m. abt 1685
Facts and Events
About Henry Patton
MILITARY: Henry and three of his brothers served in the army of William of Orange and participated in the defense of Londonderry from April to August 1689. He was present at the battle of Boyne 1 July 1690. Henry and his family left Scotland during the reign of James the Second of England. He settled in the province of Ulster in North of Ireland, near the town of Newtonlimavady in the county of Derry (Now Londonderry).
BIOGRAPHY: He wasa ship builder and also operating merchant ships.
It is not known if Henry migrated to America, but there is definite evidence that John, James and Elizabeth took up their residence in Augusta County, Virginia. In the Pennsylvania archives the names of William, Matthew, Thomas, Robert, Henry, David, Benjamin and Hugh all appear as purchasers of parcels of land in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, as follows;
The records of all of these purchases are found in the same volume of the Archives and extend over a period from 1735 to 1744. All of these holdings were in Lancaster County. The names of all these Pattons are found at a later date in the records of Augusta County, Virginia.