Alva Bert Patterson

13 September 1879–1 October 1954 (Age 75)
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States

The Life of Alva Bert

When Alva Bert Patterson was born on 13 September 1879, his father, James Patterson, was 20 and his mother, Nancy A. McCloud, was 20. He lived in Chattaroy, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1900. He died on 1 October 1954, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Peone, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 1

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 20

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

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)

  • Alva B Patterson in household of James Patterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alva Bertie Patterson, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Alva Bertie Patterson, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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