Emmett Gilmer Patterson

1888–1953 (Age 65)
Longdale, Alleghany, Virginia, United States

The Life of Emmett Gilmer

When Emmett Gilmer Patterson was born on 1 August 1888, in Longdale, Alleghany, Virginia, United States, his father, David Gillium Patterson, was 35 and his mother, Allie Melissa Fortune, was 20. He married Vallie Gold Miller on 24 January 1921, in Fayetteville, Fayette, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Covington, Alleghany, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Walkers Creek Magisterial District, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 25 October 1953, in Marion, Marion, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Marion, Marion, South Carolina, United States.

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Emmett Gilmer Patterson
Vallie Gold Miller
Marriage: 24 January 1921
John D Patterson
Emmett G. Patterson
Guy H Patterson
Peggy Mae Patterson

Spouse & Children

24 January 1921
Fayetteville, Fayette, West Virginia, United States


  • John D Patterson


  • Male1923–1967Male

  • Guy H Patterson


  • Peggy Mae Patterson


Parents & Siblings

  • David Gillium Patterson


  • Allie Melissa Fortune




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Montana is 41st state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • E G Patterson Sr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emmett Patterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emett G Patterson in household of D* Patterson, "United States Census, 1900"

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