Person:John Patterson (93)

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John Patterson
  1. John Patterson1759 - abt 1844
m. 31 JAN 1791
  • HJohn Patterson1759 - abt 1844
  • W.  Elizabeth Caraway (add)
m. 2 October 1794
Facts and Events
Name John Patterson
Gender Male
Birth? 2 November 1759 Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage 31 JAN 1791 Greenbrier County, Virginiato Elizabeth McMullin
Marriage 2 October 1794 Greenbrier, West Virginia, United Statesto Elizabeth Caraway (add)
Death? abt. June 1844 Greenbrier County, Virginia

John Patterson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Sources

Transcript. Revolutionary War Pension Application of John Patterson of Augusta/Greenbriar

Vita

From Ancestry Public Member Trees, using "John Patterson, wife Elizabeth, DOB 1759", exact, as the search key

Note that in this tabulation the vita are very consistent, with few departures from the consensus values

Name: John Patterson
DOB:2 Nov 1759
POB Bucks County PA
Marriage:2 Oct 1794
Spouse:Elizabeth Caraway.
Parents: James Patterson=Elizabeth. When his mothers surname is identified it is usually given as "James"; variants include "Van Meter", and "Kincaid".

John's spouse is sometimes identified as Elizabeth McMullin, though it currently does not appear as such in a search of Ancestry Family Trees. The DOM for John and Elizabeth McMullin is given as January 31, 1791 in some Tertiary Source's [1] ELizabeth McMullin could plausibly be considered as John's First wife.

Variants in Ancestry Tabulation are highlight below:

Public Member Tree Documentation name Birth Death Marriage Parents Spouse
Thibodeau Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Patterson Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Felsburg Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Thompson Family Tree 1 attached record, 3 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth James Elizabeth Caraway
Sayre Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - Bucks, USA Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia Elizabeth Caraway
Nothstine Family Tree 2 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, USA Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA James Patterson, Elizabeth James Elizabeth Caraway
Fitzwater-Osborne Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 1759-11-02 (2 Nov 1759) - USA Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA 1794-10-02 (2 Oct 1794) - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA Elizabeth Betsy Caraway
Fitzwater-Osborne Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks County (Bucks) Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA James Patterson, Elizabeth VanMeter Elizabeth Caraway
Carl / Fowler Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks County (Bucks) Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA Elizabeth Caraway
bryans 6 attached records, 7 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks Jun 1844 - Virginia 2 Oct 1794 - Virginia James Patterson, Elizabeth James Elizabeth "Betsy" Carraway
Merritt/Vandall Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, USA Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA Elizabeth Caraway
Duncan Family Tree2 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, USA Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA Elizabeth Caraway
Norris Family Tree 3 attached records, 6 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks County (Bucks) Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Duncan Family Tree2 2 attached records, 3 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, USA Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier County (Greenbrier), West Virginia Elizabeth Betsy Caraway
TWD 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, USA Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA Elizabeth Caraway
Duncan Family Tree2 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, USA Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA Elizabeth Betsy Caraway
Nottingham Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, USA Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Ratis 6 attached records, 7 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Lobus Jr Family Tree Unsourced John Patterson 11/02/1759 (11 Feb 1759) - Bucks Jun 1844 - VA (Virginia) James Patterson Elizabeth Caraway
Thibodeau Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth James Elizabeth Caraway
Caraway-Alexander Family Tree 6 attached records, 7 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - USA Jun 1844 - Greenbrier County (Greenbrier), West Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier County (Greenbrier), West Virginia, USA Elizabeth Caraway
Hollingsworth Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States Elizabeth Caraway
Dawson Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States Elizabeth Betsy Caraway
Swartz Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Craig Curry 1 source John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) Abt. Jun 1844 (Jun 1844) 02 Oct 1794 (2 Oct 1794) James Patterson, Jean Kincaid Elizabeth Caraway
Baker-Preston.0701-2011 3 attached records, 4 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States 31 Jan 1791 - Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Eliza James Elizabeth Lewis
Barker-Hickman (Draft) 5 attached records, 5 sources John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 02 Oct 1794 (2 Oct 1794) - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Strickland Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States Elizabeth Caraway
Freda livesay Family Tree 2 attached records, 3 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 20 Oct 1794 James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Strickland Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia Elizabeth "Betsy" Caraway
Osborne Family Tree 4 attached records, 5 sources John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks Jun 1844 - Greenbrier County (Greenbrier), West Virginia 31 Jan 1791 - Virginia James Patterson, Elizabeth Eliza James Elizabeth Lewis
Craig Curry 1 source John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) Abt. Jun 1844 (Jun 1844) 02 Oct 1794 (2 Oct 1794) James Patterson, Jean Kincaid Elizabeth Caraway
Bowden Family Tree 8 attached records, 9 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States Elizabeth Caraway
Siers Family 1 source John Patterson 2 November 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - Bucks, America (USA) June 1844 (Jun 1844) - Virginia, USA Elizabeth "Betsy" Caraway
Barker-Hickman (Draft) - 2 5 attached records, 5 sources John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 02 Oct 1794 (2 Oct 1794) - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Pack Family Tree 4 attached records, 5 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA 2 Oct 1794 - Virginia, USA James Patterson, Elizabeth VanMeter Elizabeth "Betsy" Caraway
Williams Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - USA Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA 02 Oct 1794 (2 Oct 1794) - Virginia Elizabeth "Betsy" Caraway
Swartz Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth Elizabeth Caraway
Fitzwater-Osborne Family Tree 2 sources John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - USA Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA 02 Oct 1794 (2 Oct 1794) - Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA Elizabeth Betsy Caraway
Fitzwater-Osborne Family Tree 1 attached record, 2 sources John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - Bucks County (Bucks) Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA 31 Jan 1791 - Virginia, USA James Patterson, Elizabeth VanMeter Elizabeth Caraway
Posten Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States Elizabeth Caraway
Hartlep Family Tree 1 source photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth James Elizabeth Caraway
Nutt-Jacobs Family Tree 3 attached records, 4 sources John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - Bucks County (Bucks) Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA 02 Oct 1794 (2 Oct 1794) - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Elizabeth James Elizabeth Caraway
Mortensen family tree 1 source John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA James Patterson, Elizabeth VanMeter Elizabeth "Betsy" Caraway
Nichols Family Tree 1 source John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Virginia, USA James Patterson, Elizabeth James Elizabeth "Betsy" Caraway
christopher fiorino family tree 2 attached records, 3 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks Jun 1844 - Virginia, USA 31 Jan 1791 - Virginia, USA James Patterson, Elizabeth James Elizabeth "Betsy" Carraway
Davidson Family Tree 1 source photos John Patterson 02 Nov 1759 (2 Nov 1759) - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Virginia, United States Elizabeth Caraway
Davis Family Tree 3 attached records, 4 sources photos John Patterson 2 Nov 1759 - Bucks, United States Jun 1844 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States 2 Oct 1794 - Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States James Patterson, Eliza James Elizabeth "Betsy" Carraway

