S. Prior Patterson
Jan. 28, 1874
aged 43 y. 2 m. 12 d.

(stone partly illegible)

Sanders Prior Patterson
Birth: 1 June 1830
Death: 28 January 1874, St. Ferdinand Township, St. Louis County, Missouri
Burial: Cold Water Cemetery, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri

Family members buried in Cold Water Cemetery:
Parents: Sanders Patterson and Mary Mettz Patterson
Siblings: Lucy Patterson, Elizabeth Patterson Hubbard, and Ibby Patterson
Children: Rufus Patterson, Obadiah Eugene Patterson, John Patterson, and Sallie Patterson

•Sanders Prior Patterson is believed to have been the son of Sanders and Mary (Metz) Patterson. On 22 February 1861, he married Martha J. Blackburn, whose parents we believe to be Mary and John Blackburn. Four of their known children are also buried in Cold Water.
• Probate: Civil Courts Building, St. Louis, Missouri: Estate File No 878, Sanders Patterson; Estate File No. 11162, Saunders P. Patterson; Minor File Nos. 641 through 646, Hiram, Sanders P., Lucy, Elizabeth, Ibby, John M. Patterson.
• Source: National Society United States Daughter of 1812, Grave Location Project, Soldiers of War of 1812. Filed by (Mrs) Isabel Stebbins Giulvezan, 9525 Radion Drive, Affton, Missouri 63123 on 1 Oct. 1964. On file at the Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis Missouri copy in possession of Dan H. Devaney in 1993. Information was taken from Company Muster Roll and Payroll, National Archives. List birth, name, death, burial place, marriage, and children.
• Will: St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri Probate Records-778/32II (96) Vol. 2 1849-1861, Page 48. Sarah B. Blackburn. Wrtn 3-29-58. Rec: 9-21-58. John Thomas Blackburn son, Edward M.
• Blackburn son, Edward Hall Ex., Sanders P. Patterson Wit., William Patterson and Edward F. Patterson Wits. F:251 F: #6044.

1850 Census: District 82, St. Louis, Missouri; Roll: M432_414; Page: 473B; Image: 425. Household Members: Mary Patterson 56, Lucy Patterson 30, Elizabeth Hubbard 29, and Sanders P. Patterson 21. 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.
1860 Census: St. Ferdinand, St. Louis, Missouri; Roll: M653_656; Page: 1064; Family History Library Film: 803656. Household members: Saunders Patterson 35, Priscilla Patterson 30, and Tira Hubbard 9. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
1870 Census: Saint Ferdinand, Saint Louis, Missouri; Roll: M593_809; Page: 320A; Family History Library Film: 552308. Household members: Prior Patterson 40, Martha Patterson 30, Mary Patterson 5, and Eugene Patterson 6/12. Original data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.