George Lewis Patterson

26 June 1869–7 December 1942 (Age 73)
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of George Lewis

When George Lewis Patterson was born on 26 June 1869, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Frank Gordon Patterson, was 29 and his mother, Ellen Louise Victoria Davis, was 24. He married Alice Nims Carter on 12 April 1893, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 7 December 1942, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 73.

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George Lewis Patterson
Alice Nims Carter
Marriage: 12 April 1893

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12 April 1893
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

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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.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
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)

  • George Patterson in household of Frank G Patterson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Lewis Patterson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George L Patterson in household of Frank G Patterson, "United States Census, 1880"

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