The grave is unmarked or no photo is available.


In memory of
Mrs. Martha Ann Northern
daughter of
John & Jane Patterson
who died
December l0th, 1846
aged 20 years

Martha Ann Patterson Northern
Birth: 1826
Death: 10 December 1846
Burial: Cold Water Cemetery, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri

Family members buried in Cold Water Cemetery:
Parents: John Patterson, Jr. and Jane Jamison Patterson
Siblings: Sarah Patterson and Margaret Rebecca Patterson Douglass

Martha Ann Patterson Northern was the daughter of John Patterson, Jr., and Jane Jamison Patterson.  She was the first wife of John Northern who, after Martha’s death, married her sister Ellen.

• Mentioned in her Grandfather’s Probate Records.
• “An Early VA Family,” by Josephine Short Lynch.
• National Society United States Daughters of 1812, Grave Locations Project, Soldiers of War of 1812. A copy is in possession of Marilyn P. Devaney. Lists names of children of John Patterson Jr., birth dates, names of spouses and dates of marriage.