Ambrose Clark Pattison

Brief Life History of Ambrose Clark

When Ambrose Clark Pattison was born on 5 August 1832, his father, Ambrose Pattison, was 28 and his mother, Mary Buchner, was 26. He married Elizabeth Payne on 26 January 1862, in Welland, Niagara, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Houghton Township, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada for about 20 years and Norfolk, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 3 April 1907, in Houghton Township, Norfolk, Canada West, British Colonial America, at the age of 74, and was buried in Tillsonburg, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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Ambrose Clark Pattison
Elizabeth Payne
Marriage: 26 January 1862
Herbert Lincoln Pattison
Minnie Alberta Pattison
Clarence Howard Patteson
Raleigh Philip Redpath Pattison
Grace Eva Pattison

Sources (18)

  • Clark Patteson, "Canada, Ontario Census, 1861"
  • Aus*N Patteson, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • A. C. Pattison, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


British Columbia joins the confederation.

1883 · Mining Boom

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

English (northern):

patronymic from the personal names Paton or Patin (Anglo-Norman French and Middle English pet forms of Patrick); see Patrick , Paton , and Patten . The name was often shortened to Pattison and Patteson , and in the late 18th century was sometimes respelled as Patterson .

from the Middle English personal name Pat(e), probably a pet form of Patrick, + son. See Pate and Patrick .

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

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