Patton history from Jersey County Illinois

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Interested in the Patton's from Jersey County<illinois   William R. Patton that served in the Civil War. His children, Herbert Turner Patton, Earl Patton, Calvin Patton, Samuel Elijah Patton, Blanche & Nancy Patton. Married a Lavina Miller, which was married to a Bartlett before Patton.

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The death record of William Russell only lists mother as Evalyn.  There are more records on the various children, and on the family and ancestry of Lovinia/Lavinia/Levina Miller at  The only 'Russel' Patton 1860 census Jersey, IL, page 8 lists other Pattens, but no Evelyn, can't determine if these might be his siblings or not.  Examples from familysearch are below:

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947

Citing this Record  "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," index, FamilySearch (

William Russel Patton

Death  26 Nov 1917  Grafton, Jersey, Illinois

Male  Age: 77 Birth (Est) 1840

Father Unknown Unknown  Mother  Evalyn Patton

Reference ID: 17275

Citing this Record  "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," index, FamilySearch (

Levina Miller Patton

Death  09 Feb 1927  Grafton City. Jersey, IL

Female Age: 71

Birth 20 Feb 1855  Grafton, IL

Father  Issac Miller

Mother  Nancy Pierce   Birthplace: Penn.

Spouse Russel Patton

Burial  11 Feb 1927

Image Number: 1780

Reference ID: 11892


Citing this Record   "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," index, FamilySearch (

Earl August Patton

Death  07 Nov 1945  Alton, Madison, IL

Male Age: 55

Birth  02 Aug 1890  Grafton, IL

Father  William Russell Patton Birthplace: Madison Co., IL

Mother  Lovina Miller  Birthplace: Grafton, IL

Occupation: Fisherman

Spouse  Susan Stanley

Burial  10 Nov 1945  Grafton, Jersey, IL

Cemetery: American Legion

Image Number: 1963

Reference ID: 43365

U S Census, 1900  ED 42 Quarry Township Grafton town, Jersey, IL

Head  Russell Patton  M 60 Apr 1840 IL married abt 1885

Wife  Lavina Patton F 45 Apr 1855 IL 10 children 9 living

Son  Elijah Patton M 15 IL

Son  Calvin Patton M 13 IL

Son  Earl Patton M 11 IL

Dau  Nancy Patton F 8 IL

Son  Turner Patton M 6 IL

Dau  Blanche Patton F 5 IL


U S Census, 1860 , Jersey, IL page 8

Sylvester Patton  birth: 1844 IL

John Patton birth 1852 IL

Nancy Patton  birth: 1858 IL

Russell Patton  1842 IL  ???




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