of their daughters Isabella Downie and Sarah Smith who died in infancy. The above Sarah Smith died 19th August 1946 aged 83 years.
  • (Child) Birth*: John Findlay Paterson was born on 14 April 1882 at Smalls Lane, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1882 births in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee ref 114; John Findlay Paterson, 1882 April Fourteenth 8h 30m am, Smalls Lane Lochee; m, father John Paterson baker journeyman, Sarah Paterson ms Smith, m 1881 June 11th Lochee; John Paterson father present, 1882 April 19th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.1
  • He was the son of John Findlay Paterson and Sarah Copeland Smith.
  • Partners*: John Findlay Paterson and Euphemia Stewart Johnston were Partners in August 1901.
  • (Witness) Birth Reg: RCE image held; vol 8 page 161 Register of Corrected Entries ; in the fourth column of entry no 203 in the register book of births for the year 1902, before the name of the child's mother insert John Patterson Jnr on the authority of a certificate in the form of schedule (F) to the following effect :- In an action relating to the paternity of a female child born at 27 Overgate Dundee on March 24th 1902, at the instance of Poor Euphemia Stewart Johnston, Smalls Wynd Dundee against John Patterson Jnr 46 Peddie Street Dundee, the Sheriff Court of Forfarshire (Dundee District) on October 7th 1903 found that the said child was the Illegitimate Child of the parties aforesaid. October 31st 1903 at Dundee Alex Simpson registrar.2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Findlay Paterson married Helen Summerton, daughter of Edward Summerton and Isabella Haughton, on 29 December 1904 at St Margarets Church, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1905 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dunde, ref 10; 1904 on the 29th day of December at St Margaret Church Lochee after publication according to the form of the Scottish Episcopal Church; signed John Paterson Jute Mill Overseer (bachelor) aged 23, 26 Logie Street, Dundee; father John Paterson Baker (jour), mother Sarah Paterson ms Smith; and signed Nelly Summerton Jute Spinner (spinster) aged 23, 10 Balgay Street Lochee; father Edward Summerton (deceased) Wool Merchant, mother Lizzie Summerton ms Haughton; signed Joseph C Cater (clerk in Holy Orders Rector of St Margarets Church Lochee, signed David Matthew witness, signed Christina Paterson witness; registered 1905 January 4th at Lochee, J Robertson registrar.3
  • (Informant) Birth: John Findlay Paterson registered the birth of John Findlay Paterson on 17 April 1905 at 2 Campbell Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1905 births in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee; ref 364; John Findlay Paterson; 1905 April seventeenth 11h 45m am 2 Campbell Street; male; John Findlay Paterson jute mill overseer Helen Paterson ms Summerton 1904 December 29th Dundee; John F Paterson father present; 1905 May 4th at Dundee Thos Meek registrar.4
  • (Informant) Birth: John Findlay Paterson registered the birth of William Elder Paterson on 24 January 1909 at 9 Kirkgate, Cupar, Fife, Scotland; 1909 births in the district of Cupar in the county of Fife, ref 10; William Elder Paterson, 1909 January Twenty-fourth 9h 0m pm 9 Kirkgate Cupar; male; parenst John Findlay Paterson baker's vanman and Helen Paterson ms Summerton m 1904 December 29th Dundee; infromant John indlay Paterson father presenr; registered 1909 February 8th at Cupar Alex M Maclachlan assist registrar, initialled CW (Chas Welch registrar.)5,6,7
  • (Informant) Birth: John Findlay Paterson registered the birth of George Wheatley Paterson on 15 January 1920 at 10 Marybank Lane, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1920 birth in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 52; George Wheatley Paterson, 1920 January fifteenth 5h 0m am 10 Marybank Lane Lochee, m, John Findlay Paterson baker journeyman, Nelly Paterson ms Summerton, 1904 December 29th Lochee, John Paterson father present, 1920 January 19th at Lochee D Young interim registrar.8
