Caroline Sims, daughter of John and Lucinda (Duff) Sims, married James A. Patterson.
The Mortuary Record
PATTERSON--Died, Wednesday, Dec. 27, Mrs. Caroline Simes Patterson.
The deceased was born on a farm four miles west of Springfield where she resided until 1888 when she removed to this city. She was the daughter of the late John Sims, and the widow of the late James A. Patterson. She was the mother of eleven children, seven of whom are living--Mrs. W.W. Morgan, Madison, Kan.; Mrs. John R. Henton, Lynden, Kan.; Mr. E.M. Patterson, Chicago; Mr. W. F. Patterson, Mrs. H.B. Hall, Mrs. C.C. Knotts and Mrs. W.S. Bradley of the this city. Two daughters, Laura and Minnie and two sons, Charles H. and John Patterson have preceded her to the grave. Mrs. Patterson was a kind and loving mother, a devoted and self-sacrificing Christian, always thinking of doing good and helping others before taking herself into consideration. She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church of West Springfield.
The funeral will take place from the above church tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. The services will be conducted by the pastor, Rev. P. R. Danley. Friends of the family are invited.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Journal; Springfield, IL; Thurs. 28 Dec 1893]
Children of Caroline (Sims) and James A. Patterson:
Patterson. A telegram was received by W. F. Patterson announcing the death of his brother Charles U. Patterson, of Topeka, Kas. Mr. Patterson was born four miles west of Springfield in 1849. He was the son of James A. and Caroline Patterson. He leaves to mourn his death his wife and four daughters, all living in Topeka, Kas. He also leaves five sisters: Mrs. W.W. Morgan, of Melvern, Kas.; Mrs. John Hinton, of Linden, Kas., and Mrs. H.B. Hall, Mrs. C.C. Knotts and Mrs. Walter Bradley, all of this city; and two brothers, E.M. Patterson, of Chicago, and Walter F. Patterson, of Springfield. The latter gentleman is an old resident of this city, and is a real estate dealer.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Register; Springfield, IL; Wed. 4 Jan 1893]
Patterson--Died, Tuesday morning, Jan. 3, in Topeka, Kan., Mr. C.H. Patterson, in the fourty-fourth year of his age.
Mr. Patterson was born four miles west of this city in 1849. He was the son of Mr. James A. and Mrs. Caroline Patterson. He leaves a wife and four daughters and five sisters. The sisters are Mrs. W.W. Morgan, Melvern, Kan.; Mrs. John Hinton, Lindden, Kan.; Mrs. H.B. Hall, Mrs. C.C. Knotts and Mrs. Walter Bradley, Springfield. He also leaves two brothers, Mr. E.M. Patterson, now a lawyer of Chicago and W.F. Patterson of this city. The deceased went to Topeka about nine years ago and was engaged in the real estate business. A despatch was received announcing his death yesterday morning, but no particulars were given as to the funeral or burial.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Journal; Springfield, IL; Wed. 4 Jan 1893]
Cora (Patterson) Bradley:
Bradley--Died, Nov. 23, 1904, at her home in Bloomington, of blood poisoning, Mrs. W.L. Bradley, aged 36 years.
The remains will be brought to this city for burial. They will arrive at 2:16 this afternoon over the Chicago & Alton and will bet taken direct to Oak Ridge cemetery where the interment will be made.
The decedant was formerly Miss Cora Patterson, youngest child of Mr. and Mrs James Patterson, who resided four miles southwest of the city.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Journal; Springfield, IL; Fri. 25 Nov 1904]
E. M. Patterson:
Destroyed Threshing Machine.
E.M. Patterson of Chicago was arrested yesterday on the charge of destruction of property. The complainant is George R. Coon. The former owns a farm southwest of this city, and rented to the latter some time ago. Coon states that when he moved away he left a threshing machine in the care of Patterson, who took care of it for awhile and then destroyed it. On account of insufficiency of testimony the case was dismissed.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Register; Springfield, IL; Sat 24 Dec 1904]
W.F. Patterson Safe. It has been learned by Mrs. C.C. Knotts of this city that her brother W.F. Patterson, formerly of this city and his wife, who resided in San Francisco, are safe. Mrs. Knotts was very uneasy about her brother, who during the earthquake was in a sanitarium. The sanitarium was burned to the ground, but fortunately for Mr. Patterson he was able to move to his home just the day before.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Register; Springfield, IL; Fri. 11 May 1906]