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Genealogy Research - Colonel Leslie Patterson

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives172299
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1850-2007
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B6 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1850-2007
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Pearce Family Genealogy series
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Colonel Leslie Patterson arrived to the Talbot Settlement alongside John Pearce and his sisters, Mrs. Storey and Mrs. John Pearce, in 1809. During the War of 1812, Patterson participated as a Private and was later promoted to Captain and Colonel. He was known for allegedly saving Colonel Thomas Talbot's life during the war. He was married to Lydia Patterson and had nine children, including Mary, Hannah, Catherine Anne, Olivia, Frances, Lydia, Joseph and Walter. Leslie died in 1852 and is buried at St. Peter's Cemetery.
Scope and Content
File contains records collected by Alison Pearce during her genealogical research project which informed the publication "The Pearces of Little Ireland". Includes photocopies and internet print-outs of reference material related to Colonel Leslie Patterson. Also includes the following original documents: -The Last Will and Testament of Leslie Patterson, circa 1850. -Handwritten note delineating the familial relationships in the Patterson, Wilson and Backus families. -Assignment of Mortgage, dated September 14, 1881, from Thomas Urquhart and William Joseph Moon, executors of the Last Will and Testament of Frances Patterson, to Alice S. Patterson. -Copy of the Last Will and Testamnet of Francis Patterson, Township of Dunwich, dated July 15, 1881. -Miscellaneous savings and shares certificates issued by the Canada Permanent Building and Savings Society to various members of the Patterson family, 1862-1888. -Transcription of grave marker for Leslie and Catherine Patterson, which reads "Underneath Lieth the Remains of Leslie Patterson, and Cathrine his Wife; the former died January 26th Aged 71 years; the latter February 19th 1800 Aged 62 Years."
Name Access
Pearce (family)
Pearce, Alison
Tyrconnell (Ont.)
Subject Access
Genealogy
User Comments
In August 2022, Angela Foreman-Bobier stated the following on Disqus: "The Patterson's, Storey's, and Pearce's arrived in 1809, not 1803. 1803 is when Thomas Talbot arrived in Dunwich".
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Newspaper/ magazine articles regarding historic homes

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives113821
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1996
Accession Number
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 179, File 12
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-09
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 179, File 12
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976-1996
Scope and Content
-photocopy: "the Homes of Colonel Thomas Talbot: Founder of the Talbot Settlemet, 1803: read before meeting of the Elgin Historical Society by Ella N. Lewis", no date.
-photocopy of a House Construction Contract, Vienna, 1850: "Specification of House to be built for Mr. Mulford M. Putnam", the contractor was Maxwell Hamilton.
-"112-year-old home recalls Woodstock's past", an article about the home at 84 Vansittart Ave., the London Free Press, April 24, 1976.
-"For Men of Affairs", by Elizabeth Ingolfsrud, Centuryhome, Feb.- March 1985. Gives an overview of some historic homes in St. Thomas.
-"Historic city homes have fascinating tales to tell", St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 19, 1989.
-"A golden oldie: Couple's search for home sweet home came to an end at 13 Margaret Street".
-an article relating to the Stafford House, written by Paul Baldwin, ca. 1990.
"The London Free Press: Our Architectural Heritage: This series features structures designated architecturally significant by London and area municipalities. Victorian Architecture: 205 Main St., Port Stanley (Payne House)", April 17, 1993.
-"Habitant House", Aylmer Express, September 6, 1995.
-"First historic designation north of Talbot Street: Owner wanted to assure preservation: The St. George Street home of Ray Galloway has been designated an historical site. He's flanked by Jeff Booth, left, of the Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, and Mayor Steve Peters", St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 31, 1996.
"The London Free Press: Our Architectural Heritage: This series features structures designated architecturally significant by London and area municipalities. Neo-classical style: 77 Metcalfe St., St. Thomas", September 14, 1996.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Elgin (Ont.: County)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Architecture
Documents
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