History of Greene
JOHN PATTERSON, farmer, P. O., Hunter’s Cave, Penn., was born in Washington County, Penn.,
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.,
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
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
reside. Mr. and Mrs. Patterson are
leading members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
History of Greene County,
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 13 June 2007
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