Will

Greenbrier County State of Virginia.
I John Patterson being poor in health but sound in memory & mind do make ordain & constitute this my last Will and Testament in manner & form following -
In the name of God Amen. Item - To my well beloved wife Elizabeth Patterson I do leave all my lands & tenements during her natural life and at my wife's decease the land or tract on the low ground with one field on the further side of the mountain and spring on the mountain tract I leave to my four sons James, Henry, Lewis & Charles, and they four are to pay to my three daughters, Mary, Catherine & Elizabeth, to each one hundred dollars, and the girls are to live on the lands as long as they remain single.
And the mountain tract I do leave (except as before excepted one field of 20 acres more or less and a spring which is to be added to the tract on the low ground) to my four other sons William, John, Thomas & Joseph equally.
I also leave to my wife Elizabeth all my household & kitchen furniture of every kind & sort for the use of the family now living in the same, and the stock & tools of every kind I leave to those living on the farm not to be removed under any pretention whatever - only as each one now on the farm has a just right to -
(signed) John Patterson
Teste
Thomas Caraway
John Conner
Greenbrier County Court June Term 1844
This paper purporting to be the last will & testament of John Patterson dec'd was presented in Court & proved by the oaths of Thomas Caraway & John Conner subscribing witnesses thereto & the same is ordered to be recorded.
Teste - John Mathers

Pension

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 4, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :


Patterson, John - born 11/2/1759 in Pennsyvania; entered service 1777 in Augusta County (area later Greenbrier County) Virginia, where resided, to fight indians; applied for pension 1834 in Greenbrier County, Virginia, when County Justice of the Peace there Samuel Dickson, & Pension Application rejected; affidavit there then by John Alderson & John Miller per County Justice of the Peace George R. Gilliam, County Clerk of Court John Mathews & deputy Clerk of court John A. North; soldier applied for pension again there in 1837 & again Pension Application rejected; left widow Elizabeth, who gave power of attorney there 1853, witnessed by William & John Patterson (both no kinship given) per County Justice of the Peace George Lewis & County Clerk of Court Joel McPherson, & her Pension Application rejected. F-R8003, R1887.


Footnotes

  1. Ancestry McMullin Surname Board.

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