im looking for my great great grandfather john paterson

He had a son called john alexander paterson born 1879 at Goolwa - Robe south australia.

John alexander says he married elizabeth watson on the marriage cert. - Or Mary Lynch keeps popping up?

isobel

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Comment by Elizabeth Allen on February 14, 2017 at 19:07

Isobel,  I think this may be the birth in question - it was in 1876 (not 1879)

Digger - South Australian Births 1842-1906 (c) SAGHS  - it states her that his father was Alack (not John)

Surname: PATERSON
Given Names: John Alack
Date: 1876-02-22
Sex: Male
Father: Alack PATERSON
Mother: Mary Ann LYNCH
Birth Place/Residence: Robe
District Code: Rob
Book: 163
Page: 45

do you want me to check for the parents marriage?

Elizabeth

Comment by Elizabeth Allen on February 14, 2017 at 19:17

Isobel,  This appears to be the parents marriage

Digger - South Australian Marriages, Registrations 1842-1916 Groom: PATTERSON
Given names: Alexander
Bride: LYNCH
Given names: Mary Ann
Date: 1875-05-30
Groom Age: 47
Status: S
Groom's Father: John PATTERSON
Bride Age: 37
Status: S
Bride's Father: John LYNCH
Place: Res of Francis Bradley Naracoorte
District: Rob
Book/Page: 103/655

didn't this son John Alexander PATERSON end up in Western Australia - this lookup is very familiar and I am sure I have done it before for a family member

Elizabeth

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