Elizabeth Charlotte Patterson

14 August 1869–11 August 1949 (Age 80)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Charlotte

When Elizabeth Charlotte Patterson was born on 14 August 1869, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Thomas P Patterson, was 41 and her mother, Mary Wilhelma Williams, was 35. She married David Wilson Caterlin on 18 March 1888, in Verdon, Richardson, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Otoe, Otoe, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Appleton, Klickitat, Washington, United States in 1910. She died on 11 August 1949, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Appleton, Klickitat, Washington, United States.

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David Wilson Caterlin
Elizabeth Charlotte Patterson
Marriage: 18 March 1888
Larry Clare Catterlin
Captola Winifred Catterlin
Mary Katherine Catterlin

Spouse and Children

18 March 1888
Verdon, Richardson, Nebraska, United States


    Larry Clare Catterlin


    Captola Winifred Catterlin


    Mary Katherine Catterlin


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Wilhelma Williams




    Robert F Patterson


    J William Patterson


    James Lynn Patterson


    Thomas Ambrose Patterson



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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 11

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.  
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Libbie Catterlin in household of David Catterlin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catterlin in household of David W Catterlin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • C E Patterson in household of F P Patterson, "United States Census, 1870"

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