James Patterson

20 May 1887–1971 (Age 83)
Osprey, Grey, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James

When James Patterson was born on 20 May 1887, in Osprey, Grey, Ontario, Canada, his father, Benjamin Patterson, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Walker, was 30. He lived in Grey, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died in 1971, at the age of 84, and was buried in Grey Highlands, Grey, Ontario, Canada.

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Benjamin Patterson
Margaret Walker
John Patterson
Sarah Jane Pattison
James Patterson
Margaret Patterson
Annie Elizabeth Patterson
Walter Patterson
Robert Samuel Patterson

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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 19

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 47

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 56

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • James Patterson in household of Bejamin Patterson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • James Patterson in household of Benjamin Patterson, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • James Pattison, "BillionGraves Index"

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