Carey Patton

Male8 October 1838–20 June 1909

Brief Life History of Carey

When Carey Patton was born on 8 October 1838, in Cherry Fork, Wayne Township, Adams, Ohio, United States, his father, William Patton, was 30 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Moore, was 30. He married Elizabeth Howland about 1861, in Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sprigg Township, Adams, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Liberty Township, Adams, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 June 1909, in Adams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Kirker Cemetery, West Union, Tiffin Township, Adams, Ohio, United States.

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Carey Patton
Elizabeth Howland
Marriage: about 1861
John Stanley Patton
Louisa Patton
Sarah Anna Patton
Oliver M Patton

Sources (12)

  • Carey Patton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Carey Patton - Family genealogies: birth: 8 October 1838; Cherry Fork, Adams, Ohio, United States
  • Carey Patton, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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  • Marriage
    about 1861Adams, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 8

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

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 22

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 25

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English, northern Irish, and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scottish personal name Patun, Paton, an Old French diminutive of Pat(e), a pet form of Patrick. Compare Patrick and Pattinson .

    History: The American general George Patton (1885–1945) was born in San Gabriel, CA, into a family with a long military tradition. His earliest American ancestor, Robert Patton, had emigrated from Scotland to VA c. 1770.

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

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