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Norman Paterson

Norman Paterson

Norman was the older son of that name born to Alexander Paterson of Borve. The site of his childhood home was later known as Tobhta Alasdair 'ic Thormoid.

Further information about Norman comes from his family in Cape Breton: Norman, a carpenter, was born in 1799 and married twice, first to Mary MacLeod, with whom he had two children, John and Catherine. Norman emigrated to Grand River, Cape Breton about 1843. Norman married his second wife in Cape Breton. She was Catherine MacAskill, also originally from Berneray. Together they had six children: Norman, Donald, Mary, Donald, Angus and Ann.

 

Title: Norman Paterson
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Tormod Alasdair Thormoid
Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Carpenter
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 1321
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 117720