m. 03 Sep 1770
Facts and Events
George Patterson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
Notes for George PATTERSON
Biographical Sketch (1972):81 "George Patterson, born about 1776, married Barbara Silling 12 May 1796. He remained on the family homestead in Augusta County, Virginia, when other children removed to Ohio and Tennessee."
Birth: George identified as a son of John Patterson in Patterson's will2593 written 23 January 1815 in Augusta County, Virginia. John Patterson's will identifies the children of John Patterson as sons Adam and George and daughters Jane Patterson, Sara Sillings, and Polly Moore.
1790 Augusta County, Virginia Tax List:2601, District B, p. 14. 14 June 1790, John Patterson, three white male tithables over the age of 16, no slaves, 7 horses. The three tithables are assumed to be John Patterson and sons Adam and George. << George's birth date would need to be before 1774 in order to be age 16 or over in 1790.
1798 Marriage:559, v. 2, p. 329 (Augusta County Marriage Bonds) Marriage license issued: 1798, January 20, Geo. Patterson and Gasper Silling, surety. Geo. Patterson and Barbara Silling, daughter of said Gaspar.
1800 Augusta County, Virginia Tax List:2601, District B, p. 23. April 2, 1800, George Patterson, one white male tithable over the age of 16, no slaves, 1 horse, $12 tax. Tax assessor visited father John Patterson and brother Adam Patterson on the same day.
1810 U.S. Census:1647
1820 U.S. Census:2602
1830 U.S. Census:2603
1836 Letter:1365 Andrew Sillin wrote letter to his brother John Sillin regarding disposition of the land Gasper Silling, deceased, and support for Gasper’s widow. George Patterson agreed to house and maintain the widow of Gasper for forty dollars per year. [Note: See Andrew Sillin page for text of letter]