Person:Mathew Patton (1)

Mathew Patton, of South Branch - Potomac River
m. 1726
  1. Capt. John Patton, Jr.abt 1726 - AFT 1813
  2. Mathew Patton, of South Branch - Potomac Riverabt 1727 - 1803
  3. Samuel Patton1732 - 1799
  4. Lydia Patton1732 - 1800
  5. Benjamin Patton1734 - 1802
  6. Alexander PattonABT 1734 -
  7. James Patton1735 - 1815
  8. William Patton1742 - 1825
  9. Margaret Patton1743 -
  10. Isabela Patton1745 - 1830
  • HMathew Patton, of South Branch - Potomac Riverabt 1727 - 1803
  • WEsther Dyer1731 - 1820
m. 1749
  1. Robert Pattonabt 1749 - bef 1813
  2. Roger Dyer Patton1750 - 1812
  3. Matthew PattonABT 1750 - 1791
  4. James PattonABT 1752 - 1823
  5. John PattonABT 1754 - 1804
  6. William Patton1755 - AFT 1803
  7. Sarah Patton1762 - 1795
  8. Mary Ann Patton1763 - 1813
  9. Esther (Hester) Patton1769 - 1856
  10. David Patton1770 -
  11. Benjamin PattonABT 1771 -
Facts and Events
Name Mathew Patton, of South Branch - Potomac River
Gender Male
Birth[2] abt 1727 Newton-Limavady, Derry, Ulster, Ireland
Marriage 1749 Franklin, Pendleton County, West Virginiato Esther Dyer
Will[1] 2 May 1803 Clark, Kentucky, United States
Death[1][3] 3 May 1803 Winchester, Clark County, Kentuckyage 73 -
Probate[1] 6 Jun 1803 Clark, Kentucky, United States
Burial[3] Clark, Kentucky, United StatesPatton Cemetery

Matthew Patton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 408.--5th November, 1747. 16 current money Virginia. Robert Green to Mathew Patton, 157 acres, same as above (on the southermost branch of the south branch of Potomac, part of 2,643 acres patented to Rob. Green, 12th January, 1746). Tested and proved as above (Teste: James Porteus and Gabriel Jones, Wm. Russell).
  • Page 155.--27th February, 1750. Roger Dyer to Matthew Patton, 190 acres on South Fork South Branch Potomac. Cor. John Patton.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 545.--21st May, 1764. Mathew Patton to Robert Davis, £75, on South Fork of South Branch of Potomac; corner Frederick Kiester. Teste: John Smith, John Poage, Robert Armstrong. Delivered: Samuel Morrel, 25th June, 1787.

Processioning List of 1755

"Processioning" was the process or periodically reviewing and agreeing upon property lines between settlers. Processioning Lists can be useful in determining the area of a settler and the neighboring settlers at a specific time period:
  • Vol. 2 - Page 148.--1755: Matt. Patton and Wm. Dyer processioned as follows, viz: For Roger Dyer (corner Jacob Sivers), for Jacob Sivers, for Mathias Dise (corner Ludwick Waginer), for Ludwick Wagoner, for John Dunkle 440 (corner Mathew Patton), for William Dyer, present Nicholas Hevanor; for Mathew Patton, for Mathew Patton, for Nicholas Hevernor; for Christian Dasher, present Anthony Bogart; for William Russell, none to show lines; for John Davis; for Peter Haus (Hans), present Postian Hover; for Wm. Russell, present Henry Pickle; for Wm. Russell, none to show, for Wm. Russell, none to show; for Ro. Green's heirs, none to show.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - DELINQUENTS. - 1748-- ...Geo. Larson, not found; Stephen Philips, not found; Jno. Pickens, not found; Jacob Patton, not found; Jacob Peterson, Jr., not found; Martin Petterson, not found; John Patton, twice charged; Mathew Patton, twice charged; Jno. Patton, Jr., twice charged; Sam'l Patton, twice charged...

Page 164.--John Harrison, Jr., and Daniel Smith, in Captain Daniel Harrison's Company. Thomas Moore and David Robinson, in Captain Ephraim Love's Company, and to head of Brock's Gap. Mathew Patton and Wm. Dyer, on South Fork of the Branch of Patowmack. Jacob Peters and Henry Landcisco, on Mill Creek and Shelton's tract. [Source needed.]

Working Timeline

(Facts are from online trees, many need citations.)

1799-1800 - Clark County, KY - owns 300a

1801 - Clark County, KY - bought 550a, 350a, 300a

1799-1803 - Clark County, KY - named on Tax List

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Will Abstract, in Clark County, Kentucky Will Book, 1, Secondary quality.

    Mathew Patton
    My sons: Matthew, Roger, William, Exe.
    My wife.
    Written: 2 May 1803.
    Witnesses: Richard Arrosmith, Thomas Goff, and Z. Black.
    Probated: 6 Jun 1803

  2. Family Notes [1], Secondary quality.

    ... some sources claim Matthew's birthdate was in 1733, but since he was old enough to acquire land in 1747, he must have been born a few years earlier, perhaps abt. 1727. ...

    Burial: "Sycamore", Clark Co, KY
    Note: Will, inventory, settlement sale, additional inventory In Augusta Co, VA 1753-1794.

    Came to Clark Co, KY 1794
    Buried on farm he owned at death. Farm owned ca1930 by Nelson Prewitt Van Meter

  3. 3.0 3.1 , Secondary quality.

    ... WFT Old Graveyards of Clark Co, KY says buried in Patton Cemetery (only grave) on Van Meter Rd, BD Goff Farm, Clark Co, KY D-3-May-1803 73 yrs ...