William Vermont Patterson

15 October 1818–4 October 1901 (Age 82)
Fayette, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Vermont

When William Vermont Patterson was born on 15 October 1818, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Robert Patterson, was 29 and his mother, Rebecca Cromwell, was 31. He married Mary Ann Runyan on 22 October 1848, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 4 October 1901, in Cotton Hill Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Glenarm, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Vermont Patterson
1818–1901
Mary Ann Runyan
1831–1866
Marriage: 22 October 1848
Sarah R. Patterson
1849–1852
Juniatta I Patterson
1851–1870
Martha Jane McClure Patterson
1855–1944
Charles W. Patterson
1856–1931
Amanda Alice Patterson
1858–1937
Edward Patterson
1860–1931
William Patterson
1863–
Charlotte A. R. Patterson
1864–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1848
Fayette, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Sarah R. Patterson

    Female1849–1852Female

    Juniatta I Patterson

    Female1851–1870Female

    Martha Jane McClure Patterson

    Female1855–1944Female

    Charles W. Patterson

    Male1856–1931Male

    Amanda Alice Patterson

    Female1858–1937Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

Age 1

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.
1846

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from a pet form of Pate , a short form of Patrick .2 Irish: in Ulster of English or Scottish origin; in County Galway, a surname taken by bearers of Gaelic Ó Caisín ‘descendant of the little curly-headed one’ (from Gaelic casán), which is usually Anglicized as Cussane.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Patterson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Patterson in household of Charles Patterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Patterson, "United States Census, 1860"

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