May 16, 1928 Hattiesburg Forrest County Mississippi, USA
Born in Malin Beg, Glencolumbkille, Donegal, Ireland. Arrived in Boston. Patrick, it is told, then went to Chicago, Ill, where he married. Patrick's first wife and infant died at child birth. He then left Chicago and made his way down to Mississippi, where his cousin Mike Doughtery had established himself. He married Cynthia Melissa Ward and his cousin, Mike Doughtery, married Mary Alice Ward (Cynthia Ward's sister). He operated a general store on Francis Street, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.