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John Findlay Paterson

M, #5841, b. 30 September 1853, d. 20 August 1925
  • Birth*: John Findlay Paterson was born on 30 September 1853 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1853, 173, 112, John Paterson, seaman, and Mary Findlay, his spouse, had a son born on the 30 November 1853 baptised named John.1,2,3
  • He was the son of John Paterson and Mary Findlay.
  • (Witness) Marriage: John Findlay Paterson witnessed the marriage of Henry Paterson and Ann Munro on Friday, 10 December 1875 at South Road, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1875 on the 10th day of December at South Road Lochee after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, Henry Paterson jute mill overseer bachelor, 20, 152 High Street Lochee, fath John Paterson joiner labourer, Mary Paterson ms Findlay, Ann Munro powerloom weaver spinster, 20, Leitch's Ld South Road Lochee, James Munro powerloom tenter, moth Ann Munro ms Bell (dec), signed Peter Macleod, wit John Paterson, Ann Laird, reg 1875 December 14th at Lochee David Neish registrar.4
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Findlay Paterson married Sarah Copeland Smith, daughter of Alexander Smith and Isabella Downie, on 13 June 1881 at 70 Mid Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1881 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; ref 46; 1881 on the 13th day of June at 70 Mid Street Lochee after publication according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, John Paterson baker master bachelor, 27, Mid Street Lochee, fath John Paterson jute factory worker (dec), moth Mary Paterson ms Findlay; Sarah Smith spinner jute mill spinster, 24, Mid Street Lochee, fath Alexander Smith baker overseer (dec), moth Isabella Smith ms Downie, signed Wm May St Lukes Lochee, wit John Matthew, Thomas Matthew, reg 1881 June 22nd Lochee J Robertson registrar.1,5,4
  • (Informant) Birth: John Findlay Paterson registered the birth of John Findlay Paterson 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.6
  • (Informant) Birth: John Findlay Paterson registered the birth of Christina Smith Paterson on 1 October 1888 at 7 Johns Lane, St Vigeans, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1888 births in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar ref 486; Christina Smith Paterson, 1888 October First 11h 50m pm 7 Johns Lane St Vigeans; f, father John Paterson baker journeyman, Sarah Paterson ms Smith, m 1881 June 11th Lochee; John Paterson father, 1888 October 10th at Arbroath J? Patington[?] registrar.7
  • (Informant) Birth: John Findlay Paterson registered the birth of George Wheatley Paterson on 26 August 1890 at 2 Fyfes Lane, Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; 1890 births in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee ref 323; George Whitley Paterson, 1890 August Twenty-eighth 2h 0m am 2 Fyfes Lane Lochee; m, father John Paterson baker journeyman, Sarah Paterson ms Smith, m 1881 June 11th Lochee; John Paterson father present, 1890 September 11th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.8
  • (Informant) Birth: John Findlay Paterson registered the birth of Alexander Smith Paterson on 14 March 1894 at 12 Albert Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1894 births in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; ref 103; Alexander Smith Paterson; 1894 March fourteenth 5h 45m am 11 Sharps Lane Lochee; m; John Paterson baker journeyman Sarah Paterson ms Smith 1882 June 18th Lochee; John Paterson father present; 1894 March 26th at Lochee J Robertson jun assist registrar.9
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Findlay Paterson died on 20 August 1925 at 39 Step Row, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 71 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.1,10
  • Burial*: He was buried on 24 August 1925 at Section DD, Lair 580, Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; John F Paterson, 39 Step Row Dundee, age 71, married to Sarah Smith, mother Mary Finlay, father John Paterson; husband of Proprietor of Lair; buried at 7 feet.5
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Sarah Copeland Smith died 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.11,12
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: John Findlay Paterson is commemorated on the headstone erected by Sarah Copeland Smith on 21 August 1925. Inscription reads 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.13
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - Sarah Copeland Smith - 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.
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - Sarah Copeland Smith - 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.
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - Sarah Copeland Smith - Frontface: Erected by Sarah Smith ... Sideface: And her father and mother Alexander Smith baker died 1868 aged 49 years, his wife Isaeblla Downie died 1888 aged 65 years.

