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George Patten

Birthplace: Coldrain, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: February 16, 1914 (85)
Payson, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Cornwell Patten and Juliannah Patten
Husband of Mary Patten; Phebe Patten and Mary Jane Patten
Father of George Washington Patten and Mary Jane Loose
Brother of Ann Patten and Daughter Patten
Half brother of Matilda Rebecca Wilson; Thomas Patten; Joseph Patten; Hannah Jane Patten; William Patten and 2 others

Managed by: Quentin Thomas Hansom
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About George Patten

Mormon Pioneer:

"...In the fall of 1849 I went back to St. Joe. [Joseph] My father was living near there trying to get an outfit to go to Utah, so I helped him and in the summer of 1850 we came to Utah in Wilford Woodruff's 100 and Edson Whipple's 50. My team consisted of a yoke of 3 year old steers, two yoke of cows and a yoke of 2 year old heifers. Father's team was two yoke of cows, so we had plenty of milk. We left Florence on the Missouri River on June 21 and arrived in Salt Lake City on October 3, just eight years to the day from the time we arrived in Nauvoo, and in the same man's company, that of Edson Whipple..."

SOURCE: Patten, George, Reminiscences, 3. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.) Retrieved from:,18016,4976-19104,00.html

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George Patten's Timeline

October 26, 1828
Coldrain, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
June 17, 1843
Age 14
January 13, 1853
Age 24
Alpine (Mountainville), Utah, Utah, United States
May 30, 1860
Age 31
January 5, 1863
Age 34
Payson, Utah County, Utah, United States
June 18, 1886
Age 57
February 16, 1914
Age 85
Payson, Utah, USA