Omar McKinley Patterson

1896–1977 (Age 81)
Alleghany, Virginia, United States

The Life of Omar McKinley

When Omar McKinley Patterson was born in May 1896, in Alleghany, Virginia, United States, his father, David Gillium Patterson, was 43 and his mother, Allie Melissa Fortune, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Lola Beatrice Tyree. He lived in Kerrs Creek, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died in October 1977, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Omar McKinley Patterson
Lola Beatrice Tyree
Omar Mckinley Patterson
William Edward Patterson
Cornelia Phyllis Patterson
Gloria Ann Patterson
Ruth Beverley Patterson

Spouse & Children



  • Omar Mckinley Patterson


  • Cornelia Phyllis Patterson


  • William Edward Patterson


  • Gloria Ann Patterson


  • Ruth Beverley Patterson


Parents & Siblings

  • David Gillium Patterson


  • Allie Melissa Fortune




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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 3

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Omar Patterson in household of David G Patterson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Omar M Patterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Omar M Patterson, "United States Census, 1940"

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