Mary Margaret Nisewander

Female12 December 1846–2 January 1921

Brief Life History of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Nisewander was born on 12 December 1846, in Giles, Virginia, United States, her father, Harvey B Nisewander, was 25 and her mother, Malinda Bogle, was 28. She married James Robert Patton on 1 December 1868, in Bland, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Mechanicsburg, Bland, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 2 January 1921, in Bland, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mechanicsburg, Bland, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Robert Patton
Mary Margaret Nisewander
Marriage: 1 December 1868
Lee Patton
Cena M. Patton
James Harvey Patton
Nora Jennette Patton
Mary Jane Patton
Emma Jane Patton
John William Patton
Arnold Patton
William Miller Patton Sr.
Victoria B Patton
Robert Patton
Thomas Jerome Patton
John Gordon Patton
Ida W M Patton

Sources (43)

  • Mary Patton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Patton, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Mary in entry for Miller Patton, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1868Bland, Virginia, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

    Age 1

    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 20

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt.

    Americanized form of Swiss German Neuenschwander or of its variant Neuschwander . Compare Niswander .

    History: This name is Swiss Mennonite in origin (see Neuenschwander ), but today it is found among the Brethrens.

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

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    Virginia Connections VIRGINIA CONNECTIONS: A Genealogical History of the Thompson- Ward Family Originating in Southwest Virginia in Three Parts James' father was commissioned in the War of 1812, and …

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