Robert Patterson

1760–21 August 1800
Pilesgrove Township, Salem, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Robert

When Robert Patterson was born in 1760, in Pilesgrove Township, Salem, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Robert Patterson, was 35 and his mother, Maudlen Magdalena Ritsman, was 28. He married Naomi Barber on 6 April 1785, in Salem, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Robert Patterson
Naomi Barber
Marriage: 6 April 1785
James Patterson
Elizabeth Patterson
Robert Patterson
Joseph Patterson
Margaret Patterson
Benjamin Patterson

Spouse and Children

6 April 1785
Salem, New Jersey, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Margaret Patterson



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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Sources (3)

  • New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980;
  • Robert Patterson in entry for Benjamin Patterson, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"
  • Robert Patterson, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985"

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