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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


JESSE C. PATTERSON, farmer, Waynesburg, Penn., is one of the industrious young farmers of Center Township, where he was born September 22, 1854.  He is a son of James and Mary J. (Parshall) Patterson, natives of Washington and Fayette counties, respectively  They were in Greene County and remained there until their death.  Mrs. Patterson departed this life March 7, 1884, and her husband July 16, 1885.  Jesse C. was united in marriage January 18, 1883, with Rebecca Wade, who was born in this county December 4, 1862.  Her father and mother are Greenberry and Mary (McCormick) Wade, natives of West Virginia, where they lived for many years.  They subsequently move to Greene County, Penn., and reside in Mt. Morris.  Mr. and Mrs. Patterson are the parents of two children, one living, James E., and Wade (deceased).  Mr. Patterson has been engaged in farming through life, and owns 102 acres of land which constitutes his home farm.  In politics he is a Democrat; he has held the office of school director in his township, and he and Mrs. Patterson are consistent members of the Baptist Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project

Date of Transcription: 13 June 2007

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