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Paterson Family Mysteries

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I could ' ave been a Hossack.

Three generations of illegitimacy giving rise to a number of brick walls.

Ann Paterson, (b. 1829, Aberdeen, d. 1906, Banff) was the illegitimate daughter of Isabella Kellas (1800-1864), the reputed father being William Paterson. Isabella was herself illegitimate, born to Edward Kellas and Ann Edwards. Ann used the name Kellas and Paterson, and Milton (a married name for a while) in the census returns.

Ann gave birth to an illegitimate son William Paterson in 1855 though the name Hossack was used in the 1860 census. In the 1851 census a young Ann Kellie (Kellas?) is living as a draper's assistant in the home of merchant William Hossack (1821-1857) so the assumption is that this is my ancestor. William Hossack's parents were Alexander Hossack and Hannah Glennie

I'm looking for anyone with a DNA bloodline to this Hossack / Glennie line to help prove my assumptions





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