looking for grandad john alexander paterson b: 1879 died 1955 kalgoorlie.
born robes south australia.
married mary lillian beatrice hogarth 1905
Worked for railroad. Went to Mississippi around 1850-60, married Ellender J Shoemake and they moved to Louisiana.
He was also a Baptist preacher and farmer.
Born 19/8/1820, England I think
Came to Australia around 1851, can not find immigration entry. Was a farmer and had extensive knowledge of Aberdeen Angas cattle.
Married widower, Marion Coulthard in 1860
Would like to find his exact place of birth, any siblings and his parents names.
I have seen an entry that his father was Philip and mother Helen (nee Webster) but unsubstantiated.