Mr. Fielding A. Patterson has been appointed to a first-class clerkship, in the same office in the place of Mr. William R. Wilson; salary $1200 per annum.
There's a book on Ancestry.com "The Patterson & Pattison family association : a contribution of genealogical records to old in the research on the names of Patterson"
It says that Alexander Patterson married 3rd wife Sarah Folkner. Alexander (8/30/1797-5/17/1870), son of Amasa Patterson, m 6/5/1817 1st wife Priscilla Crawford and had 7 children. His 2nd wife was Mrs. __________ Williams.
Fielding was b 1/12/1837 and married 4/1/1858 Mary S. Armiss. One child is listed, Sarah E. Patterson.
But then I found this- Floridian and Advocate, Tallahassee, FL 1/24/1835 An Act of Divorce to Divorce Alexander Patterson and Eliza Patterson
So you know that wife #2 was Mrs. Eliza Williams
1850 census, Key West, Monroe, Florida Alexander Patterson 58 Insp of Customs CT Sarah H Patterson 39 SC Susan R Patterson 14 Fietring A Patterson 13 Aletha C Patterson 12 Theodore Patterson 9 Mary Patterson 7 George B Patterson 2 all ch FL
Susan R Patterson m William G Folker 11/25/1856 and he died of typhoid fever during the War, 11/18/1864 in Savannah.
Alexander married Eliza Williams 2/10/1833.
U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 about Theodora Patterson Name: Theodora Patterson SAR Membership: 40152 Birth Date: 9 Dec 1842 Birth Place: Key West, Florida Death Date: 1883 Death Place: Waycross, Georgia Spouse: William A Wright