Henry Patton

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Patton was born in 1898, in Texas, United States, his father, Berry Allen Patton, was 30 and his mother, Alice Godfrey, was 25. He lived in Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 2, Erath, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 29 June 1941, in Dublin, Erath, Texas, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Berry Allen Patton
1868–1957
Alice Godfrey
1873–1958
Alice Patton
1894–
Willie Jay Patton
1895–1968
Henry Patton
1896–
Henry Patton
1898–1941
Dee Patton
1900–
Floy Flair Patton
1900–1922
Dee Patton
1902–
Reeves Patton
1902–
Dee Evert Patton
1903–1967
Fred Patton
1904–
Reever Patton
1904–
Rives Patton
1907–
Fred Thomas Patton
1909–1973
Nellie Eunice Patton
1912–

Sources (5)

  • Henry Patent in household of Allen Patent, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Allen Patton, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Henry Patton in household of B A Patton, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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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