John was born on June 2, 1842 in the Township of Scarborough, Canada West (now Toronto, Ontario). He was baptised in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Bendale, ?Scarborough on July 5, 1842. He was the son of Agnes Paterson 1800-1875 and James Andrew Thomson 1802-1884. He died on September 14, 1848 and is buried with three siblings in the cemetery at St Andrew’s Church, Bendale, Scarborough.
Prior to import, this record was last changed 00:00:00 29 Dec 2004.
 1968 Paterson family tree shows John as the 9th child of Agnes & James.
 Scarborough Birth Register (poor photocopy of transcript) – writing is difficult to decipher -- “John Ch?? [?Christopher or Chester?] June 2 1842/July 5 184?”
 St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Bendale, cemetery, headstone: “In memory of four children of James & Agnes THOMSON Hannah J. died Nov. 10, 1842, Æ. 4’rs. William S. died Sept. 8, 1848, Æ. 3 y’rs. John C. died Sept. 14, 1848 Æ. 6 y’rs. Also an infant dau. died June 25, 1841.” [row 28.5] The next headstone is for James A. Thomson and Agnes Paterson.
Thank you to Katharine E for creating WikiTree profile Thomson-2053 through the import of andrew thomson.ged on Jun 7, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Katharine and others.
The current (Nov 9, 2013) biography was prepared by Fred Paterson Nix
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