Dallas Morning News, 31 July 1944: George Patterson, Oak Cliff Resident Forty-Five Years, Is Dead. George William Patterson, 74, of 708 South Beckley, native of Waxahachie and resident of Oak Cliff for forty-five years, died Sunday at a local hospital. He was in the real estate business until his retirement several years ago and was a member of the Methodist church. Surviving are his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Francis Ward, Miss Gene Patterson, Dallas; Mrs. Bess Adams, Houston; three brothers, Joe Patterson, Dallas; Dick Patterson, Waxahachie; and Henry Patterson, Corpus Christi; and two grandchildren. Burial will be in Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Children of George William Patterson and Nannie C. Pierson:
768. i. Willie G. Patterson (Frances), born April 1899, Lancaster, Dallas County, Texas, married —— Ward.
769. ii. Bess Patterson, born circa 1901, Lancaster, Dallas County, Texas, married C. Ben Adams. Bess lived in Houston in 1944.
770. iii. son, born 8 August 1903, Lancaster, Dallas County, Texas.
771. iv. Eugenia Patterson, Gene, born circa 1909, Dallas County, Texas