Felix Edward Patterson

28 January 1854–18 February 1938 (Age 84)
Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Felix Edward

When Felix Edward Patterson was born on 28 January 1854, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States, his father, John Z Patterson, was 22 and his mother, Mary Geusinger, was 28. He married Alice Heiny on 17 July 1879. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Fall Creek Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 18 February 1938, in Miami, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84.

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Felix Edward Patterson
Alice Heiny
Marriage: 17 July 1879
Earl Franklin Patterson
Pearly Patterson

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17 July 1879


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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 2

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 22

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Edward Patterson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward Patterson in household of John Z Patterson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • F Ed Patterson in entry for Franklin E Patterson and Daisy Della Crank, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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