Private George W. Patton

Genealogical Information provided by Joan Miller

Hughes Patton, son of Charles Patton and Ann McCoy, was born 1801 in Clark Co., KY, and died 1846 in Estill Co., KY. He married (1) Delila Shepherd April 21, 1828 in Clark Co., KY, daughter of James Shepherd. She was born in Kentucky. He married (2) Mary (Polly) Ann Ross Abt. 1835 in Estill Co., KY, daughter of John Ross and Sarah Hadden. She was born 1818 in Washington Co., KY, and died 1870 in buried in Southside Cemetery, Versailles Township, Brown Co., IL.

George Washington Patton, born November 17, 1840 in Estill Co., KY; died May 14, 1890 in Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL. He married Sarah B. Reed; born 1846 in Estill Co., KY; died 1911.

Both George and his wife Sarah are buried in Versailles West Cemetery, Brown Co., IL

Another child of Hughes Patton and Delila Shepherd who served with 8th:

Sampson Patton, born 1829 in Clark Co., KY; died Bet. 1897 - 1898. He married Mary Jane Henderson; born 1835 in Estill Co., KY; died 1908.

Sampson Patton served in the Civil War, Union side, in Company C, 8th KY Infantry. He served three years and contracted malaria while serving. He enrolled on October 25, 1861 and was mustered in on January 15, 1862 at Lebanon, KY. Sampson was discharged on November 1, 1863 to the Veterans Reserve Corps, Co. 'C', formed by consolidation of Cos. 'H' and 'G.'

In private life, Sampson Patton was a skilled carpenter by trade.