I am looking for any information that relates to my paternal great grandfather Henry C Patton. All I know is what is included in his obituary which I have included below.
His father might have been George Patton, but I am not sure at the present time
Henry C. Patton was born at Maineville, Warren county, Ohio, September 7, 1844, and died in Logansport, Ind.; July 18, 1913, age 68 years, 10 months and 11 days.
He was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted at the age of 17 at Camp-Dennison, Ohio, in Co. B, 79th 0. U. I., and serving until the close of the war, -when he received an honorable discharge he joined his parents, who had moved to Pipe Creek, Cass county,Indiana. . Shortly after returning home he united with the United Brethren church in Christ, and lived a Christian life until called to his Heavenly nome.
In 1871 he was united in marriage to Mary E. Jones of Fulton and to this union four children were born, John and Nellie who died in infancy, Samuel B., who died seven years ago at the age of 32 years, and Noah S., now living at Fort Wayne. In 1875 he moved and settled near Fulton county, Ind. The wife and mother, having dies in June 1881, he was , in November 1883, married toJane Bryan Masterson Fulton, and to this union three children were born, Goldie M., and Silas C., of Logansport and William of South Bend.
This wife and mother died June 22, 1907. He remained at the home for about two years longer, when he broke up housekeeping and he has been living with his children since.
He leaves to mourn his loss besides the four children, one grand-daughter Miss Lucile Patton of Fort Wayne. Three step children, James Masterson of Rochester, Cassel Masterson of ton and Mrs. Nettie Winegardner of | the rest of the menu. Twelve Mile. One sister, Mrs. Matlida E. Olds of Oregon City Ore., one brother, Silas D. Patton of El Paso, Illinois., and a host of other relatives and friends.
Except for an affliction of his hearing that was contracted while in the army service by the bursting of a. shell and which, caused almost total deafness, he was a hale and hearty man of his age.
On July 14, he met with an accident which caused concussion of the brain, and he died on July 18, having never regained consciousness.
Funeral services were held in the Fulton U. B. church Sunday afternoon at 2:30, conducted by Rev. Butler. The remains were tenderly laid to n the Fulton cemetery.