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of John Paterson in the 1861 census at 74 Castle Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Paterson, 8; John Paterson, head, 30, seaman, Laurencekirk; Mary Paterson, wife, 30.14
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Paterson in the 1871 census at 152 High Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Patterson, 17, mill worker; John Patterson, head, 41, joiners labourer, Laurencekirk; Mary Patterson, wife.15
Principal3 April 1881John Findlay Paterson appeared in the 1881 census at 104 Logie Street, Liff & Benvie, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Paterson, head, baker, unm, 27, Montrose.16
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Sarah Copeland Smith in the 1891 census at 2 Fyfe's Lane, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. 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; also in the household were John Findlay Paterson, Christina Smith Paterson and George Wheatley Paterson.17
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Sarah Copeland Smith in the 1901 census at 46 Peddie Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Paterson, head, mar, 47, baker, employer, Montrose; Sarah Paterson, wife, mar, 44, Arbroath; also in the household were John Findlay Paterson, Christina Smith Paterson, George Wheatley Paterson and Alexander Smith Paterson.18
Head of Household2 April 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Sarah Copeland Smith in the 1911 census at 23 Dudhope Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Patterson, head, 57, mar, master baker, employer, working on own account, b Montrose; Sarah Patterson, wife, 54, mar 30 years, 6 children 4 still iving, b Forfar; 4 rooms with windows; 6 people in the household; also in the household were Christina Smith Paterson, George Wheatley Paterson, Mary Keith Paterson Johnston and Alexander Smith Paterson.19
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: John Paterson b. 12 Jul 1829, d. 11 Mar 1879
Mother*: Mary Findlay b. c 1828, d. 7 Aug 1895

Family:

Sarah Copeland Smith b. 25 Apr 1857, d. 19 Aug 1940
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Findlay Paterson married Sarah Copeland Smith, daughter of Alexander Smith and Isabella Downie, on 13 June 1881 at 70 Mid Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1881 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; ref 46; 1881 on the 13th day of June at 70 Mid Street Lochee after publication according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, John Paterson baker master bachelor, 27, Mid Street Lochee, fath John Paterson jute factory worker (dec), moth Mary Paterson ms Findlay; Sarah Smith spinner jute mill spinster, 24, Mid Street Lochee, fath Alexander Smith baker overseer (dec), moth Isabella Smith ms Downie, signed Wm May St Lukes Lochee, wit John Matthew, Thomas Matthew, reg 1881 June 22nd Lochee J Robertson registrar.1,5,4

Children:

John Findlay Paterson+ b. 14 Apr 1882, d. 29 Feb 1956
Christina Smith Paterson b. 1 Oct 1888, d. 1965
George Wheatley Paterson b. 26 Aug 1890, d. 16 Feb 1964
Alexander Smith Paterson+ b. 14 Mar 1894, d. 13 Jun 1962
Sarah Smith Paterson b. c 1896, d. c 1897
Isabella Downie Paterson b. c 1898, d. c 1899

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS member submission after 1991.
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), C113124.
  3. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) OPR births 312/ 0100 0632 Montrose; image held [Apr 2009 CPT ].
  4. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), [Aug 2005].
  5. [S6] From SS [Sept 2009].
  6. [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].
  7. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, image held; GROS statutory births 272/00 0486; from CPT [Jun 2009].
  8. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, image held; GROS statutory births 282/05 0323; from CPT [Jun 2009].
  9. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, image from SS [Sept 2009] & note from from SS [Aug 2005].
  10. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS [Aug 2005].
  11. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, image from SS [Sept 2009].
  12. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS member submission after 1991 [Sept 2009].
  13. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , CPT Sept 2009.
  14. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1861_45 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  15. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1871_54 Liff Benvie & Invergowrie [Aug 2009].
  16. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  17. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 1891 census [Apr 2004].
  18. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS 1901 census [Aug 2005].
  19. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/03 014/00 011 St Clement [April 2011].