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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

JOHN PATTERSON, farmer, P. O., Hunter’s Cave, Penn., was born in Washington County, Penn., August 18, 1819, and is a son of John and Mary (Enlow) Patterson.  His father is a native of Adams County.  Mrs. Patterson was born in Washington County, Penn., where they were married and remained until their death.  On September 15, 1846, John married Mahala Patterson, a native of Morris Township, Greene County, Penn., born January 15, 1828.  Her parents, John and Elizabeth (Shriver) Patterson, were natives of Greene County and resided therein through life.  Mr. and Mrs. Patterson are the parents of six children, three of whom are living—James E., Samantha, wife of Jacob Schrode; and Ida B.  The deceased are Nancy E., Mahalia S. and John W.  Mr. Patterson was raised on a farm and has made farming the occupation of his life.  He is the owner of 220 acres of good land where he and his family reside.  Mr. and Mrs. Patterson are leading members of the Methodist Episcopal 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 – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.

Date of Transcription: 13 June 2007

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