'Paton1Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Paton of Crailing, Paton of Grandhome

BLG1894 reports that "This name of Paton is written in old deeds Patton, and the family which is from the South, is of considerable antiquity" and identifies the family's arms as "Az., three crescents arg.".
George Paton of Grandhome, Aberdeenshire (b c1648, d 1692)
m. Isabella Christie
1. John Paton of Grandhome (b c1687, d 1715)
  m. Margaret Garden of Troup
  A. George Paton of Grandhome (d 1749)
  m. Barbara Mackenzie of Ardross
  i. John Paton of Ferrachie & Grandhome
  m. Mary Lance (dau of William Lance)
  a. William Paton of Grandhome had issue
  m. (1809) Louisa Bird (dau of Spearman Bird, m2. Isaac Nind)
  ii.+ other issue - Helen, Margaret
  B Bathia Paton probably of this generation
  m. (1743) Murdoch Mackenzie of Ardross & Dundonnel



James Paton (d 1764, minister of Primrose or Carrington)
m1. (05.04.1710) Margaret Ritchie (d 07.02.1721, dau of William Ritchie)
1. Robert Paton (b 08.04.1711, d 27.02.1786, minister of Lasswade)
  m1. (22.01.1750) Janet Hislop of Dalkeith
  A. james Paton of Crailing (b 1750, d 08.11.18026)
  m. (16.12.1798) Christian Mary Cadell (d 30.01.1858, dau of John Cadell of Cockenzie & Transent)
  i. John Paton of Crailing (b 19.08.1805, d 18.02.1889, 2nd son) had issue
  m1. (01.12.1830) Ellen Elliot (d 03.05.1864, dau of William Elliot of Harwood)
  m2. Ann Margaret Elliot (b 1803-4, d 09.04.1896, dau of Admiral Robert Elliot)
  ii. George Paton (b 08.02.1810, dsp 11.1885, 4th son)
  m. (17.03.1846) Mary Anne Nush (dau of Rev. Okey Nush of Throwley)
  iii. William James Paton (b 17.021819, d 26.06.1867) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (28.01.1853) Harriet Cadell (dau of Robert Cadell of Batho, son of John of Cockenzie & Transent)
  iv. Mary Paton (b 14.05.1802, d 17.02.1879)
  m. (06.07.1830) John Paton of Lasswade & Ancrum @@ below
  v. Harriet Paton (b 310.10.1807, d 11.06.1849)
  m. (21.12.1829) Edward Jones of Liverpool (d 21.01.1865)
  vi.+ other issue - Robert (b 12.08.1800, d 14.12.1800), Robert (b 14.10.1811, d 08.06.1831), Marion (b 03.01.1804, d unm 10.1868), Anne Cathcart (b 07.09.1809, d unm 16.02.1886)
  B. John Paton (b 1755, d 09.08.1835, minister of Lasswade, King's Almoner, 3rd son)
  m. Margaret Main of London
  i. Robert Paton (b 1795, d 1884, WS) had issue
  m. (26.09.1832) Isabella Phipps
  ii. James Paton (b 13.09.1798, dsp 1848, captain)
  m. Fanny Atkinson (widow of C. Taylor of Bombay)
  iii. John Paton of Lasswade & Ancrum (b 21.04.1804, d 06.05.1870, minister) had issue
  m. (06.07.1830) Mary Paton (d 147.02.1879) @@ above
  iv. Thomas Paton of Canada then New Zealand (b 04.1806) had issue
  m. Annie Foreman (d 11.11.1869, dau of James Foreman of Halifax)
  v.+ other issue - Peter (b 10.08.1808, d 1858, artist), 3 daughters (d young)
  C.+ other issue - Robert (RN), Marion (d unm 1840)
  m2. Elizabeth Seton (widow of Rev. John Currie of New Monkland)
2.+ other issue - Janet (b 06.05.1712), Margaret (b 09.08.1713), Elizabeth (b 09.02.1715), Rosina (b 25.10.1717)
m2. (14.02.1722) Agnes Floss (d 11.148)
6.+ other issue - James (b 21.10.1725), Andrew (b 27.04.1748), Catherine (b 06.08.1726)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1894 ('Paton of Grandhome')
(2) For lower section : BFR ('Paton', p463+)
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