John Paton Thomson
ID No.910, (16 July 1865 - circa 1928)
|Birth*||16 Jul 1865 ||John Paton Thomson was born in Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland.1,2 |
|Residence*||26 Nov 1886 ||He lived at Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland.1 |
|Occupation*||26 Nov 1886 ||He was a mineral borer.1 |
|Marriage*||26 Nov 1886 ||He married Elizabeth Sharp, daughter of James Sharp and Euphemia Fowler Funkie, in Innerleven, Parish of Markinch, Fife, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. Alexander Aytoun Young.1,3 |
|Occupation|| ||During his lifetime, John Paton Thomson was also a general contractor, a general labourer, a ganger in the docks, and a coal trimmer.2 |
|Occupation||19 Nov 1903 ||He was a railway ganger.3 |
|19 Nov 1903 ||He was present at the birth of Andrew Coyle Thomson in 10 Hamilton Park, Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland.3 |
| Birth Reg|
|10 Dec 1903 ||He registered the birth of his son, Andrew Coyle, in Strathaven.3 |
|Anecdote*|| ||The whole Thomson family left Scotland in the 1920's. James and Euphemia ended up returning to Scotland when the depression hit. John Snr and Margaret ended up in Winnepeg. Elizabeth, John Jnr, both Roberts, Andrew and Lillian moved to Detroit. |
|Death*||c 1928 ||John Paton Thomson died at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth.2 |
- [S11] Marr Cert: 1886: Markinch (447),30.
- [S92] Ext. Research: WS Thomson (2607).
- [S1] Birth Cert: 1903: Avondale (621),131.