John M. Patton

1728–26 February 1792 (Age 64)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John M.

When John M. Patton was born in 1728, in Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Matthew Patton, was 68 and his mother, Susanna Charity Tussey, was 45. He died on 26 February 1792, in Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64.

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John Matthew Patton
Susanna Charity Tussey
Phoebe Patton
Matthew Leander Patton
John M. Patton
William Patton
Mary Patton

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Age 48
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 48
The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1777 · Washington's Troops Spent the Winter at Valley Forge
Age 49
The winter that Washington’s troops spent at Valley Forge was horrible. Most the troops that had come in with General Washington were injured and dying already. There was little food for the soldiers. They were dying from starvation, disease, and the cold. Horses were dying and the men had to take their place in moving the supply wagons. Washington stayed with his men while all others were leaving and abandoning the struggling troops. This helped Washington gain the support, admiration, and loyalty of his troops.

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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