Patterson, Ansel Aretus
Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 141st OH INF
Service: 141st OH INF
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Birth: 1820, Vermont
Burial: Old Davis City Cemetery, Davis City, IA
Findagrave Memorial #: 6807247
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
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Old Davis City Cemetery, Davis City, IA
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Mr. A. A. Patterson
Mr. A. A. Patterson was born July 15, 1821 in the state of Vermont, and died at the home of J. F. Parker, near Davis City, Dec 2, 1905, at the age 81 of years 4 months and 17 days.
Mr. Patterson, when quite young, moved with his parents to Canada residig there for sometime; moved to Jackson county, Ohio. October 26, 1845, he was united in marriage to Amanda Hale, and to them six children were born. Two died in infancy. The three living are Mr. Ansel Patterson, of Kansas, and Mrs. B. F. McDaniel, of Davis City. Mrs. J. G. Flora preceded her father one year ago. Mrs. Ruth Owens, a step daughter, resides at Hoquiarm, Washington.
Mrs. A. A. Patterson died Aug. 19, 1857.
May 12, 1858, Mr. Patterson married Mrs. Mary A. Jackson. To them were born three children, namely C. D. Patterson, Madaline Patterson and Rosena Parker. Madaline Patterson died when two years of age. Early in life Brother Patterson became religious uniting with the M. E. church. Afterwards moving into a community where there were no Methodists he united with the Missionary Baptist church and after moving to Iowa he joined the United Brethren and remainded a consistent member until death.
Comrade Patterson enlisted in the service in 1864, company F., 144th regiment Ohio volunteers and was mustered out at the close of the war.
The funeral services were conducted at the M. E. church Dec. 5, by Rev. G. E. Mitchell, of Weldon, assisted by Rev. A. C. Heckathorn, of Davis City. Interment in the Davis City cemetery.
The bereaved have the sympathy of the entire community. G. E. Mitchell.
Source: The Leon Reporter (IA), Dec. 14, 1905
Courtesy ofDeanna French