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Mary Findlay

F, #5847, b. circa 1828, d. 7 August 1895
Last Edited: 6 Apr 2021

Parents:

Father*: John Findlay spirit dealer b. 12 Sep 1807, d. 17 Apr 1872
Mother*: Catherine Laing b. c 1807, d. 13 May 1859
  • Birth*: Mary Findlay was born circa 1828 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of John Findlay spirit dealer and Catherine Laing.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Mary Findlay married John Paterson master seaman MS, son of William Paterson watchmaker, linen factory foreman and Euphemia Orkney, on 26 January 1851 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1851, January 26th; Paterson; John Paterson, seaman, Seagate, and Mary Findlay, Reform Street, daughter of John Findlay, Flaxdresser, were proclaimed in order to marriage and no objections offered.2,3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Mary Findlay died on 7 August 1895 at 3 Murray Place, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , Mary Paterson widow of John Paterson merchant seaman 1895 August 7th 4h 40m pm 3 Murray Place Lochee, f, 64 years, fath John Findlay flaxdresser (dec), moth Catherine Findlay ms Laing (dec), paralysis agilans 4 years as cert by J Mackie Whyte MB, inf David Paterson son 4 Murray Place Lochee, reg 1895 August 8th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.4,5
  • Burial*: She was buried on 10 August 1895 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .5
  • Married Name: As of 26 January 1851, her married name was Paterson.
  • (Informant) Birth: She registered the birth of William Paterson powerloom tenter on 3 April 1860 at 74 Commercial Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1860 births in the district of Montrose in the county of Forfar, # 152; Paterson, William, 1860 April third 7.30am 74 Commercial Street, male, father John Paterson seaman master merchant service, mother Mary Paterson ms Findlay, signed Mary Paterson mother present, 1860 April 20 at Montrose, James Hay registrar.6,7
  • (Informant) Death: Mary Findlay registered the death of Euphemia Paterson on 25 November 1864 at 17 Seagate, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1864 deaths in the distrcit of Montrose in the county of Forfar; Euphemia Paterson, single; 1864 November twenty-fifth 3.40 pm, 17 Seagate Montrose; f, 22 years; father William Paterson mill overseer (dec) mother Euphemia Paterson ms Orkney; phthisis pulmonalis as cert by W W Watson MD; Mary Paterson sister in law 74 Castle Streeet Montrose present; 1864 November 30 at Montrose James Hay registrar.8
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse John Paterson master seaman MS died on 11 March 1879 at 152 High Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1879 John Paterson general labourer married to Mary Findlay 1879 March 11th 11h 50m pm 152 High Street Lochee, m, 48 years, fath William Paterson flax mill overseer (dec) moth Euphemia Paterson ms Orkney (dec), phthisis 2 years, haemoptysis 6 months as cert by Jas H Lennox LFPrSV, inf Henry Paterson son present, reg 1879 March 12th at Lochee David Neish registrar.9,10

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household6 June 1841Mary Findlay was listed along with John Findlay spirit dealer in the 1841 census at Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Findlay, 33, flax dresser, Angus; Catharine Findlay, 33, Angus; Mary Findlay, 13, flax spinner, Angus.11
Member of Household30 March 1851She was listed as a member of the household of John Paterson master seaman MS in the 1851 census at 11 Ramsay Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; John Paterson, head, 21, seaman journeyman, Laurencekirk; Mary Paterson, wife, 22.12
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of John Paterson master seaman MS in the 1861 census at 74 Castle Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; John Paterson, head, 30, seaman, Laurencekirk; Mary Paterson, wife, 30.13
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Paterson master seaman MS in the 1871 census at 152 High Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; John Patterson, head, 41, joiners labourer, Laurencekirk; Mary Patterson, wife; 2 children at school; 3 rooms with windows.14,15
Principal3 April 1881Mary Findlay appeared in the 1881 census at 51 Mid Street, Liff & Benvie, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Mary Paterson, head, grocer, w, 52, Montrose.16
Principal5 April 1891She appeared in the 1891 census at 145 High Street, Smalls Lane, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Mary F Paterson, head, widow, 61, formerly jute mill worker, Montrose.17

Family:

John Paterson master seaman MS b. 12 Jul 1829, d. 11 Mar 1879

Children:

Magdalene Paterson spinner+ b. 2 Nov 1851, d. 15 Apr 1939
John Findlay Paterson baker+ b. 30 Sep 1853, d. 20 Aug 1925
Henry Paterson jute mill overseer+ b. 19 Jul 1855, d. 15 Oct 1940
Mary Jane Paterson powerloom weaver+ b. 23 Sep 1857, d. 2 Nov 1937
William Paterson powerloom tenter+ b. 3 Apr 1860, d. 14 Oct 1927
James Law Paterson baker+ b. 5 Apr 1863, d. 19 Dec 1951
Jane Ann Wylie Paterson powerloom weaver b. 17 Nov 1865, d. 13 Nov 1942
David Law Paterson baker b. 17 May 1868, d. 4 Jan 1946
Margaret Helen Paterson housekeeper+ b. 27 Mar 1870, d. 28 Mar 1931
Catherine Laing Paterson twine baller b. 14 May 1873, d. 18 Dec 1906

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), 539025 submitted by LDS member after 1991.
  2. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) image held; GROS 312/0110 0465 Montrose [from CPT April 2009].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M113124/0993498/6903014.
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), [Sep 2005].
  5. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), submitted by LDS member after 1991.
  6. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), C113121 /6035516.
  7. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held, GROS ref statutory births 312/00 0152, from CPT [May 2009].
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, image held [from CPT Dec 2009].
  9. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) [submitted by LDS member after 1991] [phthisis = Hemoptysis or haemoptysis is the expectoration (coughing up) of blood or of blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs (e.g. in tuberculosis or other respiratory infections). src http://en.wikipedia.org [Aug 2009].
  10. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, [Aug 2005].
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) confirmed Ancestry CSSCT1841_47-0320 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  12. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1851_68 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1861_45 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  14. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1871_54 Liff Benvie & Invergowrie [Aug 2009].
  15. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1871 Dundee re 282/05 003/05 037; image held CPT [Aug 2009].
  16. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  17. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS 1891 census [Aug 2005].