Eunice Lillie Patton

9 February 1915–27 September 1969 (Age 54)
Ray, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Eunice Lillie

When Eunice Lillie Patton was born on 9 February 1915, in Ray, Missouri, United States, her father, John Wesley Patton, was 22 and her mother, Minnie Rebecca Fulkerson, was 20. She married Kenneth Junior Searcy on 8 November 1935, in Rayville, Ray, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Fishing River Township, Ray, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 27 September 1969, in Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Floral Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Junior Searcy
Eunice Lillie Patton
Marriage: 8 November 1935
Kenneth James Searcy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1935Rayville, Ray, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    Age 2
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    Age 16
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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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    Sources (8)

    • Lillie U Patton in household of John W Patton, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Eunice Patton in entry for Junior Searcy, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Eunice Lillie Searcy in entry for Kenneth Junior Searcy, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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