When Lenta Leona Patton was born on 11 May 1899, in Shaw, Marion, Oregon, United States, her father, John LaFayette Patton, was 28 and her mother, Mary Mae Howd, was 27. She married Harl Mallory Shumway on 6 June 1919, in Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wheeler, Tillamook, Oregon, United States for about 1 years and Woodburn, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1970. She died on 17 August 1996, in Kirkland, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Twin Oaks Cemetery, Turner, Marion, Oregon, United States.
English, northern Irish, and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scottish personal name Patun, Paton, an Old French diminutive of Pat(e), a pet form of Patrick. Compare Patrick and Pattinson .
History: The American general George Patton (1885–1945) was born in San Gabriel, CA, into a family with a long military tradition. His earliest American ancestor, Robert Patton, had emigrated from Scotland to VA c. 1770.
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