Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyJohn Philp ‘Johnnie’ Patterson

Parents

FatherJohn Philp Patterson (18 July 1873 - 29 November 1914)
MotherIda May Hauch (February 1869 - 28 April 1955)

Personal Information

Record Created: 6 March 2010; Last Edited: 26 January 2013 
NameJohn Philp ‘Johnnie’ Patterson
GenderMale
Born 26 January 1903 in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey1
Married 25 June 1933 in Presbyterian Memorial Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Irene Helena Johnston2
Died 8 December 1978 in Lake Worth, Florida1

Biography

As a teenager, Johnnie attained the rank of Eagle Scout. He attended Newark Technical College, and he also completed several international correspondence courses. He was the assistant sales manager for National Oil and Supply Co. In 1954 he moved to Florida and opened a paint store as an agent for John Lucas Paint Co., along with his brother-in-law, Karl Steffen. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, reading, sports, traveling and music, and he was a Mason.2

Family

Spouse 1FamilyIrene Helena Johnston (daughter of William George Johnston and Mary Matilda Eagleson)
Born 28 January 1907 in Corrine, Saskatchewan, Canada
Married 25 June 1933 in Presbyterian Memorial Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John Philp ‘Johnnie’ Patterson
Married 19 September 1982 to Hobart M. Reese
Died 31 July 2005 in Lake Worth, Florida
  

Sources

  1. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). John Patterson, no. 136-09-7419
  2. Record of visit with Ida V. (Patterson) Johnston at her Florida home in 1996 by Lee Gazlay.