Our Patterson* Family Tree

(going back 7 generations to Northern Ireland)

MacPaidin family motto:
“Virtute viresco” (“I flourish by virtue”)

Table of Contents

Scottish Patterson Blue tartan

 (Click on first name for Vitals; spousal surname for associated tree)

Mary Patterson (b. 178_?)
James Gray (b. 178_?)
I
William Sylvester Gray (1816-1879)
Elizabeth Leslie (1818-1895)
I
Robert Patterson Gray (1844-1928)
Annie Sims Norris (1850-1922)
I
Paul Barton Gray (1892-1977)
Bertha Ione Campbell (1893-1980)
I
Ruth Elizabeth Gray (1917-2005)
Ralph Hill Pearce (1917-2002)
I
Larry Edsel Pearce (1948- )
Susan Kay Miller (1949- )
^
Annie Rebecca Pearce Matthew Carter Pearce
(1971 – ) (1973 – )

*The Pearce line contains Elizabeth “Betsy” Patterson (1811-1894), a matriarch in the Marshall and Hill families. Any connection to Mary is unknown at this time. Another Gray family, of Butler County, PA, also married Pattersons. The Petersons of Somerset County are found in the Miller line, a name with common Scotch-Irish roots.

DOCUMENTATION:

Family tradition, see “On the Bicentennial of James’ & Mary Gray’s Wedding”

Sir John Bernard Burke. The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. London: Habeison & Sons, 1884

Various Public Member Family Trees & other documents. Ancestry.com

Last revised: 12/30/16

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