Sylvester Pattie

Sylvester Pattie

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death 24 Apr 1828 (aged 45)
San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Old Town San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Memorial ID 91810669 · View Source
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Memorial to Sylvester Pattie
In Presidio Park

SYLVESTER PATTIE
PATHFINDER
LEADER OF THE FIRST PARTY
OF AMERICANS INTO ALTA
CALIFORNIA OVER SOUTH-
ERN TRAILS.

ARRIVED AT SAN DIEGO PRESIDIO
MARCH 27, 1828

AN OFFICER IN THE WAR OF 1812
BORN IN KENTUCKY AUGUST 25, 1782
DIED NEAR THIS SPOT APRIL 24, 1828
FIRST AMERICAN BURIED IN CALIFOR-
NIA SOIL.

COMMEMORATING ALSO HIS SON
JAMES OHIO PATTIE

AND COMPANIONS
JESSE FERGUSON, WILLIAM POPE
NATHANIEL PRYOR AND ISAAC SLOVER


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Glenn Lee LaRocque
  • Added: 12 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91810669
  • Glenn Lee LaRocque
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sylvester Pattie (25 Aug 1782–24 Apr 1828), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91810669, citing Presidio Hill Cemetery, Old Town San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .