James Mack Patterson
|About James Mack Patterson|
James Mack Patterson was born on an unknown day in September 1827 in Butler County, Alabama and died on January 15, 1863 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas. He lived to be 35 years old.
James Mack Patterson
9/1827 - 1/15/1863
In 1852 he married Amanda M. Skaines (1/13/1835 - 2/15/1915 Morgan Mill, Erath County, Texas).
Caroline Patterson (1853)
Peter D. Patterson (1855 -1898) -married Trecy Ella Hightower(1868-1944)
John W. Patterson (10/7/1857 -8/11/1885)
David "Dave" Joshua Patterson (3/31/1860-5/24/1935) - married Frances Jordan (1862-1899)
Harriet P. Patterson (3/3/1862-6/15/1940)-married Andrew J. Woodard
He served in the 28th Texas, McLemore's Co., Randell's Regiment. While stationed in Little Rock, AR, he became sick in Nov. of 1862 and died in Jan. 1863 at the Military Hospital.
|Census||7/26/1860 ||Western District TX (Trinity County) ||32 yrs old |
|#437 -J. M. Patterson (age 32),
Amanda Patterson (25),
Caroline Patterson (7),
Peter Patterson (5),
John W. Patterson (3),
William Patterson (3/12),
Beckley Patterson (16),
Vincent Patterson (14). All born in AL, excpt William in TX. J.M. is a farmer. Value of personal: $300
|Military||6/11/1863 ||TX (Trinity County County) ||35 yrs old |
|Name: James M. Patterson,
Enlistment Date: June 11, 1862,
Enlistment Place: Trinity County,
Record Type: Civil War Index- Abstracts of Muster Rolls |
|Military||8/24/1899 ||TX (Erath County) ||36 yrs after death |
|Confederate Pension Applications - Name: J. M. Patterson,
Application Date: Aug. 24, 1899,
Application Place: Erath,
Spouse: Mrs Amanda Patterson,
Marriage Date: 1852,
Marriage Place: Butler, Alabama,
Death Date: Jan.15, 1863,
Pension File Number: 06998,
Application Type: Widow
What is the applicant age: 64,
How long have you lived in said county?: 22 years, Morgan Mill, TX,
What is your occupation?: cooking, washing,
What is your physical condition?: not good, in fact bad.,Where you married to your husband anterior to March 1866? If so what date and where did you marry?: Yes, in 1852, in Butler Co. Alabama. (Sept.1827) , What is the date of his death?: Jan.15th 1863., Are you unmarried and have remained unmarried since the death of your husband?yes., State what regiment your deceased husband served: 28th Co. McLemore's Co. Texas Randell's Reg, Weeks Division, from May 1, 1862 to his death.
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||Alabama gold rush begins in the east-centrl hill country.
||The Second Creek war begins in 1836. In 1837 The Battle of Hobdy's Bridge becomes the last indian battle in AL.
||Alabama reports a total population of 590,756 on the 1940 Federal Census. This includes 335,185 whites, 255,571 blacks, 253,532 slaves, zero Native Americans, and others.
The 1850 Federal Census reveals the
Free black population=2,265;
Cotton production in bales=564,429;
Corn production in bushels=28,754,048;
Number of manufacturing establishments=1,026.
||The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Gold is discovered in Georgia.
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
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