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Biographies of the Cherokee Indians

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have...

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Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Biography of Leonard Harrison Patterson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Leonard Harrison Patterson. Among the representative citizens of Wild Cat Township, Riley County, Leonard H. Patterson, whose hundreds of acres of valuable land stretch farther than the eye can reach, came first to Kansas in 1860. For many years his subsequent life was one of danger, adventure and hardship, and it was not until 1867 that he settled down to peaceful agricultural pursuits, at that time purchasing the land on which he has since resided. Leonard H. Patterson was born April 5, 1836, near Washington, Erie County, Pennsylvania. He was the eldest in a family of nine children born to William James and Eunice Samantha (Hardy) Patterson. They were natives of New York and were married in that state in 1835 and soon afterward removed to Erie, Pennsylvania. There they spent the rest of their lives, the mother dying in 1857 and the father in 1878. Reared on the home farm, on which he remained until he was twenty-one years of age, Leonard H. Patterson grew tired of his environment and as his father did not need his assistance any longer, he started then into the world to make his own way among strangers. For one year he worked as a farm hand in New York and then engaged in farming on his own account but...

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Patterson, Patricia Ann Peterson Mrs. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Patricia Ann “Patsy” Patterson, 83, of Oliver, British Columbia, a former North Powder resident, died peacefully at her home on May 3, 2009, surrounded by her family. Her memorial service was May 7 at Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel at Oliver, British Columbia. John Nunes officiated. An urn interment and committal was May 8 at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery. Patsy, the eldest of four children, was was born on April 17, 1926, at Hot Lake to Gerald Lester and Lula Adeline Davis Petersen. She attended elementary school in North Powder and graduated from North Powder High School on May 19, 1943. She was active in athletics, Girls League, dramatics, and Glee Club all four years of high school. She was a student body officer, editor of the Broadcaster, Girls League president, librarian and class officer. Patsy worked at the North Powder School District as deputy clerk and at Petersen Grocery and Meat Market in North Powder, which was owned and operated by her father. She married Ronald Patterson on April 19, 1947, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Baker City. Patsy and her family moved to Williams Lake, British Columbia, where they ran a cattle ranch. Patsy loved to garden, but her life and love was her family and friends. She a great-granddaughter of John Samuel and Susan...

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Biography of David N. Patterson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now David N. Patterson, for many years one of the most active and prominent business men of Contoocook, N.H., was born June 1, 1800, in Henniker, Merrimack County, and died March 28, 1892, in the village of Contoocook, at the venerable age of ninety-one years, nine months, and twenty-eight days. He was of Scotch-Irish ancestry, so called, being a direct descendant of John Patterson, who on account of religious persecution fled from Scotland to the northern part of Ireland, where his son Robert and his grandson, who, it is thought, was named Alexander, were born. The latter emigrated to America in 1721, bringing with him his family, which included a son, Alexander second. Alexander Patterson, second, married Elizabeth Arbuckle, who was born in 1720 on board Londonderry, N.H., where he held office in 1751, but subsequently removed to Pembroke, N.H., in the early days of its settlement, and was one of the first Selectmen of the town. He served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War. His wife, a welleducated woman for those days, taught school several terms. In 1799 they migrated to Thetford, Vt., going thence to Strafford, Vt., where both died in 1802. They had nine children, Alexander, the third to bear that name, being the next in line of descent. Alexander third, born July...

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