John Patterson

about 1840–
Brush Valley Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Patterson was born about 1840, in Brush Valley Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Alexander Patterson, was 33 and her mother, Martha Campbell, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Patterson
1807–1849
Martha Campbell
1813–
James Patterson
1830–
William Patterson
1832–
Henry Patterson
1833–1863
Mary Patterson
1836–
Sarah Patterson
1838–
John Patterson
1840–
Jane Equilla Patterson
1836–1909
William Henry Patterson
1840–1917
Mary Patterson
1841–
Sarah Patterson
1843–
John A. Patterson
1849–1928

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    James Patterson

    Male1830–Male

    William Patterson

    Male1832–Male

    Henry Patterson

    Male1833–1863Male

    Jane Equilla Patterson

    Female1836–1909Female

    Female1836–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 23

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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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