Melvina Patton

Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Melvina

When Melvina Patton was born in 1862, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, Frazier Patton, was 50 and her mother, Esther S Conley, was 46.

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Frazier Patton
Esther S Conley
Elizabeth Patton
Sarah Patton
Nancy Patton
Allen Patton
Margarett Patton
Malinda Patton
David Kelsey Patton
William G Patton
Darcus Patton
Martin C Patton
Melvina Patton
Joel Patton

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 0

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Age 1

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

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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  • Vine Patton in household of Esther Patton, "United States Census, 1880"

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