James Paton c.1793 - 1868
4th Child 3rd son of William & Janet PATON
|James PATON||Marriage Date & Place||Janet Jardine ROGERSON|
|BORN c. 2
at Irvine, Ayrshire.
Christened 10 March 1793, Irvine, Ayreshire
DIED 7 Sep 1868
Dec 1822 Boghead Bridge, Lanarkshire
or Tundergarth, Dumfries
at Dryfesdale, Dumfriesshire
DIED 11 Jan 1865
at Torthorwald, Dumfries
|Stocking manufacturer and later a colporteur(which is defined as 1. A peddler, especially one who hawks books, almancs, etc. in country districts. 2. A travelling agent of a religious society who sells or gives away Bibles, tracts, etc.)||Daughter of William and Janet ROGERSON|
|James Paton, his wife Janet and their three eldest children, moved c.1828/29 from Braehead, Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire to Torthorwald in the same county.|
|Details of Children|
|Rev. Dr. John Gibson||24 May 1824
Braehead, Kirkmahoe, Dumfries
|28 Jan 1907
Cross Street, Canterbury
m. Mary Ann ROBSON
m. Margaret WHITECROSS
|Mary||28 Apr 1826
|Nothing known?? - See Notes|
|Janet (Jessie)||1 Mar 1828
Occupation: 1881, Minister of the Free Church Chapelton, Glassford, Lanark, Scotland
|3 Dec 1829
|5 April 1900
Buried Londonderry, Ireland
|1st Marriage 1873 ?
m. Janet Henshelwood ROBSON
b.15 Oct 1837 in Coldstream, Berwick.
d.1877 in Glassford, Lanarkshire.
daughter of Peter ROBSON and Elizabeth HUTCHISON
sister of Ann ROBSON, 1st wife of John G PATON
2nd Marriage 20 July 1881 in Londonderry, Ireland
m. Jessie W. BAXTER
daughter of Aaron BAXTER
Descendants - Paton, Gibson, Steele, Kerr, etc. in Northern Ireland, Eire, England, Canada
|Agnes||10 Nov 1831
|1865||Nothing known?? See Notes|
|William||15 Oct 1833
Buried Newton Abbott, England
|Died in childhood|
|Fanny||26 Aug 1835
|1881||Nothing known?? See Notes|
|Marion (Mirren)||17 Jul 1837
|19??||m. John JOHNSTON at
No known children See Notes
|William||13 Jun 1839
|1871||Marine. Served on "H.M.S.Galatea" under
Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh.
Killed at Newton Abbot, Devonshire, by the Duke's elephant of which he had become keeper.
|Margaret Dalzell||7 Apr 1841
|1919||m. John MATHIESON at
St Pauls Church Glasgow
Descendants - Mathieson, Dow, Maxwell etc. in Scotland, Canada, USA, etc.
|Rev. Dr. James||2 Apr 1843
|27 Dec 1906
Buried St Paul's Glasgow
|Doctor of Divinity
Author & Editor of
John G. Paton's autobiography.
m. Elizabeth Hall DICKSON
(1847-1919) - No children.
1. The GILMOUR family of Gippsland, Victoria, etc. are descended from James GILMOUR, said to be a son of John G. PATON'S sister.
2. Jessie P. LAING, described
as a grand-daughter of James & Janet PATON, aged 10, Scholar,
born in Glasgow, was staying with them at the time of the 1861
census. therefore one of John G. PATON'S sisters must have
married a LAING.