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Elizabeth Moonie Whitton

F, #6586, b. 9 February 1892, d. 28 September 1963
Elizabeth Moonie Whitton aged about 17, wearing her medals awarded by the Sir John Leng Trust, for literary and scientific essays. It is thought she might be a gold medal winner (two medals).
Elizabeth Moonie (Whitton) Paterson, Darjeeling, India 1924
Elizabeth Moonie (Whitton) Paterson early 1920 with daughter Mary Maiden Paterson
Elizabeth Moonie Whitton and David Paterson with their children (L-R) Mary Moonie Paterson, Robert Sinclair Paterson, David Whitton Hutton Paterson, Ann Runciman Paterson c 1924
  • Occupation: Elizabeth was a Yarn Winder.1
  • Birth*: She was born on 9 February 1892 at 12 South Mid Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland; Extract Entry of Birth no 75; Elizabeth Moonie Whitton; 1892 February Ninth 1h 0m pm at 12 South Mid Street Lochee; female; parents David Whitton quarry worker and Catherine Whitton ms Johnston, m 1881 Dec 9th Lochee; informant David Whitton father present; extracted from the register book of births for the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee this 2 day of March 1892.2,3
  • She was the daughter of David Harris Whitton and Catherine Johnston.
  • Name Variation: As of December 1914, Elizabeth Moonie Whitton was also known as Daisy.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married David Paterson, son of William Paterson and Ann Runciman, on 11 December 1914 at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1914, On the eleventh day of December at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; signed David Paterson, electrical engineer (corporal (City of Dundee Royal Engineers)), bachelor, aged 24, 37 High Street, Lochee, parents William Paterson, house furnisher, Annie Paterson ms Runciman; signed Elizabeth Whitton, yarn winder, spinster, aged 22, 19 Park Avenue, Dundee, parents David Harris Whitton, stone quarrier, Catherine Whitton ms Johnston; signed Wm May, St Luke's Parish, Lochee, Dundee, signed Robert S Paterson, witness, Mary Paterson, witness; registered 1914 December 14th at Lochee, signed John Robertson Nicoll registrar.4,3,5
  • Newspaper Article*: Elizabeth Moonie Whitton and David Paterson were mentioned in a newspaper article PATERSON - WHITTON - At St Luke's Manse, Lochee, om the 11th Dec., by the Rev William May MA, Corporal David Paterson, City of Dundee (T) Royal Engineers, to Elizabeth Johnston (Daisy), youngest daughter of David Whitton 19 Park Avenue Dundee on 11 December 1914.6
  • Married Name: As of 11 December 1914, her married name was Paterson.
  • Photograph*: Elizabeth Moonie Whitton is in this photograph taken in 1923.7
    Elizabeth M Whitton
  • Newspaper Article*: She was mentioned in a newspaper article LOCHEE MOTOR MISHAP
    Mary Maiden Patterson, the three-year-old daughter of Elizabeth Whitton or Patterson, 3 Sinclair Street, Lochee, was admitted to Dundee Royal Infirmary last night suffering from injuries sustained in a motor mishap.
    The young girl was crossing South Road, Lochee, when she was knocked down by a motor car belonging to Mr John Forrester, Duneaves, Broughty Ferry, and driven by James Cruickshanks, 146 Brook Street, Broughty Ferry. She was removed to the Infirmary, and admitted suffering from concussion on 24 February 1924.9
  • (Informant) Death: She registered the death of David Harris Whitton on 16 December 1943 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; 1943 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 865; David Whitton stone dresser retired widower of Catherine Johnston; 1943 December sixteenth 0h 45m pm Maryfield Hospital Dundee (us res 82 Victoria Road); male aged 84 years; parents Richard Whitton farm servant (deceased) and Janet Whitton ms Blyth (deceased); cause chronic bronchitis, myocardial degeneration, hypostatic pneumonia as cert by Ronald Summer MBChB; informant signed Elizabeth Paterson daughter 82 Victoria Road Dundee; registered 1943 December 17th at Dundee Norman Streele regsistrar.3,10,11
  • (Deceased) Death*: Elizabeth Moonie Whitton died on 28 September 1963 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 71.2,3
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by David Harris Whitton in 1913 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Inscription reads Frontface: Erected by David Whitton and his wife Catherine Johnston in loving memory of their son David who died 5th November 1913 in his 29th year, also Willie who died in infancy, the above Catherine Johnston who died 21st Janaury 1935 aged 75 years, David Whitton the above named who died 19th December 1943 aged 84 years, also their daughters Elizabeth Moonie Paterson who died 28th September 1963 aged 71 years, and Mary Johnston Maiden who died 27th March 1976 aged 96 years.
    On the plinth: David W H Paterson who died 29th May 1989 in his 75th year, elder son of the above Elizabeth M Paterson, dear husband of Joan Vernon who died 4th August 2001.
    Brass plaque below: In memory of the above Joan Frances Vernon 12/2/26-4/8/01 Much loved mother of David and Carol.
    Sideface: Also in memory of their daughter Robina M Whitton McBride who died 2nd November 1926 aged 38 years, and their grand-daughter Catherine Johnston Maiden who died 8th July 1927 aged 22 years, also her brother James Maiden who died 5th May 1956 aged 48 years, also their grandson Robert Paterson died 18th July 1991.12
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - David Whitton & Catherine Johnston
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - David Whitton & Catherine Johnston
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - David Whitton & Catherine Johnston
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - David Whitton & Catherine Johnston

