Jeremiah Patterson

Brief Life History of Jeremiah

Jeremiah Patterson was born on 8 June 1783, in Essex, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He had at least 4 sons and 8 daughters with Deborah Williams. He died on 13 May 1844, in Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Patterson
1783–1844
Deborah Williams
1793–1872
Harley Patterson
1814–
Samuel Patterson
1815–1882
Louisa A Patterson
1818–
Sarah Allen Patterson
1819–1908
Susan Patterson
1821–1902
William Patterson
1824–
Allen Patterson
1826–
Emeline Patterson
1829–1859
Mary Patterson
1830–1911
Abbie Patterson
1832–1922
Julia Patterson
1834–1857
Lucy J. Patterson
1836–

Sources (12)

  • Jeremiah Patterson, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Jeremiah, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Jeremiah Patterson, "United States Census, 1830"

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1790 · 13th State

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Patrickson ‘son of Patrick ’, which was either shortened to Patrison and metathesized to Patterson, or shortened from Paterickson to Patterson.

Irish: in Ulster, this name is of English or Scottish origin, but in County Galway, it was also taken by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Caisín ‘descendant of the little curly-headed one’ (from Gaelic casín ‘curly’), which is usually Anglicized as Cussane. In addition to the confusion between Irish Gaelic casín ‘curly’ and cosán ‘path’, there has also been an erroneous assumption that the English name Patterson is somehow derived from the English word path.

English: 19th-century variant of Patteson, a shortened form of Pattinson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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