Elizabeth (Patterson) Bonaparte

Elizabeth (Patterson) Bonaparte (1785 - 1879)

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Elizabeth "Isabel, Betsy" Bonaparte formerly Patterson
Born in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United Statesmap
Sister of [half]
Wife of — married (to ) in Baltimore, Maryland, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Oct 2012 | Last significant change: 19 Jan 2019
22:55: Henrik (Sørensen) Sarauw added Dorcas (Spear) Patterson (1761-1814) as mother for Elizabeth (Patterson) Bonaparte (1785-1879). [Thank Henrik for this]
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Biography

Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte was born Baltimore, Maryland, February 6 1785, the eldest of 13 children . Known as “Betsy”, she was the daughter of a Baltimore, Maryland merchant, the first wife of Jérôme Bonaparte, and sister-in-law of Emperor Napoleon I of France.
Elizabeth’s father, William Patterson, had been born in Ireland and came to North America prior to the American Revolutionary War. He was a Catholic, and the wealthiest man in Maryland after Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Elizabeth’s brother, Robert, married Carroll’s granddaughter, Marianne Caton.
Married on December 24, 1803, at a ceremony presided over by John Carroll, the Archbishop of Baltimore. Betsy quickly became known for her “risqué” taste in fashion, starting with her wedding dress.

Sources

See Also:

  • Wikipedia Elizabeth Patterson
  • Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F4ZX-N4M : 24 February 2016), Elisabeth Patterson, 03 Apr 1785; citing Christening, , Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland, United States, various libraries, churches, historical and national societies, private and public records; FHL microfilm 13,699.
  • "Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F4NL-HM6 : 12 December 2014), Jerome Buonaparte and Eliza Patterson, 29 Oct 1803; citing Baltimore, Maryland, reference P 11 #239; FHL microfilm 13,693.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MN33-9VJ : 17 October 2014), E P Bonaparte in household of Maria Peters, Maryland, United States; citing p. 82, family 589, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,074.
  • "British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/Q26M-C6N5 : 8 March 2017), Elizabeth Patterson-Bonaparte, 1879.
  • "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVV7-ZHYN : 11 July 2016), Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, 1879; Burial, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States of America, Green Mount Cemetery; citing record ID 6248442, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

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On 4 Mar 2017 at 11:19 GMT V (Brannan) W wrote:

Patterson-2604 and Patterson-6613 appear to represent the same person because: same first name, same birth and death information, and same spouse according to biographical information.



Elizabeth is 22 degrees from Walter Morrison, 24 degrees from Alison Wilkins and 6 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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