John Patton

11 November 1825–
Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John

When John Patton was born on 11 November 1825, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, his father, Theodrick Mann Patton, was 22 and his mother, Nancy Holt, was 19.

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Theodrick Mann Patton
Nancy Holt
Elizabeth D. Patton
John Patton
Martha Susan Patton
Robert Washington Patton
William Lafayette Patton
Jesse Dan Patton
Thomas Mann Patton
Sumner E Patton
Zoro Babel Patton
George Michael Dallas Patton
James J Patton
Sarah Angeline Patten
Charles Trousden Patten

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 5

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 10

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English, northern Irish, and Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Pate .

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Patton in household of T M Patton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ancestry Sources

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