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WILLIAM MILTON

 

m.28 Feb1851
Rathven, Banff
ANN PATERSON

 

 
  b 1825,Banff, Grange

d. before 1855.
Parents WILIAM MILTON and ANN LAWRENCE

b. abt. 1830

d. 30 Dec 1906, age 76, 39 High Shore, Banff. Registered by daughter Annabella.

 
WILLIAM HOSSACK , Draper and Clothier
liason with ANN PATERSON
reputed father of William -see below

b. 29 May 1821, Banff

m. 1856 to Mary Bartlett. Mary Bartlet was the illegitimate daughter of William Bartlet who owned Banff Brewery. Young William registered his step-father, John Adamson's death. Adamson had presented his Will to the Sheriff court and left a great deal to his daughter. She became something of a property owner, but seems to have had a drink problem after Adamson died and died herself at 59, a wealthy woman.

d. 26 May 1857, age 35, Gordon Arms Hotel, Huntly, of Mania for 10 days

ALEXANDER HOSSACK, Cooper

HANNAH GLENNIE

Father

Mother

WILLIAM PATERSON, draper, reputed father.

ISABELLA KELLAS


Ann used the name MILTON in 1861 and 1871 but reverted back to using PATERSON in 1881. In  1901 she was aged 71 at 41 High Shore, Banff with her daughter Annabella (age 38), grandaughter, Mary Jane Cormack (age 8) and grandson William (age 5)

William stated on his marriage certificate in 1882 that his father was William Paterson, a gardener and domestic servant. I'm taking this with a pinch of salt and believe that the name used on the 1861 census when he was 5, William Hossack, is much more likely.

WILLIAM  (son of William Paterson or Hossack) m. 24 Feb1882,
10 Manner St,
Macduff
HELEN McKAY

b. 26 Dec 1855, Low Shore, Banff.
illegitimate
d.20 Feb 1930, age 74, 107 Dundas St. Grangemouth

children of Thomas and Elizabeth

b. 1863 Manner St, Macduff

d. 1 Feb 1924, aged 64, Grangemouth?

2 Annabella (father unknown), housekeeper single  
b.5 Sep 1868, Water Lane, Banff
illegitimate
d. 29 May 1943, Old Market Place, Banff. Registered by son William (b.13 Oct 1900, 41 High Shore, Banff; illegitimate father not recorded

Notes:

1) In 1881 Ann Paterson and daughter Annabella were living at 25 low Shore, Banff next door to the family John Milton and wife Annie. To check if this John, aged 38 in 1881, is related to William Milton, Ann's deceased husband. His father was James Milton and mother Ann Hood.

2) The 1861 census shows William as William Hossack - I think that is what it says-  and mother Ann Milton, living next door to his grandmother Isabella Kellas, aunt Elizabeth Allardyce and uncle Alexander Yeats. I don't know yet if Margaret Ross, also living at 9 Low Shore is any relation.

3) The 1851 census shows William Hossack living with his mother as a Draper with 4 apprentices

4) William Hossack died in 1857 at the young age of 35 of "Mania - 10 days". At the time he was staying at the Gordon Arms Hotel in Huntly. His occupation was recorded as being a Draper and Clothier. His inventory on death records that he had a 1/64th share of three ships - Coquette, Phoenix and Cyclone. This may have been prompted by his brother Joseph who was a shipsmaster and was part owner of the Arab, a brig.

5) William died intestate but the 1858 inventory records that he had a 1/64th share of three ships - Coquette, Phoenix and Cyclone. This may have been prompted by his brother Joseph, b. 21st Apr 1825, who was a shipsmaster and was part owner of the Arab, a brig. His wife was Mary Bartlett the illegitimate daughter of a prominent Brewer. They married in 1856 had a 6mth old son William Bartlett Hossack.

3) Death of Ann Paterson – 1906





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