400. Joseph Ezekiel8Patterson (Martha Jane7Brack, Lucy P.6Sims, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 9 March 1881, Ellis County, Texas, died 24 June 1957, Duncanville, Dallas County, Texas, buried Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. He married circa 1927, to Nicholas Norman ——, born 22 August 1887, Dallas County, Texas, died 14 January 1931, Dallas, buried Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Texas.
Nicholas was the daughter of Nicholas Thomas Houx and Maggie B. Norman. She had been married to —— Huffhines, and to Eugene H. Rowland before she married Joseph E. Patterson.
In 1930, Joe E. and Nicholas N. Patterson lived in Pyote, Ward County, Texas. He was the manager of a tourist camp. Pyote is about twenty-five miles east of Pecos, Texas. In 1926 oil was discovered in the Hendrick oilfield in nearby Winkler County. Pyote became a shipping center for the area oil activity.
Joe E. Patterson lived in Dallas in 1944 when his brother, George W. Patterson, died.
Dallas Morning News, 15 January 1931: Mrs. J. E. Patterson, Pyote, Dies in Dallas. Mrs. Nicholas Norman Patterson, 43, native of Dallas County, died on Wednesday morning at a local hospital. Her home was at Pyote. Funeral services will be held at 10 a. m. Thursday at the George A. Brewer Funeral Home, 2303 Ross Avenue with Dr. E. B. Hawk, pastor of First Methodist Church of Fort Worth, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Surviving Mrs. Patterson are her husband, J. E. Patterson; a son, E. H. Huffhines of Dallas; a sister, Mrs. C. M. Hunt of Dallas; her mother, Mrs. M. B. Riley of Oakland, California; and a granddaughter, Patricia Ann Huffhines.