William Patterson

1830–March 1898 (Age 68)
Ireland

The Life of William

William Patterson was born in 1830, in Ireland. He married Martha Reid on 13 February 1867. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Burtchville Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died in March 1898, in Brockway, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68.

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William Patterson
1830–1898
Martha Reid
1840–
Marriage: 13 February 1867
Agnes Thompson Patterson
1868–1947
Patterson
1870–1870
John L. Patterson
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1867
Down, Ulster, Ireland
children

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.
1839

Age 9

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 24

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

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)

  • William Patterson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Patterson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Patterson, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913"

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