In memory of
SEPT. 12, 1816
JULY 24, 1865
Matilda H. Harris Patterson
Birth: 12 September 1816
Death: 24 July 1865
Burial: Cold Water Cemetery, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri
• Matilda was the wife of Durrett Patterson, the son of Elisha. They had nine children.
• National Society United States Daughters of 1812, Grave Locations Project, Soldiers of War of 1812. Copy in possession of Marilyn P. Devaney. Lists names of children of Elisha Patterson, birth dates, name of spouses and dates of marriage.
• St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri Probate Records-778/32II (96) Vol. 2 1849-1861. Page 5, Simpson Harris, Wrtn 12-9-34, Rec. 4-24-50. “Mary Harris wf., Elisha Patterson and Dan T. Patterson, gdns, children unnamed, Durrett Patterson rel ng (married Matilda Harris) Isaac Jones & Matilda Harris Wits. D:130.
1850 Census: District 82, St. Louis, Missouri; Roll: M432_414; Page: 476A; Image: 430. Household Members: Darrett Patterson 49, Matilda Patterson 35, Joseph L Patterson 14, Emeline Patterson 13, Mary A Patterson 8, William Patterson 6, Elzabeth Patterson 4, Jno J Patterson 2, and Lucy R Patterson 0. Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.