Sunday, February 16, 2014

Sunday's Obituary - Johnston Paterson

This Johnston Paterson is my 2nd great grandfather. The Patersons seemed to have a Johnston in every generation.  Johnston Paterson is on two pages of the April 21, 1891 edition of the Glasgow Herald. The Glasgow Herald happens to free to look at Google News. Click to go to the link.  The Glasgow Herald - April 21, 1891

PATERSON - This gentleman, who has been up-
wards of half a century connected with various is-
stituties in Airdrie, died suddenly while sitting at
breakfast in his house, Braehead Cottage, Moffat
Mill.  The deceased was for long the respected
treasurer of the Airdrie Savings Bank, and was
collector for the Airdrie Gaslight Company for
many years. He was also connected with the
Airdrie Town Mission, and was an elder of the
Established Church. 

The Glasgow Herald - April 21, 1891
Page 7 of 12, column 1

PATERSON - Suddenly, at Braehead Cottage
Moffat, Airdrie, as the 20th inst., aged 75 years,
Johnston Paterson, portioner; deeply regretted.

The Glasgow Herald - April 21, 1891
under Deaths, page 1 of 12
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