  • (Informant) Death: John Findlay Paterson registered the death of Edward Summerton Paterson on 7 March 1925 at 3 Kirk Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1925 deaths in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; RCE notes, ref 85; Edward Summerton Paterson, 1925 March seventh 11h 55m am 3 Kirk Street Lochee; m 1year; John Findlay Paterson bakers vanman Helen Paterson ms Summerton; convulsions ... one ounce of Methyl Salicyl [oil of wintergreen] as cert by W Donald MBChB; John Paterson father; 1925 March 9th at Lochee John R Nicoll registrar
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    RCE : The following report of result of a precognition has been received touching the death of Edward Summerton Paterson registered ... entry no 85 in the register book of deaths for the year 1925; Edward Summerton Paterson 1 year 8 months male; 11.55 am 7th March 1925 3 Kirk Street Lochee Dundee; convulsions resulting from drinking [residently] one ounce (approximately) of methyl salicyl William Donald MBChB Dundee; certified by D F Mackintosh PJ Procurator Fiscals Office Dundee 26th March 1925 / at Lochee 26th March 1925 John R Nicoll registrar.9
  • (Informant) Death: John Findlay Paterson registered the death of John Findlay Paterson on 20 August 1925 at 39 Step Row, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; John Finlay Paterson baker master married to Sarah Smith 1925 August 20th 3h 20m am 39 Step Row Dundee, m, 71 years, fath John Paterson seaman (dec), moth Mary Paterson ms Finlay (dec), carcinoma mediastamous 1 years carcinoma liver 1 year as cert by Douglas H Scott MBChB, inf John F Paterson son present 3 Kirk Street Lochee, reg 1925 August 20th at Dundee R S Meek registrar.10,11
  • Voters Register*: John Findlay Paterson was listed to vote in the register of October 1926 at 3 Kirk Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, Ward 3, Kirk Street, 3; Paterson, John; Paterson, Mrs Helen; voters roll Dundee Autumn 1926 [Sept 2009].
  • Voters Register: He was listed to vote in the register of 1 May 1929 at 3 Kirk Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, Ward 3, Kirk Street, 3; Paterson, John; Paterson, Mrs Helen; voters roll Dundee 1929 [Sept 2009].
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of Sarah Copeland Smith on 19 August 1940 at The Square, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1940 deaths in the district of Glamis in the county of Forfar; ref 9; Sarah Paterson widow of John Paterson baker; 1940 August ninteenth 0h 45m pm The Square Glamis; f, 83 years; Alexander Smith baker (dec) Isabella Smith ms Downie (dec); (a) cerebral thrombosis (b) senillity (c) cardiac failure as cert by Wm Allison MBChB; John Paterson son 60 Liff Road Lochee; 1940 August 20th at Glamis Chas Buchanan registrar.12,13
  • (Informant) Death: John Findlay Paterson registered the death of Helen Summerton on 14 January 1949 at 60a Liff Road, Lochee, Angus, Scotland; Helen Paterson married to John Paterson baker master 1949 January 14th 5h 15m pm 60a Liff Road Lochee, f, 67 years, fath Edward Summerton wood merchant (dec), moth Isabella Summerton ms Haughton (dec), carcinoma of colon as cert by W Allison MBChB, inf John Paterson widower present, reg 1949 January 15th at Lochee John R Nicoll registrar (this is just one week before her husband's g-grandson Robert Carson was born.)14
  • Voters Register: John Findlay Paterson was listed to vote in the register of 1 December 1949 at 62 Liff Road, Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, Ward 3WD, Liff Road, 62, Paterson, John F; Paterson, Sidney; Paterson, Alexander R; Paterson, Annalesie; Voters Roll 1949 Dundee Ward 3WD [Sept 2009].
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Somebody Somebody circa 1950.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Findlay Paterson married Mary Jane Moir Douglas in January 1953 at Dunnichen, Angus, Scotland; 1953 Paterson John Findlay, Douglas, Mary Jane M, Dunnichen Angus.15
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Findlay Paterson died on 29 February 1956 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 73 1956 deaths in the district of Dundeee West in the burgh of Dundee, ref 239; John Findlay Paterson restaurenteur (retired) married to 1st Helen Summerton, 2nd Mary Jane Moir Douglas or Chalmers; 1956 February twenty-ninth 11h 30m pm Royal Infirmary (UR 18 St Dennis Place) Dundee; m aged 73 years; John Paterson master baker (dec) Sarah Paterson ms Smith (dec); myocardiac infarction, diabetes mellitus as cert by Peter R Baker MBChB; Mary Paterson widow; 1956 March 1st at Dundee T J McIntosh assist registrar.16,17

