Surname: Patterson

Biographical Sketch of J. B. Patterson

J.B. Patterson, of the firm of Patterson, Dally & Co., was born in Hghland County, Ohio., in 1847; moved to Harrison County, Ia., 1867; was engaged in clerking for R.B. Hillas, two years, then for Mitchell & Laub eight and one-half years, and June 26th, 1879, formed his present partnership. He enlisted in the late rebellion in 1863, in the 18th O. Inft.; was in several battles, and was discharged in the autumn of 1865. He was married in Oct., 1871, to Maggie Farren, and has three...

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Biography of Young N. Patterson

YOUNG N. PATTERSON. This prominent and highly-honored citizen of Baxter County, Arkansas, was born on King’s Creek, three miles from King’s Mountain in Lincoln County, N. C. in 1840, a son of Alfred and Eliza (Ferguson) Patterson, who were born, reared and married in the Old North State, and from there moved to Itawamba County, Miss., where the father died at the age of fifty-two years, and the mother is still living on the old homestead. The father met with success in his farming operations, was practical and shrewd in the conduct of his affairs, and succeeded in accumulating a comfortable competency before the close of his earthly career. He was in the Black Hawk War of 1832, and helped to capture the noted chieftain of that name. In the common schools of Mississippi Young H. Patterson received a practical education, after which he finished his scholastic education in an academy of that State. In August, 1861, he enlisted in Company H, First Mississippi Infantry, and served in that regiment for nearly a year. At the fall of Ft. Donelson he was taken prisoner and for seven months was a captive at Camp Morton, Indianapolis. He was then exchanged and rejoined his old regiment, with which he served until Vicksburg fell when he became a member of Roddy’s cavalry. Three months later, at the battle of Selma, he was...

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Biography of John F. Patterson

JOHN F. PATTERSON. Among the prominent county officials of Ripley County no man is more popular or better fitted for his position than John F. Patterson, the efficient sheriff. He is a native of this county, born October 9, 1848, and has here spent the most of his life, and the people have had every opportunity to judge of his character aud qualifications. They have found him prompt and fearless in the discharge of his duties, trusty and honorable, and fully alive to the duties of his office. His father, George Patterson, was born in Malcomb County, Tennessee, and his mother, Sallie (Ferrill) Patterson, was a native of Illinois. They both came to Missouri with their parents when young, married here and here passed the balance of their days, the father dying in 1875, when fifty-one years of age, and she in 1892, when sixty years of age. Mr. Patterson was a farmer, and when starting out for himself settled on Fourche, twelve miles west of Doniphan, and was one of the first to locate in that section. He and the Daltons were about the first settlers, and he helped move the records from Thomasville to this place when Doniphan was made the county seat. He was a successful farmer, and a worthy member of the Christian Church. In his political views he was with the Democrats. He and...

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Biography of John R. Patterson

JOHN R. PATTERSON. The office of sheriff is one that has been filled by the illustrious head of this Government, and is a position that demands great circumspection, great personal courage and a general and apt intelligence. The county of Cleburne, Arkansas, is fortunate in its choice of its present incumbent, John R. Patterson, who is also county collector and adds to strict integrity the other qualities essential to the thorough discharge of the responsibilities connected with the station. Mr. Patterson was born in Dover, Arkansas, January 16, 1848, his parents being James H. and Civility R. (Bettis) Patterson, the former of whom was born on the eastern coast of Maryland, and the latter in Wayne County, Missouri When a lad of twelve or fourteen years of age James H. Patterson was sent to Natchez, Miss., where he made his home with an uncle, studied law, and graduated at Oxford, Miss. His tastes, however, were rather in the direction of mercantile pursuits than to the practice of law, and in 1843, with Ransol S. Bettis,he opened a store at Dover. In 1852 they went to Patterson’s Bluff (named in honor of Mr. Patterson) and opened a general mercantile establishment there, where they continued to do business until 1856, from which time until 1861 they were in business in Clinton, Van Buren County, Arkansas Mr. Patterson then entered the Confederate...

