Norman Jerry Patterson

2 May 1939–30 July 1994 (Age 55)
Calhoun, Gordon, Georgia, United States

The Life of Norman Jerry

When Norman Jerry Patterson was born on 2 May 1939, in Calhoun, Gordon, Georgia, United States, his father, Norman C Patterson, was 21 and his mother, Sara Anita Deason, was 23. He lived in District 949, Floyd, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 July 1994, at the age of 55.

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Norman C Patterson
Sara Anita Deason
Norman Jerry Patterson
Lewis Ann Patterson

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    Sara Anita Deason




World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 3

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 16

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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  • Jerry N Patterson in household of Norman C Patterson, "United States Census, 1940"

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