Samuel Paterson Jr.

3 November 1816–15 September 1893 (Age 76)
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Paterson Jr. was born on 3 November 1816, in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Paterson Sr., was 35 and his mother, Ann Bell, was 34. He married Elizabeth Randall on 11 May 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 September 1893, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Paterson Jr.
Elizabeth Randall
Marriage: 11 May 1851
Joseph Randall Paterson
Hyrum Smith Patterson
Dorcas Lou Paterson
Ann Bell Paterson
Samuel Paterson
James Cummings Randall Paterson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 May 1851Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge
    Age 1
    Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors
    Age 22
    Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Patterson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Samuel Paterson Jr and Elizabeth Randel by Elisha Warner

    Samuel Paterson Jr. and Elizabeth Randel Written by grandson, Elisha Warner My maternal grandparents were of the same hardy old country stock as the Warners and the Reynoldses. They were ready to la …

    Sources (32)

    • Saml Paterson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Samuel Paterson in entry for Annbell Paterson Jarvis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Saml Pattison, "United States Census, 1860"

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