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Son: Dallas Morning News, 9 October 1942: Dallas pilot dead in crash in Britain. First Lieut. Edwin Forrest Patterson, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mulkey Patterson, 908 South Rosemont, and a pilot in the American Army Air Force in the British Isles, died as the result of injuries received in a crash October 2, the War Department notified his parents Thursday. Lieutenant Patterson had lived in Dallas most of his life. He was graduated from Sunset High School in 1938 after which he attended Texas A & M College three years. He left school to enlist in the Air Corp in August 1941. He received his wings February 23 at Mathers Field, California. Survived by his parents and a brother, Frank M. Patterson, a technical sergeant in the Army at Borinquin Field, Puerto Rico.[2743]

     714.      iii.   John Carr Patterson, born 25 September 1889, Forreston, Ellis County, Texas, died 27 December 1968, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas.[2744] He married 14 September 1920, Milam County, Texas, to Lois Brown,[2745] born 28 September 1896, Milano, Milam County, Texas, died 30 July 1943, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, daughter of W. A. Brown and Mary Sumrall.[2746]

John C. and Lois B. Patterson lived in Eastland County, Texas, in 1930. He was the county agent. John’s mother, Lee V. Patterson, lived with them in 1930.[2747]



[2743] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 9 October 1942, p. 5.

[2744] Texas Death Record. John Carr Patterson, died 27 December 1968, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, male, white, age 79 years, born 25 September 1889, Forreston, Texas, married. Father: George S. Patterson. Mother: Lee Virginia Forrest. Retired county agent. Residence: Waco. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas.

[2745] Milam County, Texas, Marriage Records. J. C. Patterson to Lois Brown, 14 September 1920.

[2746] Texas Death Record. Lois Brown Patterson, born 28 September 1896, Milano, Texas, died 30 July 1943, Waco, McLennan County, Texas. Residence: Waco. Parents: W. A. Brown, Mary Sumrall. Female, white, age 46 years, 10 months, 2 days, married. Both parents born Texas. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas.

[2747] 1930 U.S. Census, Eastland County, Texas, S.D. 8, E.D. 67-5, Sheet 2B. Patterson, John C., age 40, mar at 31, born Texas Texas Texas; 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.

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