John Patten Jr.

20 June 1825–27 November 1903 (Age 78)
Fairplay Township, Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Patten Jr. was born on 20 June 1825, in Fairplay Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, John Patten Sr., was 38 and his mother, Hannah Ingersoll, was 37. He married Candace Smith on 24 May 1853, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Green Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 27 November 1903, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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John Patten Jr.
Candace Smith
Marriage: 24 May 1853
Candace Alice Patten
John Patten
Eliza Patten
Estella Patten
John Camate David Patten
Paul Virgil Patten
Alexander Patten

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 May 1853Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    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.
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English:occasionally a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of clogs, from Middle English paten ‘clog’ (Old French patin).variant of Patton (a Middle English pet form of Patrick) with -in substituted for -on.

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

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    John Patten Jr. (1825-1903)

    I have had a copy of this narrative in my possession for many years. The author is unknown to me. I have typed it in as it was written with few exceptions. When I knew that certain information was inc …

    Sources (35)

    • John Patten in entry for Charles Patten, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Patten, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Patten in entry for Charles Patten and Celia Belle Colwell, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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