Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Patterson


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, January 23, 1980
Patterson
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Raymond Patterson, 84, Flat Rock, died Tuesday, near Hope.
Former Washington Township trustee, retired school bus driver, Norristown Community Church.
Born Sept. 5, 1895, in Shelby County, a son of  Martin and Eva (Teltoe) Patterson.  Married April 7, 1917, Birdie Baker, who died Dec 11, 1979.
Surviving:  two sons, Kenneth Patterson  and  Harold W. Patterson.  A brother and a grandchild preceded in death.
Burial Patterson Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday September 15, 1971
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PATTERSON  RITES  SET
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Mrs. Stella Fay Patterson, 80, R.R.2, died at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 15, 1971, at Major Hospital.
Murphy Mortuary with the Rev. Marvin L. Hughes officiating. 
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. 
Nurses’ aide at Major Hospital.
Spent most of her life in the St. Paul and Shelbyville areas.
Member of the St. Paul Christian church.
Born in Noble township May 25, 1891, d/o  Thomas and Betty (Reed) Marsh.
Married to Cutis Patterson, who died August 23, 1952.
Survivors:  son, Dora L. Patterson, Indianapolis; four daughters,  Mrs. Robert (Thelma) Linne  of Connersville;  Mrs. Sydney (Dorothy) Smith  of Oxford, Mississippi,  Mrs. Dallas (Evelyn) Dixon, of R.R.2, and  Mrs. Robert (Nedra) Bruce of Seminole, Florida; 18 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Contributed by Barb Huff
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A  Central  Indiana  Newspaper
1951
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MRS. PATTERSON DIED
IN HOSPITAL- RITES
FOR CITY RESIDENT TO
BE CONDUCTED WEDNESDAY
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          Mrs. Mae Patterson,  67, former employee of the Kennedy Car Liner and Bag Company, died at the W S Major Hospital at 9:30 o'clock this morning.  Mrs. Patterson, whose home was at 828 West Franklin Street, had been hospitalized for four weeks.  Death was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage.  She was born in Brandywine Township on July 28, 1884, the daughter of  Mason and  Sarah Byland Pomeroy.  She was a member of the Fairland Christian Church, the Fairland Order of Eastern Star and the Pocahontas Lodge. On April 28, 1920, she was married to  Jack Patterson, who preceded her in death in 1933. She is survived by a sister,  Mrs. Mollie Cross, of this city; an uncle,  John Byland, of Nashville, Ind., and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at the Murphy Mortuary Wednesday at 2 PM with Reverend J. W. Dickmann officiating.  Interment will be in the Fairland Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after 2 PM Tuesday.
Contributed by Marlena Linne


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday October 8, 1948
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C. E. Patterson Rites Arranged
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          Funeral services have been arranged for  Charles E. Patterson, former Shelby county resident who died Wednesday in Chicago.  The rites will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Ewing mortuary with Rev. O.E. Killion officiating.  Burial will be made in the Fairland Cemetery with Masonic rites held at the grave.  Friends may call at the mortuary at any time.  Mr. Patterson, who was 78 years of age, had resided in Chicago for the past 40 years.
Submitted by Melinda Moore Weaver


The  Daily  Democrat
May 6, 1929
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W. I.  PATTERSON  DIED  SUNDAY  NIGHT
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Aged Shelbyville Business Man Passed Away
After an Extended Illness.
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          William I. Patterson,  prominently known business man here for many years and activerly interested in local religious affiars, passed away at 8:25 o'clock Sunday evening at his home 223 St. Mary street, following an extended period of illness.  Mr. Patterson's death was caused from a complication of diseases, incidental to his advanced age, and the announcement is received throughout the community with deep and sincere mourning.
          Funeral services are to be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the late home with Dr. L. T. Freeland,  pastor of the First Methodist church, officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery with Charles M. Ewing, undertaker, in charge.
          Mr. Patterson was born near West Farms, Monmouth county, New Jersey, March 6, 1849, being at the time of death, eighty years and two month old.  He was the son of  George Lippincott  and  Johanna B. Patterson.  His grandparents were natives and very early settlers in Monmouth county, their home being near the old Monmouth Battle Ground and in the very heart of Toryism.
          For a short time after their marriage, Mr. Patterson's parents resided in New York, being engaged in the dairy business.  Later, at the grandfather's death, the family returned to New Jersey and resided on the farm where Mr. Patterson was born.  His opportunity for an education was limited, living a mile or two from a school house, deep in a woods, and having only a few months in winter in which to attend school.
          His father was a Methodist and his mother a Baptist.  Soon after their marriage, his mother transferred her letter to the church of which his father was a member.  He well remembered the old white church with its high pulpit, narrow and low galleries.  The galleries were used regularly for Sunday school purposes.
          When about fifteen years of age, he began wondering if there could be some other occupation more to his taste than farming under such disadvantages.  At that time the old mowing swath, the weary handcradle for cutting the harvest, the old hand rake, the single plow, four furrows to complete a single corn row.  Planting corn by hand and other tasks were accomplished with difficulty.
          At about seventeen years of age, his father secured for him a position with a general merchandise store at Matawan, N.J., acting in the capacity of errand boy.  He was then a salesman for perhaps three years, during which time he made a visit to Lebanon, O.  Later he severed his relation with his firm and engaged in business at West Farms under the name of  George L. Patterson & Son.
          On Jan. 9, 1870, he was united in marriage to  Clara L. Morris,  of near Lebanon, O.  The following year, he sold the merchandise stock and took a position again with the firm at Matawan.  He remained there until the condition of his health compelled him to mak a change.  He took a position in a department store at Columbus, O., and the following spring he formed a partnership and engaged in the grocery business at Springfield, O.
          In 1881, he closed out his business at Springfield and spent the following five months on the Pacific coast.  In May, 1887, he came to Shelbyville and took a position with the S. B. Morris Co.  The following winter, he was admitted as a partner and continued in that business until January, 1903, when the business was reorganized as a stock company, with him as vice-president.
          Mr. and Mrs. Patterson were the parents of two children.  The first died in infancy and the second,  Marion E.,  living until she was sixteen.  Mrs. Patterson passed away on July 2, 1897, and on August 16, 1899, he was married to  Miss Etta S. Sisco, of Greensburg, Ind.
          Mr. Patterson was a member of the I.O.O.F. lodge at Springfield, O., and also the Mad River encampment at that place.  He was connected and united with the Methodist Episcopal church at West Farms, N. J., when about sixteen years of age, and has been active in church work during the following years.  He transferred his membership from the St. Paul's church at Springfield to the First M. E. church in Shelbyville in 1888.
          Besides the widow,  Mrs. Etta Patterson,  he is survived by a brother at Princeton, N.J., and two sisters,  Mrs. Mary Herbert, of Avon-by-the-Sea, and  Mrs. Kate Vancleaf,  of Asbury Park, N.J.
Submitted by Shirley Mains


