PATTERSON, John (1771-1848)

PATTERSON, JOHN, (half brother of Thomas Patterson), a Representative from Ohio; born in Little Britain Township, Lancaster County, Pa., February 10, 1771; moved with his parents to Pattersons Mills, Cross Creek Township, Washington County, Pa., in 1778; attended the common schools; moved to St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio; engaged in mercantile pursuits; first mayor of St. Clairsville in 1807 and 1808; member of the state house of representatives in 1807 and 1808; served in the state senate 1815-1818; associate judge of the court of common pleas of Belmont County from February 1810 to February 1815; elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); engaged in the hardware business and in agricultural pursuits; died in St. Clairsville, Ohio, February 7, 1848; interment in Union Cemetery.

Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, OH
Papers: 1845, 1 item.
An answer to a suit of Northwestern Bank of Virginia claiming certain sums in the Court of Common Pleas, Belmont County.

Papers: In the Robert Lucas Papers, 1810-1837, 2 cubic feet.
Other authors include John Patterson.