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George and Lee V. Pattersons lived in Tarrant County, Texas, in 1900.[2732] They lived in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas, in 1910[2733] and 1920.[2734] In 1910 George S. Patterson was a grain broker, Suzie R. Patterson was a teacher in public school, and Mulkey Patterson was the assistant manager of a lumber yard. In 1930, Lee V. Patterson lived with her son and daughter-in-law, John C. and Lois B. Patterson, in Eastland County, Texas.[2735]

Dallas Morning News, 13 August 1940: Mrs. Virginia Lee Patterson, 78, named by an admiring father for General Robert E. Lee, died Monday at the home of her son, C. B. [E. B.] Patterson, 823 South Edgefield, after living in Dallas for twelve years. She was the daughter of Captain Car Forrest, founder of Forreston, Ellis County. Virginia Lee Forrest was brought up on tales of her father about his famous first cousin General Nathan Bedford Forrest whose cavalry played hob with Yankee detachments through four years of war in Tennessee. From 1900 to 1928 Mrs. Patterson lived in Clarendon where her husband was a rancher. Survived by two daughters, Miss Sue Patterson, Dallas, and Mrs. M. Leo Rippy, Nashville, Tennessee; two other sons Mulkey Patterson, Dallas, and J. C. Patterson, Waco; a brother T. C. Forrest, Waxahachie, and eleven grandchildren. Burial: Forreston. Pallbearers: H. F. Morris, Anson Morris, T. C. Morris, Ernest Forrest, Bedford Forrest, and T. C. Forrest, Jr.[2736]



[2732] 1900 U.S. Census, Tarrant County, Texas, S.D. 3, E.D. 83, Sheet 2. Patterson, George, age 42, mar 18 yrs., born Texas Ark. Miss., works in tin shop; Lee V., wife, age 37, mar 18 yrs, born Texas Tenn. Tenn., had had 5 children, 5 living; Susie R., dau., age 16; Mulkey, son, age 12; John C., son, age 10; Minnie L., dau., age 7; Edwin B., son, age 4. All white.

[2733] 1910 U.S. Census, Donley County, Texas, S.D. 13, E.D. 102, Sheet 3B. Patterson, George S., age 53, mar1, mar 27 yrs., born Texas Ark. Miss.; Lee Virginia, wife, age 47, mar1, mar 27 yrs., born Texas Miss. Miss., had had 5 children, 5 living; Suzie R., dau., age 26; Mulkey, son, age 22; J. C., son, age 20; Minnie L., dau., age 17; Edwin B., son, age 14. All white. All children single.

[2734] 1920 U.S. Census, Donley County, Texas, S.D. 18, E.D. 22, Sheet 5A. Patterson, George S., age 60, born Texas - -; Lee, wife, age 55, born Texas - -. Both white.

[2735] 1930 U.S. Census, Eastland County, Texas, S.D. 8, E.D. 67-5, Sheet 2B. Patterson, John C., age 40, mar at 31; Lois B., wife, age 33, mar at 24; Neal C., son, age 6; Fred J., son, age 3; Mary L., dau., age 1/12; Lee V., mother, age 67, widow, born Texas Tenn. Tenn. All white. All rest born Texas Texas Texas.

[2736] Death Removes Woman Named After General Lee, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 13 August 1940, p. 3.

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