Elisha PATTERSON

Male 1783 - 1854  (70 years)


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  • Name Elisha PATTERSON  [1
    Born 10 Oct 1783  Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1830 Census - St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri
      Series: M19 Roll: 72 Page: 296
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    Census 1840  St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1840 Census - St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri
      Series: M704 Roll: 231 Page: 235
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    Census 31 Aug 1850  St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1850 Census - 82nd District, St. Louis County, Missouri
      Series: M432 Roll: 414 Page: 476
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    Burial Jun 1854  Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Cold Water Cemetery

      TOMBSTONE:
      Elisha Patterson was born in Orange County, N.C. Oct. 10, 1783, died June 14, 1854.

      Elisha was the second child of John and Keziah Patterson. On 9 January 1806 he married Lucy Hubbard and they had 14 children. Their marriage was probably the first Protestant Christian marriage performed in this territory by Rev. John Clark. Elisha and his wife Lucy were destined to be important and influential members of the first Methodist Society, west of the Mississippi River. Their home was the preaching place until the church house was built in approximately 1832-1833. Elisha served as a sergeant in James Musick's Company of Militia in the service by order of His Excellency Benjamin Howard, Commander in Chief, War of 1812.
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    Died 14 Jun 1854  St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 14 Jun 1854  Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    National Register 17 Nov 2004  St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Home built in 1850 added to the National Register of Historic Places 
    • MISSOURI, ST. LOUIS COUNTY
      Patterson, Elisha and Lucy
      Farmstead Historic District
      15505 New Halls Ferry Rd., Florissant vicinity
      04001242
      LISTED, 11/17/04
    Reference Number 34 
    _UID 4FEA401AD10241C6A1215283EDC5D72EBB23 
    Person ID I1317  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2016 

    Father John PATTERSON, Sr.,   b. 10 Oct 1760, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1839, St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Keziah HORNEDAY,   b. 1764, Cane Creek, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1809, St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1780  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy HUBBARD,   b. 13 Mar 1790, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1876, St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1806  St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lewis P. PATTERSON,   b. 5 Jan 1807, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1862, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Mary PATTERSON,   b. 31 Mar 1809, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1884, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Durrett PATTERSON,   b. 1810, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1885, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Elizabeth Rebecca PATTERSON,   b. 24 Nov 1812, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1882, Russellville, Cole County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. John H. PATTERSON,   b. 12 Jun 1815, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1880, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. William PATTERSON,   b. 3 Mar 1817, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1874, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     7. Sally PATTERSON,   b. 9 Dec 1820, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1901, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. James McAllister PATTERSON,   b. 7 Apr 1821, St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1895, St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. Sanders R. PATTERSON,   b. 21 Jan 1825, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1906, St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. Amy Jane PATTERSON,   b. 2 Feb 1827, St. Ferdinand Tp., St. Louis Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1899, Corder, Lafayette Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     11. Keziah PATTERSON,   b. 16 Jun 1828, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1907, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     12. Edward Franklin PATTERSON,   b. 13 Jul 1829, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1912, Chariton, Howard County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     13. Daniel E. PATTERSON,   b. 1833, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     14. Lucy Anne PATTERSON,   b. 1835,   d. 1925  (Age 90 years)
     15. Lizzie PATTERSON,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Oct 1783 - Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - Jun 1854 - Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 14 Jun 1854 - Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • NOTES: Elisha was the third child of John and Keziah Patterson.


      MARRIAGE: On 9 Jan 1806 he married Lucy Hubbard and they had 14 children. He had 93 grandchildren. Marriage Records, City Hall, St. Louis, Mo.: Bk.1, pp. 80, 150; Bk. 5, p. 354; Bk. 6, pp. 74, 321; Bk. 7, p. 74; Bk. 11, p. 310.


      MARRIAGE: Their marriage was probably the first Protestant Christian marriage performed in this territory by the Rev. John Clark (He is also buried in Cold Water Cemetery). Elisha and his wife Lucy; were destined to be important and influential members of the first Methodist Society west of the Mississippi River. Their home was the preaching place until the church house was built in approximately 1832-1833.


      MILITARY: Served in the War of 1812. Service Record, Adjutant Greneral of Missouri, Jefferson City, Missouri. Elisha served as a Sergeant in James Musick's Company of Militia in the service by order of his Excellency Benjamin Howard, Commander in Chief, War of 1812.


      QUESTION: According to "The Patterson Family" 10/1/48, page 2, there were 15 children. We only have the names of 14. According to "A Stroll Through Coldwater Cemetery" there were 14 children.


      SOURCE: National Society United States Daughters of 1812 - Grave Locations Project - Soldiers of War of 1812.


      SOURCE: "The Methodist Church in Missouri" by Frank C. Tucker, copies of pages 13 through 19, in possession of Marilyn P. Devaney. On page 16 the second class formed by John Clark included Elisha and Lucy Hubbard Patterson, William and Asenith Patterson, John and Jane Sanders, Polly Patterson, Gilbert Hodge and wife, Allen Mannon and wife, John and Penelope Brown, Amy James, and Sallie Jamieson. Elisha Patterson was the chosen Class Leader, and the William Patterson Home was the meeting place.


      SOURCE: Copy of a letter from Mrs K. E. Davis, dated 7 Feb 1919, Grand Daughter of
      Lucy Hubbard Patterson to a Brother Spencer in the possession of Marilyn P. Devaney telling that her Grandfather, Elisha was born in South Carolina and that her Great Grand Father, John Patterson Senior, was born in North Carolina.


      WILL: St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri Probate Records-778/32II (96) Vol. 2 1849-1861. Page 25 "Elisha Patterson Wrtn 1-19-35.
      Red. 3-10-54. Lucy Patterson wf. Isaac Jones (removed from county) Wit. Gilbert James decd & Joseph Patterson Wits. Durrett Patterson son and Ex., William Patterson son & Ex. E:250 F #4271.

  • Sources 
    1. [S39] A Stroll Through Coldwater Cemetery, Webster Groves Chapter, National Society, DAR, (1976, Tombstone Inscriptions and Historical Information), page 25 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S321] 1830 - U.S. Census, (Washingtn: National Archives) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S320] 1840 - U.S. Census, (Washington: National Archives) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S319] 1850 - U.S. Census, (Washington: National Archive) (Reliability: 3).