When James George Patten was born on 10 August 1840, in Great Baddow, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Patten, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Harris, was 29. He married Susan Ferguson Roberts on 27 February 1870, in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in London, Middlesex, England in 1901 and Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 19 October 1920, in Lewisham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.
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.