Margaret Patterson

29 October 1794–
Homestead, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Patterson was born on 29 October 1794, in Homestead, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Joseph Patterson, was 56 and her mother, Elizabeth Matson, was 47.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Patterson
1738–1808
Elizabeth Matson
1747–1831
Elizabeth Patterson
1774–
Alexander Patterson
1775–1840
John Patterson
1779–1819
David Patterson
1780–1838
Joseph Patterson
1783–
Deborah Patterson
1787–
Jesse Patterson
1790–1856
Moses Patterson
1792–1866
Margaret Patterson
1794–
Sarah Patterson
1799–
Benjamin Patterson
1801–1883
Mary Patterson
1803–
Nancy Patterson
1805–
Betsy Patterson
1808–

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

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.
1803

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 18

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from a pet form of Pate , a short form of Patrick .2 Irish: in Ulster of English or Scottish origin; in County Galway, a surname taken by bearers of Gaelic Ó Caisín ‘descendant of the little curly-headed one’ (from Gaelic casán), which is usually Anglicized as Cussane.

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

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