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The town is named after early farmer Matthew Paterson. The reason Patterson was spelled with two "t"s was due to the looseness with which Paterson spelled his own last name.
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1849 - Patterson
This town, as we have before remarked, was originally named Franklin, when organized in 1795. The back short lot of Beverly Robinson embraced nearly its whole area. Its population in 1840 was 1,349, and in 1845, 1,289. Situated in the north-east part of the county, its farmers are further removed from Peekskill in Westchester, where the eastern section of the county have heretofore, we believe, done their “marketing,” than those of Putnam Valley,Carmel, and South East. This inconvenience will soon be obviated by the New York and Harlem Railroad, which passes through this town, and which will afford a speedy transportation of the farmer’s produce to the great metropolis of the country. Its surface is hilly, and with few exceptions, the high grounds are cultivated and productive. Those parts which we visited seemed better adapted to grazing than for grain, although some with whom we have conversed pronounce it well-nigh equally suited to both. Every variety of agricultural product is... Read MORE...
1854 - Patterson
Patterson, a post-township forming the N. E. extremity of Putnam co.. New York. Population, 1371. Patterson, a post-village in the above township, on the Harlem railroad, and on Croton river, 63 miles N. N. E. from New York.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
1895 - Patterson
Patterson, a post-village in Patterson township, Putnam co., N.Y., on Croton River, and on the New York & Harlem Railroad, 62 miles N.N.E. of New York. It contains 2 churches. Pop. of the township, 1526.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
Patterson, a post-village in Patterson township (town), Putnam co., N.Y., on the Croton River and on the New York Central and Hudson River R., 62 miles NNE. of New York. Pop. about 150; of the town in 1900, 1644.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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Seth Kinner BALLARD (9 March 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - 20 July 1941, , New York, USA)
Thomas J CORRIGAN (August 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - , )
Benjamin Perry COWL (9 April 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - 1944, , Connecticut, USA)
Howard S COWLES (25 October 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - 15 February 1914, Danbury, Connecticut, USA)
Phoebe J ETTS (February 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - , )
Charles Legrand HENION (22 October 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - 19 January 1949, Cheshire, Connecticut, USA)
Samuel Peck HOLMES (11 May 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - 14 April 1956, Bradenton, Florida, USA)
Frank Egbert HYATT (7 August 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - 24 March 1950, Southeast, New York, USA (Brewster) (Doanesburgh) (Dykemans) (Tilly Foster) (Milltown))
Towner J KENT (15 October 1880, Patterson, New York, USA - 30 April 1944, Patterson, New York, USA)
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