Census Events

Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of John Findlay Paterson and Sarah Copeland Smith in the 1891 census at 2 Fyfe's Lane, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Paterson, son, aged 9, born Forfarshire Lochee; John Paterson, head, married, aged 38, Factory Engine Attendant, employed, born Forfarshire Montrose; Sarah Paterson, wife, married, aged 34, born Forfarshire Forfar; Civil Parish of Liff, School Board District of Dundee, Parliamentary Burgh of Dundee, Municpal Burgh of Dundee, Burgh Ward of 111 or Lochee; 2 Fyfe's Lane, 2 rooms with windows.18
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of John Findlay Paterson and Sarah Copeland Smith in the 1901 census at 46 Peddie Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Paterson, son, s, 19, vanman, employed, Lochee; John Paterson, head, mar, 47, baker, employer, Montrose; Sarah Paterson, wife, mar, 44, Arbroath.19
Head of Household2 April 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Helen Summerton in the 1911 census at 12 Marybank Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Patterson, head, 28, yarn warehouseman in the jute industry, worker, b Lochee; Ellen, wife, 29, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living; 1 room with windows; 5 people living in the household; also in the household were John Findlay Paterson and William Elder Paterson.20
Last Edited: 13 Mar 2018

Parents:

Father*: John Findlay Paterson b. 30 Sep 1853, d. 20 Aug 1925
Mother*: Sarah Copeland Smith b. 25 Apr 1857, d. 19 Aug 1940

Family 1:

Euphemia Stewart Johnston b. 5 Jan 1884, d. 22 Nov 1918

Child:

Mary Keith Paterson Johnston+ b. 24 Mar 1902, d. 28 Dec 1978

Family 2:

Helen Summerton b. c 1882, d. 14 Jan 1949
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Findlay Paterson married Helen Summerton, daughter of Edward Summerton and Isabella Haughton, on 29 December 1904 at St Margarets Church, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1905 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dunde, ref 10; 1904 on the 29th day of December at St Margaret Church Lochee after publication according to the form of the Scottish Episcopal Church; signed John Paterson Jute Mill Overseer (bachelor) aged 23, 26 Logie Street, Dundee; father John Paterson Baker (jour), mother Sarah Paterson ms Smith; and signed Nelly Summerton Jute Spinner (spinster) aged 23, 10 Balgay Street Lochee; father Edward Summerton (deceased) Wool Merchant, mother Lizzie Summerton ms Haughton; signed Joseph C Cater (clerk in Holy Orders Rector of St Margarets Church Lochee, signed David Matthew witness, signed Christina Paterson witness; registered 1905 January 4th at Lochee, J Robertson registrar.3

Children:

John Findlay Paterson+ b. 17 Apr 1905, d. 16 Aug 1988
William Elder Paterson+ b. 24 Jan 1909, d. c 1953
Helen Summerton Paterson b. 1916, d. 25 Nov 2008
George Wheatley Paterson b. 15 Jan 1920, d. 1999
Sidney Paterson+ b. 16 Dec 1926, d. 23 Nov 1987

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held; GROS statutory births 282/05 0114; from CPT [Jun 2009].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS [Aug 2005].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory records GROS ref 282/05 0010; image held [Sept 2009] (memo: Nelly Summerton's mother is Isabel(la) in other records).
  4. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory births 282/02 0364 [Sept 2009].
  5. [S6] From SS [Sept 2009].
  6. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, from marriage record (1937 aged 27).
  7. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory births 420/00 0010 [Apr 2011] from info given on 1911 census.
  8. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS 282/04 0052 [Sept 2009].
  9. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 282/04 0085 + RCE [vol V page 147 Register of Corrected Entries for the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; 1925 Paterson Edward Summerton [Sept 2009].
  10. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS member submission after 1991.
  11. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS [Aug 2005].
  12. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, image from SS [Sept 2009].
  13. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS member submission after 1991 [Sept 2009].
  14. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), image held; statutory deaths GROS ref ... ... 0013 [Sept 2005].
  15. [S64] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS ref 283/00 0002 [Sept 2009].
  16. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), image held GROS ref 282/02 0239 [Sept 2009].
  17. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS submitted by LDS member after 1991.
  18. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 1891 census [Apr 2004].
  19. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS 1901 census [Aug 2005].
  20. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/05 002/00 013 [Apr 2011].