127. Martha Jane7Brack (Lucy P.6Sims, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), called Mattie, was born 20 May 1850, Lafayette County, Mississippi, died 4 November 1923, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, buried Waxahachie City Cemetery. She married 19 January 1868, Ellis County, Texas, to James Martin Patterson, born 23 November 1845, Hempstead County, Arkansas, died 11 September 1920, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, buried Waxahachie City Cemetery.
James M. Patterson was the son of Josiah Patterson and Martha A. Paxton, who married 1 January 1845 in Hempstead County, Arkansas. Josiah Patterson was born circa 1821. Martha A. Paxton Patterson was born circa 1828, died 27 July 1867. Josiah and Martha Patterson lived at Mine Creek in Hempstead County, Arkansas, in 1850. He was a gin maker. Josiah’s brothers, Nathaniel T. and Tilman Patterson, lived with them in 1850. They moved to Ellis County, Texas, in 1854.
Josiah Patterson’s younger brother, Tilman Patterson, married 18 November 1852, in Hempstead County, Arkansas, to Rosina A. (Ravia) Mulkey. They moved to Ellis County, Texas, in 1856. Tilman and Ravia Patterson were the parents of George Sneed Patterson who married Lee Virginia Forrest, [#367 in this genealogy] daughter of Car Forrest and Virginia Sims.