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of David Harris Whitton and Catherine Johnston in the 1901 census at 155 South Road, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Elizabeth, daughter, 9, scholar, b Lochee; David Whitton, head, 42, quarry stone dresser, b Alyth, Perthshire; Kate, wife, 41, b Dundee.13
Last Edited: 6 Dec 2017

Parents:

Father*: David Harris Whitton b. 16 Feb 1859, d. 16 Dec 1943
Mother*: Catherine Johnston b. 18 Apr 1859, d. 21 Jan 1935

Family:

David Paterson b. 27 Jun 1890, d. 10 Sep 1943
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Elizabeth Moonie Whitton married David Paterson, son of William Paterson and Ann Runciman, on 11 December 1914 at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1914, On the eleventh day of December at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; signed David Paterson, electrical engineer (corporal (City of Dundee Royal Engineers)), bachelor, aged 24, 37 High Street, Lochee, parents William Paterson, house furnisher, Annie Paterson ms Runciman; signed Elizabeth Whitton, yarn winder, spinster, aged 22, 19 Park Avenue, Dundee, parents David Harris Whitton, stone quarrier, Catherine Whitton ms Johnston; signed Wm May, St Luke's Parish, Lochee, Dundee, signed Robert S Paterson, witness, Mary Paterson, witness; registered 1914 December 14th at Lochee, signed John Robertson Nicoll registrar.4,3,5

Children:

David Whitton Hutton Paterson+ b. 7 May 1915, d. 29 May 1989
Anne Runciman Paterson b. 13 Dec 1916, d. 28 Sep 2004
Robert Sinclair Paterson+ b. 21 May 1918, d. 18 Jul 1991
Mary Maiden Paterson+ b. 23 Sep 1920, d. 15 Feb 2010

Citations

  1. [S6] From CPT [Aug 2010].
  2. [S25] Unknown author C Turnham, n.pub., n.p., unknown edition (unknown publish date) unknown isbn CPT [Sept 2009].
  3. [S26] Unknown author Robert Whitton, n.pub., n.p., unknown edition (unknown publish date) unknown isbn www.robertwhitton.eu.
  4. [S25] Unknown author C Turnham CPT.
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Original document: extracted from the register book of marriages for the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, 14th December 1914 [CPT Sept 2009].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspaper Dundee Peoples Journal 1914 Dec 19[Sep 2016].
  7. [S40] CPT via Facebook [Jul 2012].
  8. from CPT [Jul 2012]
  9. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspaper Dundee Courier 1924 Feb 22[Sep 2016].
  10. [S25] Unknown author C Turnham CPT [Aug 2010].
  11. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory deaths ref 282/03 0865 [June 2011].
  12. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , CPT Sept 2009.
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) www.ancestry.co.uk [Aug 2010].