Looking for descendents of Toliver and Charlotte Patterson
- I am researching Bradfords, particularly Minnie Bradford who married
William S. Patterson and they had three sons:
Theodoric Inman Patterson born in October 27, 1896
Tolliver Alexander Patterson born in December 6, 1898
William Ralph Patterson born in 1906
William is the son of Tolliver Preston Patterson and Leah (or Lear)
D. Allen of Hendersonville, NC. According to a descendent of this
family, Toliver was born May 12, 1830 in Rutherford County, North
Carolina and died October 17, 1895 and is buried in Pisgah
Church Cemetery, Jackson Co, AL.
He and Leah married Dec 29, 1852 - Henderson County, North Carolina.
TP was raised in Rutherford/ McDowell County, NC. He and Leah Allen
had three children born in Henderson Co, N.C prior moving to
Tennessee, city unknown, about 1865 (William b. 1866).
In the 1860 census for Henderson County, NC, Tolliver and his family
are living in Hendersonville, NC. In 1870 Tolliver Patterson was a
farmer in Stevenson in Big Coon. William and Thomas, his last two
children seen in this census, were born in Tennessee. There is an
Inman Patterson family in Dandridge, TN during this time. I feel sure
that there is a connection between these families.
This family may also have known the Bradfords in Dandridge since
Alexander Keith was sheriff of Jefferson County during this time. The
Inman Patterson family lived in town. Their neighbors were coopers,
blacksmiths, and shop keepers.In 1880 the Toliver Patterson family is
living in Jackson County, AL. He lists himself as married (not
widowed) but he is living with a group of mostly grown children
without his wife Leah. However, another child has been born since the
family left Tennessee and he was born in AL. So the earliest the
family could have been in Jackson County was 1877.
William married Minnie Bradford in the mid 1890s and the family is
found in the Flint, Morgan County census in the 1910 and 1920
I am looking for descendents of Toliver and Charlotte Patterson who
might know about Minnie and William and their descendents.