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William M. A. Patton (1590 - 1642)

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Rev. William M. A. Patton
Born in Ferrochie, Fifeshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married in Clonmany, 5300, Irelandmap
Husband of — married in Clonmany, , Donegal, Irelandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Clondevadock, Clonmany, Donegal, Irelandmap
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William was born about 1590. William Patton ... He passed away in 1642.

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Birth: 1578 Fife, Scotland
Birth: 1595 Ferrochie, Fifeshire, Scotland
Birth: 1590 Ferrochie, Fifeshire, , Scotland[1][2]


Death 31 JAN 1642 Clonmany, Donegal, Ireland[3][4]
Death 31 JAN 1641/42 Clonmany, , Donegal, Ireland

Patton coat of arms


Husband: Gratian Patten
Wife: Elizabeth Coillis
Child: William Patton
Child: William Patton
Marriage: 29 Aug 1598 St Martin Ludgate, London, England[5]


Husband: William Patton
Wife: Margaret Johnstone
Child: John Patton
Marriage 1620 Clonmany, 5300, , Ireland[6]


WILLIAM PATTON, M. A.: The Roseberry-Keister Family Tree 7221 total entries, last updated Thu Mar 22 09:52:13 2001 All questions, comments or suggestions regarding information on this page should be addressed to: G. E. Roseberry <> ID: I5674 Reference Number: 5674 Title: Rev. 1 Name: William Patton 1 Sex: M Change Date: 03 FEB 2001 Immigration: BEF 1626 County Donegal, Ireland Note: during the King James Plantation at the beginning of the seventeenth century (the settling of Protestant colonies in Ireland to promote loyalty). Six counties were originally set aside to form the "Ulster Plantation." 1 2 Occupation: Rector of the parishes of Ramoigh and Clonmary, the Barony of Raphoe and later at Aughnish, the Barony of Kilmacrenan AFT 1626 1 Residence: AFT 1626 Ireland Note: the estate of "Croghan" 1 Birth: ABT 1590 in Ferrochie, Fifeshire, Scotland 1 Death: 31 JAN 1641/42 in Clondevadock, Clonmany, Donegal, Ireland 3 Note: From "James Patton and the Appalachian Colonists" by Anne Rhea Bruce: The Pattons were originally landed gentry seated at Ferrochie, Fifeshire, Scotland. The progenitor of the Irish branch of the family, William Patton, M.A. was born in Scotland; had immigrated to Northern Ireland during the King James Plantation. He was in County Donegal by 1626 as Rector of the parishes of Ramoigh and Clonmary, Barony of Raphoe and later at Aughnish, Barony of Kilmacrenan. Rev. William Patton and his wife, Margaret, made their home at an estate called "Groghan" and reared to sons, Henry (Sr.) and John.


  1. Source: #S84 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for John Patton
  2. Source: #S84 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Margaret Johnstone
  3. Source: #S84 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for John Patton
  4. Source: #S84 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Margaret Johnstone
  5. Source: #S-2094264154 Note: Note: Data: Text: Birth date: Birth place: EnglandDeath date: Death place: EnglandMarriage date: 29 Aug 1598Marriage place: St Martin Ludgate, London, EnglandBaptism date: Baptism place: England APID: 1,1624::7601741
  6. Source: #S84 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Margaret Johnstone

See also:

  • S-2094264154 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 Original data - Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives. Images produced by permission of the City of London Corporation Libraries
  • S84 Public Member Trees Publication: Name:

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On 9 Aug 2014 at 08:56 GMT M (McQueen) M wrote:

Patton-629 and Patton-292 appear to represent the same person because: same person

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