The  Shelbyville  Republican
May 6, 1929
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W. I.  PATTERSON  DIED  LAST  NIGHT
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WELL  KNOWN  RESIDENT  SUCCUMBS
AT  HOME  IN  THIS  CITY
AT  AGE  OF  80  YEARS
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HOLD  FUNERAL  WEDNESDAY
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          W. I. Patterson,  well known and highly respected citizen, died at his home 223 St. Mary's street, at 8:25 o'clock Sunday night at the age of eighty years.  Death was due to a complication of diseases due to his advanced age.
          Mr. Patterson was born in New Jersey, March 6, 1849, and was the son of  Mr. and Mrs. George L. Patterson.  In May, 1888, he came to Shelbyville.  For twenty-six and one-half years he was manager of the S. B. Morris Co.  He retired from his duties with the store about fifteen years ago.
          His first marriage was to  Miss Clara L. Morris.  Two children were born to them, one dying in infancy.  A daughter,  Marian,  died at the age of fifteen years.  Mrs. Patterson died in July 1897.  His second marriage to  Miss Etta Siscoe  took place August 16, 1899.
          Beside the widow, he leaves one brother, of Princeton, New Jersey; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Herbert  of Avon by the Sea, and  Mrs. Kate VanCleaf, of Asbury, New Jersey.
          The deceased was a devoted member of the First Methodist Episcopal church of this city and of the Odd Fellows lodge of Springfield, Ohio.
          Funeral services will be held at the home Wednesday afternoon at two-thirty o'clock, with  Rev. L. T. Freeland,  pastor of the First M. E. church, officiating.  Interment will be in the Forest Hill cemetery in charge of  Charles M. Ewing.
Submitted by Shirley Mains


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday January 21, 1925
Page 1 column 6
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PARALYSIS WAS CAUSE OF DEATH
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Mrs. Emmazette Cochran Patterson, Native of County, Died Yesterday
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SUFFERED  LONG  ILLNESS
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          Mrs. Emmazette Cochran Patterson, age sixty-seven, a native of Shelby county, and a resident of the Lewis Creek community practically all of her life, died Tuesday afternoon at three-thirty o’clock, at the home of her son, Arthur Patterson, in Edinburg.  Her death was caused by paralysis and a complication of diseases, with which she had suffered for some time.
          Mrs. Patterson was a daughter of the late  Mr. and Mrs. William Cochran, who were well known residents of the county.  She was married to  Joel Patterson.  His death occurred thirty-seven years ago.
          She is survived by four sons, Arthur Patterson, at whose home she died;  Scott Patterson, of Los Angeles;  Lewis Patterson, of near Lewis Creek and  Walter Patterson, of Geneva, Shelby county; and one sister,  Mrs. D. A. Lee  of near Lewis Creek.
          Funeral services will be held at the home of the son in Edinburg Friday morning at ten o’clock.  Burial will be made in the Patterson cemetery.
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Shelby County Marriage Records
Emezetta Cochran & Joseph L. Patterson
March 15, 1877
Book 11 page 23
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Contributed by Barb Huff  for Ken Patterson


