Robert Shaw Patterson

1804–1893 (Age 89)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Robert Shaw

When Robert Shaw Patterson was born in 1804, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Capt. Andrew Patterson, was 34 and his mother, Jane Jennie Shaw, was 22. He married Matilda Mc Kee on 26 December 1828, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Upshur, Texas, United States in 1860. He died in 1893, in Texas, United States, at the age of 89.

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Robert Shaw Patterson
Polena Eleanor Hamilton
Marriage: 29 October 1845
Sallie Patterson
James Henry Patterson
Andrew Ebb Patterson
Tennessee Callie Patterson
Margaret Patterson
Maberry Patterson
Maberry Patterson
Robert Shaw Patterson
Augustus S. Patterson
John William Patterson
Thomas Carr Patterson Sr.

Spouse and Children

29 October 1845
Caldwell, Kentucky, United States


    Sallie Patterson


    James Henry Patterson


    Andrew Ebb Patterson


    Tennessee Callie Patterson


    Margaret Patterson


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 0

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Robt S Patterson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • R S Patterson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert S Patterson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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