Ralph Jacob Patterson

12 July 1896–9 March 1996 (Age 99)
Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ralph Jacob

When Ralph Jacob Patterson was born on 12 July 1896, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob H. Patterson, was 30 and his mother, Ada Mary Conkey, was 28. He married Lola E. Mentzer on 16 September 1919, in Mahoning, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Niles, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 9 March 1996, in Sarasota, Florida, United States, at the age of 99.

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Ralph Jacob Patterson
Lola E. Mentzer
Marriage: 16 September 1919
Frances Lucille Patterson
Christine Ada Patterson

Spouse and Children

16 September 1919
Mahoning, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob H. Patterson





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.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 2

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Ralph J Patterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph J Patterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • R J Patterson, "United States Census, 1920"

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