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, October 25, 1923
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DIED  THURSDAY  AT  BOGGSTOWN
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Mrs. Sarah C. Patterson, Age Eighty-Three
Passed Away Early Today
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HOLD  FUNERAL  SATURDAY
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          Mrs. Sarah C. Patterson, age 83 years, widow of  C. D. Patterson, died at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. Charles Arnold, in Boggstown, at three o'clock this morning.  Death resulted from diseases incidental to advanced age.  Mrs. Patterson having been in ill health for the past four years.
          Mrs. Patterson was the daughter of  Eli and Martha Johnson and was born in Sugar Creek township, on April 10, 1840.  Her entire life was spent in and near Boggstown.  She was married July 4, 1868, to which union eight children were born, four of whom survive.  Mrs. Walter McDonald  of Martin county,  Mrs. Grace Strickler, of Boggstown,  Mrs. Gertie Arnold, and  Mrs. Laura Wrads, of Indianapolis.  Sixteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren, also survive Mrs. Patterson, as well as two brothers,  John W. Johnson and James Fletcher Johnson, both of Boggstown.
           Mrs. Patterson was highly esteemed in the community in which she lived, and admired for her patience during her illness.  Since childhood she was a member of the Methodist church and an active worker in that church.  Since the death of her husband four years ago, Mrs. Patterson made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Charles Arnold at whose residence she died.  The funeral will be held from the Methodist church in Boggstown on Saturday morning at ten o'clock, Rev. Friez, of Fairland will officiate.  Interment will be in charge of C. F. Fix and Son and will be in the Boggstown cemetery.
Submitted by Barb Huff


A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
Thursday, July 31, 1919
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DIED  THIS  MORNING
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James  Patterson,  80,  Ill  Three  Years  of
Disease  Complications  Is  Dead
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WELL  KNOWN  MAN. 
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          After three years' illness, being confined to his bed much of the time,  James Patterson, 80 years old, died at 10:45 o'clock this morning at his home in Noble township, from a complication of diseases.  He had suffered for the past week, lying in a serious condition the greater part of the time.
          Mr. Patterson was born in Iowa, but came to Shelby county for residence many years ago.  Since coming here he has won a wide circle of friends and has become a prosperous and well known farmer.  Mr. Patterson's wife died three years ago.  Nine children survive the father, who are,  Anderville,  of Seymour;  Bruce, at home;  Martin, of Noble township;  Charles, of Logansport;  Clem  and  Curtis, both of Noble township;  Mrs. Pearl Heck, of Jackson township;  Mrs. Otis Cochran, of Washington township, and  Mrs. James Bland.  Mr. and Mrs. Bland had been living with her father for the past three years, since the death of the mother.  Besides these he leaves 29 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
          Funeral arrangements have not been made, but will be announced later through Stewart & Fix, of this city.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, March 7, 1911
Page 4
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DEATHS  AND  FUNERALS.
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          Mrs. Laura Patterson  died at the home of her brothers,  Lewis  and  Zacharia Frakes,  in Hendricks township at 10 p.m. Monday, March 6th, aged fifty-one years.  Funeral will be held at Second Mt. Pleasant at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 8th.  The interment will be made at same place by Hageman & Hawkins.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Republican
Friday, October 29, 1897
page 4, column 3
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          Mr. Horace Patterson  died at his home near Freeport Saturday night.  On Sunday a post mortem examination was held on the remains conducted by Dr. J. W. Bowlby, of this city.
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The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, October 28, 1897
Page 3, column 1
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          Horace Patterson, aged fifty-nine years, died near Morristown Monday.  He always lived on the place where he was born.  Death was caused by a cancerous growth that closed the pyloric orifice.
[Buried Concord Cemetery]
Submitted by Barb Huff
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Indiana State Journal
Oct. 27, 1897
Page 5
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MORRISTOWN, Ind., Oct. 25.-- Horace Patterson, aged fifty-nine, died to-day.  He always lived on the place where he was born.  Death was caused by a cancerous growth that closed the pyloric orifice.
Submitted anonymously


The  Daily  Republican
Wednesday October 3, 1888
Page 1 column 4
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          Joseph Patterson, a brother of  William Patterson, died very suddenly last night in Washington township, of lung trouble.  The funeral services will be held tomorrow at 11 o’clock, D. B. Wilson, funeral director.
[Buried Patterson Cemetery]
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The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday October 4, 1888
Page 3 column 2
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          Joseph Patterson  died at his home in Washington township Tuesday evening of hemorrhage of the lungs, age forty-seven years.  He was seized with the attack at the supper table and died a few minutes later.
          In the death of  Mr. Joseph Patterson the Democrat loses a faithful friend, the party an untiring worker and society a good citizen.  His death is generally regretted and we mourn with his family over their great loss.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Ken Patterson


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Friday, October 28, 1881
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          The funeral of the late  Frank Patterson,  yesterday, was largely attended.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Thursday, October 27, 1881
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          A large number of persons from this city attended the funeral of the late Frank Patterson  to-day.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Wednesday, October 26, 1881
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          Frank Patterson,  aged thirty-three years, died at the residence of his brother,  William Patterson,  in Jackson township, at three o'clock this morning, of typhoid fever.  The funeral will take place to-morrow at the Patterson Cemetery in Jackson township.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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