John Calvin Patton

Male12 February 1897–13 March 1969

Brief Life History of John Calvin

When John Calvin Patton was born on 12 February 1897, in Lansing, Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Rev William Alexander Patton, was 40 and his mother, Rose Ellen Graybeal, was 30. He married Celia Charlotte Powers on 24 December 1922, in Johnson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Horse Creek Township, Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Piney Creek Township, Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 13 March 1969, in Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Graybeal Cemetery, Laurel Springs, Ashe, North Carolina, United States.

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John Calvin Patton
1897–1969
Celia Charlotte Powers
1903–1932
Marriage: 24 December 1922
Harry L Patton
1925–2005

Sources (27)

  • John Patton in household of William A Patton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Calvin Patton, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • John Patton, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1922Johnson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

    Age 2

    On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 19

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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