Edwards, Jennie Melissa
The following data is extracted from The Descendants of Rufus Edwards and Ruth (Huestis) Edwards.
6.322 Jennie Melissa Edwards Daughter of Rufus and Ruth (Huestis) Edwards; b. November 8, 1842, at Diana, Lewis Co, N.Y m December 31, 1859, David Patterson, Center (now Darlington), Wis. d. of Bright’s Disease, February 16, 1904; buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pasadena, Cal Educated in public schools of Diana and Center; taught school before marriage; mem. M. E. Church.
Her husband, David Patterson, son of Jesse and Frances (Drake) Patterson; b. August 12, 1828, at Alexandria, St. Albans township, Licking Co., Ohio; m 1st, October 23, 1851, at Center, Wis., Eunice Samantha Spencer, daughter of Willis and Nancy (Ayres) Spencer; she d. June 9, 1857; buried in Riverside Cemetery, Riceville, Iowa; they had (2) children,
Braisted Benjamin Patterson, b. June 3, 1852; d. March 22, 1934. Braisted m Edith Herring, by whom he had (5) children;
Lillian Rosella Patterson, b. May 13, 1855. Lillian m Walter Wheeler, and had (2) children.
After the death of his first wife David Patterson then m. Jennie Melissa Edwards, and moved to Riceville, Iowa, where he farmed; in 11885 moved to Gallatin Co., Mont., and settled near Manhattan; retired in 1901 and moved to Pasadena; main. M. E. Church.
6.3221 Margaret Isadore Patterson, (called Dora), b 1860
6.3222 Effie May Patterson, b. 1862.
6.3223 David Huestis Patterson, b. 1864.
6.3224 Ruth Frances Patterson, b. 1867.
6.3225 Clarence Rufus Patterson, b. 1870.
6.3226 Irene Beatrice Patterson., b. 1872.
6.3227 Charles Stuart Patterson, b. 1874.
6.3228 Harry Clayton Patterson, b. 1876.
6.3229 Blanche A. W. Patterson, b. 1879.
6.322(10) Jennie Melissa Patterson, (called Jeanette E.) b. 1882.
*The ninth generation from Richard Dodge, colonial ancestor.
Source: The Descendants of Rufus Edwards and Ruth (Huestis) Edwards