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Biography of Otho Patterson

Otho Patterson, a native of Champaign County and representing a pioneer family, has for years been numbered among the progressive farmers and citizens, while as a horseman his reputation has extended pretty well over the state and throughout the country. He has bred and owned at his fine farm some of the fastest and finest horses ever produced in Illinois. Mr. Patterson is an expert in the raising and training of horses and for some years that has been his chief business occupation. He was born in St. Joseph Township, December 16, 1851, son of J. K. and Catherine (Swearingen) Patterson. His father was born in Ohio and his mother in Kentucky, the latter coming to Illinois with her parents. J. K. Patterson and wife were married in this county. Of the events and experiences that make up the bulk of Champaign County’s history during the past seventy-five years the Patterson family has had its full share. J. K. Patterson showed himself a man of spirit and enterprise even when young. In 1839 he rode horseback all the way from Columbus, Ohio, to Champaign County for the purpose of looking over the country. Though the land was a vast virgin prairie, abounding with sloughs, he recognized its fertility and the prospect of future development, and accordingly filed on 160 acres. At that time the land office was at Danville,...

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Biography of Homer G. Patterson

Homer G. Patterson is a leading member of the Idaho legislature, representing Blaine County, and is a prominent practitioner of dentistry in Hailey. Dentistry may be said to be almost unique among other occupations, as it is at once a profession, a trade and a business. Such being the case, it follows that in order to attain the highest success in it one must be thoroughly conversant with the theory of the art, must be expert with the many tools and appliances incidental to the practice of modern dentistry, and must possess business qualifications adequate to dealing with the financial side of the profession. In all of these particulars Dr. Homer George Patterson is well qualified, and therefore has attained prestige among the able representatives of dentistry in southern Idaho. He was born in Ontario, St. Joseph County, Indiana, October 4, 1862. The family is of Scotch origin and the original American ancestors were colonial settlers of New York and participants in the events which formed the early history of that state. Among those of the name were also members of the American army who fought for the independence of the nation. James H. Patterson, the father of our subject, was born in the Empire state and married Miss Wealthy J. Foster, a native of Michigan. When a young man he removed to Indiana and there followed the trade...

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Biographical Sketch of R. G. Patterson

R. G. Patterson, merchant and stock-dealer, was born in the North of Ireland, September 25, 1845. Came to America with his father in 1848, and located in Sauk County, Wis. Came to Jewell County, Kan., in 1871, and took a homestead two miles east of Omio, where he now lives. Engaged in general merchandising in Omio in 1878, and built his store building the same year. Deals in stock, and keeps 400 head of cattle, 325 head of sheep, 25 head of horses, and is the owner of 960 acres of land. Mr. Patterson is a self-made man, as he was compelled to make his own start in the world, by his own individual efforts. Was married in Milwaukee, Wis., October 13, 1867, to Miss Mary J. McMurray. They have three children – Jessie, born November 16, 1871; Edward, born April 4, 1873; Liddie, September 25,...

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Biographical Sketch of William Edward Patterson

Patterson, William Edward; lawyer; born, Hunter, O., Feb. 5, 1873; educated, Mt. Union College, Alliance, O., Ph. B., 1893; West Virginia University, class of 1895, LL. B; married, Cleveland, Nov. 1, 1911, Bertha Marian Pierce; in 1895, admitted to the bar in. West Virginia; practiced at Wheeling, 1895-3897; came to Cleveland in 1897; since 1910, member of the firm of Patterson & Nieding; treas. Forest City Woolen Mills Co.; sec’y Cleveland Estates Co.; director Euclid Stone & Brick Co.; pres. American Investment Co. and Guaranty Electric Heater Co.; all Masonic degrees (Iris Lodge, Oriental Commandery, Al Koran Shrine, 32nd degree); Knights of Pythias; member Athletic, and Ad Clubs, City Civic League, Sociological Ciub, Chamber of...

