Paul Mitchell & Carol Mas
Can you help?
Here is our detailed Family Tree so far!
We live in Tarland, Aberdeenshire and are researching our
and wonder if anyone out there can help us?
If you have any information, please email us.
Here is the current focus of our current research:-
Maurice Henri Jean Mas
Born 14th May 1919. Died 4th July 1990
His family were from Pontarlier in France.
He lived at 1 rue Marius Laithier, Pontarlier at time of death. (we travelled to
Pontarlier in October 2005 to search grave yards for relatives, but we didn't have
this address at that time!!)
When he married Christine Smith in Dundee, his usual residence was 97 Rue de la Folie,
Occupation on the marriage record says Butcher Quartermaster, Free French Navy.
He returned to France after the war he joined the Paris Police (Guardians de la Paix).
He was Paul's maternal Great Grandfather. Born on 25th October 1877 in Kemnay and
died on 14th July 1934.
He was one of nine children of John Grant (Stone Cutter) & Mary Herd.
A brother (John Alexander Grant b1875) and sister (Margaret Grant b1874) of James
were both born in Maine, USA
We assume the family travelled to America due to John being involved in the granite
industry. Any information would be appreciated.
William Andrew Paterson
He was also Paul's Great Grandfather. Born 22nd February 1898 in Braemar, died 20th
AKA. Andy Pat
When he married Elizabeth Walker Barron on 2nd March 1917, his occupation is noted
as Pte 3rd Battalion Gordon Highlanders. Stationed at the King Street Barracks in
How do I find out details of his army career?
More to follow soon!!
Updated on:- 03 September 2014