Anne Jane Paterson

Anne Jane Paterson

Anne Jane Paterson was Jennie Foster Kennedy’s aunt. She appears in Chapter 2 of our Butchart Gardens History

Following the death of Jennie Kennedy’s mother, Martha Kennedy, in Toronto in 1880, Anne Jane Paterson became guardian to Jennie Foster Kennedy and her two sisters.

The three Kennedy sisters moved from Toronto to Owen Sound, Ontario to live with Anne Jane Paterson.

In 1880, Anne Jane Paterson was a widow. She had been married to Robert Paterson,  a leading figure in Owen Sound business who also served two terms as Mayor of Owen Sound.


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