Jean Dunning Paton

21 December 1855–
Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jean Dunning

When Jean Dunning Paton was born on 21 December 1855, in Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Paton, was 44 and her mother, Janet Roxburgh, was 44. She married John Hopkin on 11 June 1884, in Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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John Hopkin
Jean Dunning Paton
Marriage: 11 June 1884
Janet Roxburgh Hopkin
John Guthrie Hopkin
George Paton Hopkin

Spouse and Children

11 June 1884
Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Janet Roxburgh Hopkin


    John Guthrie Hopkin


    George Paton Hopkin


Parents and Siblings



    James Paton


    Jean Dunning Paton


    John Paton


    Janet Paton


    George Paton


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World Events (8)

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 2

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Age 29

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

Age 35

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: from a pet form of the personal name Pat (short form of Patrick ), formed with the Old French diminutive suffix -on.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Patton in household of George Patton, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Jean Dunning Paton, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • ancestry records

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