Frank Byrd Patterson
|About Frank Byrd Patterson|
Frank Byrd Patterson was born about 1826 somewhere in Mississippi and died on July 3, 1864 in Richmond, Virginia. Actual date of birth is unknown. He lived to be about 38 years old.
Frank Byrd Patterson
1826 - 7/3/1864
He was a Cherokee Indian. He was a Farmer and he served in the CSA FL 11th Reg. Inf. Co. C. This regiment was under Captain E. A. Curry and assigned to Finegan's Florida Brigade in June of 1864. By mid June they had arrived then organized at Hanover Junction, VA and marched to Chaffin's Bluff, on from there they marched to Petersburg. On June 22nd they were involved in the the Battle of Jerusalem Plank road. Bird was hospitalised from wounds he received and died on the 3rd day of July.
John (3/6/1847 - 1/18/1890 AL)
William Byrd (1/1848)
Joseph P. (4/9/1850 - 3/7/1937 TX)
James G. (1852-3/5/1933) -married Louise Annie Cliatt
Roxanne (9/1859 -5/1847)-married Robert Smith
Sophronia E. (1864-2/1/1901TX)-married George S. Strickland
|Census||1/1/1840 ||AL (Butler County) ||14 yrs old |
|page# 44-line #14 - John Patterson - one male - (Under 5),
one male - (5 thru 9),
two males - (10 thru 14),
one male - (30 thru 39)
Free White Persons - Female - (Under 5),
Free White Persons - Female - (5 thru 9),
Free White Persons - Female - (10 thru 14),
Free White Persons - Female - (20 thru 29),
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3,
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2|
next door- William Patterson - one male - (Under 5),
one male - (5 thru 9),
one male - (30 thru 39),
one female - (Under 5),
one female - (10 thru 14),
one female - (20 thru 29),
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1,
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
|Census||10/12/1850 ||Southern Division AL (Dale County) ||24 yrs old |
|Family # 32, FB Patterson (age 24), wife, Mary (age 18),John (age3) William (age 1) F. B. states he is a farmer, he was born in LA. Mary was born in GA and the children were born in AL. |
|Census||6/2/1860 ||Newton AL (Dale County) ||34 yrs old |
|family #63: Byrd Patterson (age 35, born in Mississippi), Mary (age 31, born in GA), John (age 13), William (age 11), Joseph (age 11), James (age 8), Thomas (age 6), Daniel (age 5), Lewis (age 1). All of the children were born in AL, they state they do not know where their father was born, mother in GA. Byrd states his occupation as Farmer and estimates his real estate at $600 and his personal estate at $300. The oldest children indicated they attended school during the past year. |
|Military||12/30/1863 ||FL ||38 yrs old |
Military Beginning Rank:
Military Final Rank:
State or Military Term:
11th Regiment, Florida Infantry,
C, muster in by Maj. Jamison
|Military||6/30/1864 ||Richmond VA ||38 yrs old |
|F. Bird Patterson - Private in Co. C, 11th Reg. FL Infantry. On June 30th 1964 he was admitted to Howard's Grove Hospital in Richmond where he died on July 3, 1864. |
|Other||1/1/1989 ||AL ||125 yrs after death |
|To whom it may concern -- I, A. R. Patterson know my grandfather Bird Patterson to be a Cherokee Indian and his wife, Mary Jane known as "Mamie", to be Creek. signed A. R. Patterson. |
Witness: Clyde Patterson- White Eagle, Margaritta Jordan- Water Woman. Notarized: Signed before me this 1st day of January 1989 by Violetta Nigels.
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Frank, his family, and friends. For example, Frank is 4 years old when Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
||The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Gold is discovered in Georgia.
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born on an unknown day in September 1826 and died on August 25, 1919
|The Children of Frank Byrd Patterson|
|John Wright Patterson|
Born in Dale County, Alabama on March 6, 1847 and died in Geneva County, Alabama on January 18, 1890. He was 42 years old.
He married Mary Elizabeth Greenville Purswell (1852 -1928 Slcomb,AL). They had ten children:
Columbus lonzo Patterson (1872 - 1949)
William Byrd Patterson (1872 ) married...
52 years old
|William Byrd Patterson|
Born in Geneva County, Alabama on January 25, 1848 and died in an unknown location about 1903. He was about 54 years old.
He married Samantha Byrd (4/25/1857 -1/18/1939).
Their children: Laura Delia(1876)
Susan R. (1878),
Docia Ann (1879),
Shelley H. (1880),
George A. (1881),
Samantha E. (1883...
40 years old
|Joseph Patrick Patterson|
Born in Dothan, Houston County, Alabama on April 9, 1850 and died in Atlanta, Cass County, Texas on March 7, 1937. He was 86 years old.
He married Margianne "Margie" Lucretia NcNeil (1856-1930)...
84 years old
|Thomas P. Patterson|
Born in Geneva Co., Alabama on December 24, 1853 and died in Geneva Co., Alabama on January 9, 1944. He was 90 years old.
Matilda (July 1878),
Infant Girl (1880),
Irvin (Sept. 1884),
Alabama (Dec. 1885),
Earley (Feb. 1887),
Lena (June 1889),
Lanie (May 1893),
60 years old
Born in Geneva County, Alabama on April 10, 1855 and died in Dale County, Alabama on January 28, 1930. He was 74 years old.
Occupation: Farmer and Logger. Member of Burns Baptist Church. Cause of death recorded as Nephritis (kidney disease). Burial at Burns Baptist Church Cemetery in Geneva Co, AL....