1 Descendants of James Patterson By Catherine Reuther Table of Contents Descendants of James Patterson 1. Source Citations 508. Name Index 563. Produced by: Catherine Reuther : 20 Jan 2016. Descendants of James Patterson 1- James Patterson James married Mary Ferrell. They had two children: Abraham and Alexander. 2-Abraham Patterson , son of James Patterson1 and Mary Ferrell1, was born in 1756 in County Derry, Ireland,2 died on 27 Jul 1806 in Chester district, South Carolina 3 at age 50, and was buried in Old Purity Presbyterian Church, Chester, South General Notes: Abraham Patterson was considered a man of means in Ireland. He had a man and a woman servant and kept a horse and buggy. He was a merchant and a farmer. In coming to America, Abrahan settled in Baltimore, Maryland, for two years and he is said to have worked at a tan yard part of this period.
2 While living there, the baby Margaret was born in 1804. She was called Peggy. Abraham wrote a number of poems which were published in book form in Baltimore in 1805. . Abraham (John in Lena's notebook) was probably a cousin to Betsy Patterson 's father, William (wife Dorcas) of Baltimore. Betsy married Jerome Bonapart (Napoleon's younger brother) December 24, 1803. She secured a divorce in Maryland about 1812 or 1813, after Napoleon, who did not recognize the marriage, married Jerome to Catherine of Wurttemberg. . Abraham preferred to live in the North a "free" country since he did not approve of slavery [Maryland was actually a slave state - CAR], but Margaret wanted to come south, where her sister Mrs. Mollie Johnson lived in South Carolina. . Abraham may have had a brother, R.
3 A. Patterson , who also immigrated to America. . Abraham was given an "English" education and became a prosperous farmer and merchant in Ireland as well a an elder in the Presbyterian church. Having been invloved in the controversy over Ireland's freedom, Abraham and Margaret fled to America in 1803, coming to Baltimore, Maryland. They remained there two years, during which time Abraham published a book of poetry and daughter Margaret was born. They moved to Chester County, SC, because Margaret wanted to be close to her sister, Mrs. Mollie Johnston. In 1806, on a visit to Charleston, Abraham contracted yellow fever and died. . In 1804 there is an Abraham Patterson , grocer, living in Baltimore, Maryland, at 16, Pitt Street, Fells Point, West Side From George Street.
4 . Abraham Patterson , a native of Ireland, died on Thursday, 24 July 1806, in Chester district, South Carolina, of a violent fever. Abraham was 47 [born about 1759] and was born in Ireland. He left a wife and eight children. . Abram and Margaret Colwell Patterson are buried at the Old Purity Church two miles from Chester.  Descendants of John & Robert Ellison, by Clara Ellison Erath, 1972.  Job Caldwell Patterson Family by Mrs Olin W Patterson - History of Stewart County GA, 1958, by Helen E Terrill  Lena Terry's notebook and "The Amazing Mrs. Bonaparte".  City Gazette and Daily Advertiser, South Carolina, 5 Aug 1806, p. 3. ( ). Produced by: Catherine Reuther : 20 Jan 2016. 1. Descendants of James Patterson  and Directories, 1680-1830, Baltimore Directory, 1804 ( ).
5 Noted events in his life were: Alt. Death: 24 Jul 1806, Chester district, South Carolina. 5. Abraham married Margaret Caldwell, daughter of Job Colwell and Nancy McDowell, on 13 Jul 1789 in Margaret was born in 1772 in Ireland,6 died on 5 Feb 1825 in South Carolina7 at age 53, and was buried in Old Purity Presbyterian Church, Chester, South Another name for Margaret was Margaret They had eight children: Mary Ann, James , Elizabeth D, Jane A, Job Caldwell, Alexander, Sarah Ferrell, and Margaret M. Marriage Notes: Lena Terry's notebook lists the same children found in the Patterson /Terry bible pages for Abraham and Margaret as being children of John Patterson and Sarah Ferrell. I believe the bible pages show the correct parents. General Notes: Margaret and Abraham moved from Baltimore, Maryland, to Chester Co, South Carolina, because Margaret wanted to be near her sister Mrs.
