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Concerning the forefathers : being a memoir, with personal narrative and letters of two pioneers Col. Robert Patterson and Col. John Johnston, the paternal and maternal grandfathers of John Henry Patterson of Dayton, Ohio for whose children this book is written / by Charlotte Reeve Conover.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLG 929.2 P318C (Text) 00000106154602 Genealogy Reading Room Book Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLG 929.2 P318C (Text) 00000106150915 Genealogy Closed Stacks Book Available -

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  • Physical Description: xvii, 432 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 16] leaves of plates : illustrations, coats of arms, folded maps, portraits ; 23 cm
  • Edition: [1st ed.].
  • Publisher: New York : Winthrop Press, [1902]

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General Note:
"Copyright, 1902 by National Cash Register Company"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Biographies of Colonel Robert Patterson (1753-1827) and Colonel John Johnston (1775-1861), the paternal and maternal ancestors of John Henry Patterson (b.1844). Robert Patterson, of Scotch-Irish lineage, was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and served in the Revolutionary War. He married Elizabeth Lindsey in 1780, and they later moved to Dayton, Ohio. Jefferson Patterson (1801-1863), a son of Robert and Elizabeth, in 1833 married Julia Johnston, a daughter of Col. John Johnston, whose lineage was also Scotch-Irish. Jefferson and Julia were the parents of John Henry Patterson (b.1844). Descendants and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and elsewhere.
Subject: Patterson, Robert, 1753-1827
Johnston, John, 1775-1861.
Patterson family.
Johnston family.
Lindsay family.
Scots-Irish > Pennsylvania > Bedford County > Genealogy.
Scots-Irish > Ohio > Dayton > Genealogy.
Scots-Irish > Illinois > Genealogy.
Scots-Irish > Indiana > Genealogy.
Scots-Irish > Kentucky > Genealogy.
Scots-Irish > Virginia > Genealogy.

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