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Patterson, Otto F. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Otto F. Patterson, 75, of Laurin, Mont., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 1984 at St. James Community Hospital in Butte. Mr. Patterson was born March 13, 1909 in Jerome, Idaho to Frank and Semia Abel Patterson. He was raised and attended school in Idaho. Following his marriage to Margaret E. Lewis in 1933, they lived in Flora for 20 years where he ranched and worked as a logger. He is survived by his wife, Margaret of Laurin; daughter, Alice Patterson of Laurin; sons, David of Yakima, Leslie of Larimore, N.D., Edwin and Stanley of Oldtown, Idaho; sister, Olive Clarno of Coulee Dam, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and seven great-granchildren. A daughter, Ruth Ackerman and five grandchildren died in 1977 in a fire at Oldtown, Idaho. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, September 6, 1984. Contributed by: Sue Wells Transcribed by: Gary...

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Patterson, Elizabeth – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Elizabeth Patterson, 97, died Oct. 5 at the Wallowa Valley Care Center in Enterprise. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Baker City. Mr. Patterson was born June 30, 1909, to Frederick A. and Mary A. Bokop in Defiance, Ohio. She attended Western College in Oxford, Ohio, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1931 with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education. While visiting a college friend in Baker City, she met and married Franklin W. Patterson in 1938. She worked for the TB and Health Association, and was a substitute teacher while raising her children. She then taught Latin and English full-time at Baker High School, retiring in 1971. She was recognized in 1991 as the Legacy Woman of the Year by the Baker County Chamber of Commerce for a half-century of work in Baker County. Among her many activities were her involvement with the American Field Service program and hosting Anne Rankine from Whitley Bay, North Umberland, England, in 1961. She was a strong supporter of the Community Concert Association, was involved with the American Association of University Women at the local and state level, the Oregon Trail Museum, the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Baker City, where she was an active member for more than 60 years. She moved...

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Finley Francis Patterson

Sergt., 1st Artly. Co., 5th C. D. of C. F. Born in Halifax County; son of S. F. and Mrs. Bessie Alexander. Entered service April 17, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C., Aug. 10, 1917. Transferred to Ft. Ontario, N. Y., Feb. 5, 1919. Mustered out at Ft. Ontario, N. Y., Sept. 5,...

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Frank A. Patterson

Seaman, 2nd Class, U. S. N. R. F.; from Guilford County; son of R. L. and Nellie Patterson. Entered the service at Greensboro, N.C., Aug. 1, 1918, and sent to Charleston, S. C. Transferred to Philadelphia, Pa., and from there to New York City. Was in the transport service from New York to Brest. Made four complete trips across. Mustered out at Opr. Base, Va., Oct. 9,...

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Claud Ferman Patterson

Apprentice Seaman, 1st Co., 7th Reg., Blue Jacket Guards. Born in Moore County, N.C., July 27, 1900; son of J. E. and Dora Patterson. Entered the service at Raleigh, N.C., June 17, 1918, and sent to Naval Training Station, Newport, R. I. Account of measles, influenza and rheumatism, was sent to hospital, and out of 14 months in the Navy, 12 months were spent in the hospital. Was in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital at Washington, D. C. Discharged at Washington, D. C., 38% disability, Aug. 12,...

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Frances DeEtta Todd Patterson of Westfield NY

PATTERSON, Frances DeEtta Todd9, (Zerah8, Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 4, 1838, in Toddsville, N. Y., married Sept. 17, 1861, George W., son of Hon. George W., and Hannah W. (Dichey) Patterson, who was born Feb. 25, 1826, in Lester, N. Y. He studied law in Buffalo, N. Y., for two years after he left college. In 1854 he moved to Corning, N. Y., where he was president of the George Washington Bank; was for many years, president of the Board of Education, and also president of the Board of Water Commissioners. In 1876 they moved to Westfield, N. Y. Later he was the unsalaried engineer and superintendent of the Westfield Water Works, and since the formation of the Board of Water Commissioners, has been its president. For twenty-five years he was Vestryman of the St. Peters Church and was president of the Patterson Memorial Library. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1848, with the degree of A. B.; A. M. Dartmouth 1851. Mrs. Patterson has been for many years the chairman of the New York State Charities Aid Association of Chautauqua County; for 25 years she has been president of the Union Relief Association of Westfield, N. Y.; was vice-president of the Chautauqua County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. She has been Regent of the Patterson Chapter Daughters of the American...

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