6 Mollie Johnston. . In 1806, Abraham died leaving Margaret a widow of 34, newly immigrated to the United States, and with eight children between the ages of 16 and 5. There were several Caldwells in the 1810 and 1820 Censuses for Chester County, SC, so perhaps they were relatives of Margaret's, in addition to her sister Mollie, who helped her through this time. In the 1810 Census, Margaret Patterson is living in Chester Village, Chester County, South Carolina. In the house are one male under age 10 (Alexander), one male between 10 & 15. (Job), two females under 10 (Sarah & Margaret), 1 female between 10 & 15 (Jane), two females between 16 & 25 (Mary Ann & Eliza), and one female between 26 & 44 (Margaret). In the 1820 Census, Margaret is living in Chester County, South Carolina.
7 Living in the house are one male age 26 to 45 ( James ), one female under 10 (daughter Margaret), two females between 10 & 16, and one female over 45 (Margaret). Perhaps the census taker placed his count in the wrong column, and there should be two females between 16 & 26. (daughters Sarah, 20, & Margaret, 19). Margaret has one female slave between 26 & 45. Margaret died in 1825 of palsy at her sister's, Mrs. Mollie Johnson. . The Patterson /Terry family bible pages list under deaths Margaret Patterson on 5th February 1825.  Descendants of John & Robert Ellison, by Clara Ellison Erath, 1972.  Job Caldwell Patterson Family by Mrs Olin W Patterson - History of Stewart County GA, 1958, by Helen E Terrill 3-Mary Ann Patterson8 was born on 13 May 1790 in Ireland,9 died on 2 Sep 1854 in Talbot County, Georgia10 at age 64, and was buried in Ephesus Presbyterian Church, Woodland, Mary married Alexander Cabeen,12 son of Thomas Cabeen and Isabella Euphemia Graham, on 28 Dec 1815 in probably Chester Co, South Carolina.
8 13. Alexander was born about 1782 in North Carolina,14 died on 11 Jan 1854 in Talbot County, Georgia10 about age 72, and was buried in Ephesus Presbyterian Church, Woodland, Another name for Alexander was Alex Cabeau. 15. Produced by: Catherine Reuther : 20 Jan 2016. 2. Descendants of James Patterson Marriage Notes: Married on Thursday, the 28th ult.[28 Dec 1815], by the Rev. Robert B. Walker, Mr. Alex'r Cabeen to the amiable Miss Mary Ann Patterson , both of Chester District (Jan. 2, 1816, Tuesday). .  The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, SCMAR, Volume IV, Number 2, Spring, 1976 - Marriage and Obituary Notices from the South-Carolina State Gazette and Columbian Advertiser ( ). General Notes: On 16 March 1809, Alexander Cabeen married Margaret Anderson in Chester.
9 . In the 1810 Census, Alexander Cabeen is living in Chester County, South Carolina. Living in the house are one male age 26 to 44 (Alexander was about 28 in 1810) and one female between 16 and 25 (wife Margaret). Alexander owns four slaves. Alexander and Margaret's daughter Caroline was born in Chester District, South Carolina, about 1810. . Living next door in 1810 is Effy Cabeen. Living in the house are one male between 10. & 15, one female between 10 & 15, one female between 16 & 25, and one female over 45. Effy may be Alexander's widowed mother. She owns 3 slaves. In the 1790 and 1800. Census, there is a Thomas Cabeen in Chester County. Thomas is the only Cabeen found on the census for Chester County in those years. He is probably Alexander's father. Thomas Cabeen and Effy Cabeen, wife of Thomas, are buried at the Old Purity Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Chester, South Carolina, not too far from Abraham and Margaret Patterson .
10 A marker honoring Revolutionary soldiers buried in the cemetery lists Thomas Cabeen, 1752-1801. [Old Purity Presby. Church Cemetery transcription]. Alexander's first wife Margaret died between 1810 and 1815. On 28 December 1815, Alexander married Mary Ann Patterson , probably in Chester County where they both lived. In the 1820 Census, lists an Alexander Cabun and an Effy Cabun on the index for Chester Co., South Carolina. So far, am unable to find them on the images. In the 1830 Census, Alexander Cabeen is living in Upson County, Georgia. Living in the house are 1 male, age 40-50 (Alexander), 1 female, age 15-20, (Alexander's daughter Caroline, abt 20 in 1830) and 1 female, age 30-40 (Mary Ann). Alexander owns 8 slaves. In 1832 Alexander Cabeen participated in the Georgia Cherokee Land Lottery to obtain land in the northeastern part of the state that had recently belonged to the Cherokee Indians.