|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1833|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1910|
David M. Patterson, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Patterson was born near Huntsville, Ohio, August 15, 1833 and departed this life at his home in McGuffey April 4, 1910 at the age of 76 years, 8 months and 19 days. On March 5, 1854 he was united in marriage to Miss Martha A. Stevenson to whom were born three sons and four daughters, two sons and one daughter remains.
This family lived in Illinois for two years, where the wife and mother passed to the Glory World. The family then returned to Ohio, where on March 31,1869(?) Mr. Patterson married Ruth Ann Rockholder, who died August 4, 1881(?) leaving only one son who is living. After two years he on May 3, 1883(?) married his present wife Rachel E. Shackelbord(?) of this union three sons and one daughter was born.
Bro. Patterson was early in his life impressed with the need of the Divine life. For a time it was his daily practice in life to hold morning and evening devotions in his home. Altho (sic) being unable to speak during his last weeks, he would each evening motion his family together at prayer before retiring.
Many relatives and friends together with his loving and devoted wife who like an angel of mercy had cheerfully attended him to the last, are left to mourn his departure.
The funeral services were held at the M.E. Church in McGuffey, April 6 at 1 o'clock conducted by the Rev. J.F. Newcomb. Internment took place in the Pleasant Hill cemetery.
Ada University Herald April 8,1910
Rachel Ella Curtis Patterson (1851 - 1945)
Martha Stephenson Patterson (1838 - 1868)*
Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 14, 2010
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