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Helen Summerton Paterson

F, #5807, b. 1916, d. 25 November 2008
Last Edited: 13 Mar 2018
Ella Paterson Dec 1947


Father*: John Findlay Paterson b. 14 Apr 1882, d. 29 Feb 1956
Mother*: Helen Summerton b. c 1882, d. 14 Jan 1949
  • Birth*: Helen Summerton Paterson was born in 1916 at Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,2
  • She was the daughter of John Findlay Paterson and Helen Summerton.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Summerton Paterson married Samuel Joseph L Evans in 1944 at Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Helen Summerton Paterson died on 25 November 2008 at South Grange Nursing Home, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland, , EVANS - Peacefully, at South Grange Nursing Home, Monifieth, on Tuesday, November 25, 2008, Helen (Ella) (nee Paterson), formerly of Lochee, beloved wife of the late Sam, also a dear aunt. Will be sadly missed. Funeral service at Dundee Crematorium on Tuesday, December 2, at 10.15 am, to which all relatives and friends are invited.4
  • Name Variation: As of 1916, Helen Summerton Paterson was also known as Ella.
  • (Witness) Marriage: She witnessed the marriage of William Elder Paterson and Margaret Burke Kilhooley on Saturday, 23 January 1937 at 60 Liff Road, Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; 1937 on the twenty-third day of January at 60 Liff Road Lochee after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; William Elder Paterson marine engineer, aged 27, 60 Liff Road Lochee, John Findlay Paterson baker, Helen Haughton Paterson ms Summerton; Maggie Burke Kilhooley, spool winder spinster, aged 25, 275 Hawkhill Dundee, William Kilhooley general labourer, Jessie Kirlhooley ms Beattie (dec); signed William Bodia minister of St Lukes Lochee, Alex Paterson 60 Liff Road Lochee, Helen Paterson 60 Liff Road Lochee witnesses, 1937 February 1st at Lochee John E Cant asst registrar.5
  • Married Name: As of 1944, her married name was Evans.


  1. [S6] Birth year of about 1916; from conversation with MNMD (granddaughter of John Paterson (39)).
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), confirmd GROS ref 282/05 0085 (no image) [Sept 2009].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory marriages GROS ref 282/04 0169 [Sept 2009].
  4. [S20] Unknown author, 'article', Dundee Courier & Advertiser, unknown date (DC Thomson, unknown repository reference) intimation in Dundee Courier Wed 26 [Nov 2008].
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, image held; 1937 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 21; from SS [Sept 2009].