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↑ "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MCSV-BYB : accessed 30 December 2014), John Patterson in household of Trion Patterson, Georgia, United States; citing p. 91, family 623, NARA microfilm publication M593, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 545,638.
Maternal relationship is confirmed with a Family Tree DNA test between Ellen Lucille Banks Robinson and D Johnson, second cousins once removed. Predicted relationship by Family Tree DNA: 2nd to 4th Cousin, based on 81 cM match.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with John: