Peter Paterson

18 February 1859–
Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Peter

When Peter Paterson was born on 18 February 1859, in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Paterson, was 30 and his mother, Jane Allan, was 30. He married Robina Robinson Moffat on 25 November 1887, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Peter Paterson
1859–
Robina Robinson Moffat
1867–
Marriage: 25 November 1887
Hannah Paterson
1889–
Robina Paterson
1899–
James Paterson
1891–
Peter Paterson
1894–
Jeanie Paterson
1902–2010
Margaret Anderson Watt Paterson
1905–2010

Spouse and Children

    Male1859–Male

    Robina Robinson Moffat

    Female1867–Female

MARRIAGE
25 November 1887
Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Hannah Paterson

    Female1889–Female

    James Paterson

    Male1891–Male

    Peter Paterson

    Male1894–Male

    Robina Paterson

    Female1899–Female

    Female1902–2010Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 9

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1884

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 31

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from a pet form of Pate 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Paterson in household of James Paterson, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Peter Paterson in household of James Paterson, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Peter Paterson in household of James Paterson, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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