When Grace Mabel Patten was born on 8 November 1868, in Biddeford, York, Maine, United States, her father, Alphonso Patten, was 27 and her mother, Josephine M. Bryant, was 22. She married Timothy William Stanton on 2 October 1898, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Beloit, Mitchell, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Washington, District of Columbia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 10 July 1946, in Silver Spring, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, at the age of 77.
occasionally a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of clogs, from Middle English paten ‘clog’ (Old French patin).
variant of Patton (a Middle English pet form of Patrick) with -in substituted for -on.