Person:Joseph Patterson (31)

Joseph Patterson
b.12 Jul 1839 Ireland
m. Bef 1839
  1. Joseph Patterson1839 - 1915
  • HJoseph Patterson1839 - 1915
  • WMary E Bird1839 - 1909
m. Sep 1857
  1. Martha Jane Patterson1858 - 1935
  2. Harriett Elizabeth Patterson1859 - 1932
  3. Nora Olive PattersonAbt 1863 -
  4. John William PattersonAbt 1869 -
  5. Louisa Patterson1872 - 1952
  6. James H Patterson1875 - 1967
  7. Charles PattersonAbt 1878 -
m. 9 Dec 1912
Facts and Events
Name Joseph Patterson
Gender Male
Birth[2] 12 Jul 1839 Ireland
Marriage Sep 1857 Decatur, Indiana, United States[1st wife]
to Mary E Bird
Marriage 9 Dec 1912 Decatur, Indiana, United Statesby Rev. Mirah Dent
to Millie Minerva Bird
Death[1] 19 May 1915 Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, United Statesage 76 -
  1. Family Recorded, in Source needed.

    "In September, 1857, when he was eighteen years old, Joseph Patterson was first married to Mary Bird, the daughter of William and Maria Bird, natives of Kentucky and Virginia, respectively, who moved to Decatur county, Indiana, in the late twenties. They reared a family of eight children:
    - Harvey, who married Sarah Lowe;
    - Mrs. Martha Anna Johnson;
    - Benjamin, who married a Miss Small;
    - Henry, who married a Miss Davidson;
    - Edwin, who married Charlotte Powers;
    - Harriett, the wife of William Sefton;
    - Mary, the wife of a Mr. Patterson, and
    - Minerva, who first married Jacob Hickman and had four children, Luna, William, deceased; Martha, the wife of Charles S. Reed, who lives in Washington township, and Mrs. Ottawa Baumgarten, who lives in Greensburg.

    Mrs. Mary Patterson was born on July 31, 1839, and died on May 1, 1908.

    Four years after her death, Mr. Patterson was again married to Minerva, the sister of his first wife, the marriage taking place on December 9, 1912."

    "To Joseph and Mary (Bird) Patterson were born seven children, all of whom are still living,
    - Mrs. Maria Jane Robison, who lives near Adams and has one child, Millicent;
    - Harriet Elizabeth, who is the wife of J. L. Hamilton and has one child, Cora;
    - Mrs. Nora Olive Ford, who lives at Greensburg and has one child, Mary;
    - John William, of Clinton township, who married Lou Hazelrigg and has three sons, William, Van and Daniel;
    - James, who married Margaret Goddard and lives on the old home place;
    - Charles, of near Adams who married Dessa Guthrie and has one child, Charles Guthrie, and
    - Mrs Ina Anderson, of Greensburg.
    Mr. Patterson died on May 19, 1915, at the age of seventy-six years."

    "Although Mr. Patterson was a Republican all of his life, in 1912 he voted the Democratic national ticket, supporting the Democratic candidate, now the President of this country, Woodrow Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Patterson are members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Greensburg."
    [cos1776 Note: Info is from 2011 GEDCOM upload. Source is needed. Notice that children lists do not match.]

  2. Marriage Record, in Indiana, United States. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007.

    "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 3 August 2015), Mary Jane Hall in entry for Joseph Patterson and Millie Minerva Hickman, 1912; citing Decatur, Indiana, United States, county clerk offices, Indiana; FHL microfilm .
    Name Joseph Patterson
    Event Type Marriage Registration
    Event Date 1912
    Event Place Decatur, Indiana, United States
    Residence Place Greensburg Indiana
    Gender Male
    Age (Estimated) 73
    Race White
    Race (Original) White
    Number of Previous Marriages Once
    Birth Date 12 Jul 1839
    Birthplace Ireland
    Marriage Place Decatur
    Father's Name Roger Patterson
    Mother's Name Mary Jane Hall