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Descendants of Peter Waggoner, Sr


Generation No. 1

1. PETER1 WAGGONER, SR was born May 1766, and died 12 Sep 1835 in Friedens Community. He married MARGARETA MCCRAKEN 7 Apr 1800 in Orange County, NC. She died Unknown.


Will of Peter Waggoner, 25 Jan 1834


In the Name of God Amen. I Peter Waggoner of the County of Orange and State of North Carolina being of perfect mind and Memory, and knowing that is Appointed for men once To die, I do declare this to be my Last Will and Testament. In the first place I Bequath & give to my Wife Margraret the Plantation on which I now live her (life time or Widowhood) and at the expiration of Which (of either) I gave it to my Son Daniel. I further give to my Wife a Negro boy Named Mose And Negro gairl Named Anna and if She sees proper to Keep Annas Children she is at liberty to do so & If she think not proper to keep said Children they are to be sold and the Money Arising from the sale of Said Children to be divided Equil Among my Daughters (Barbery Elizabeth Caterine Margret Mary Rosanna Hannah) Barbery paying her other Sisters One hundred dollars And Mary sixty out of their part Arising from The sale of Said Children. I give unto my Wife the choice of two horses out of my stock two Cows her choice. Eight head of sheep and as many hogs as she sees proper out of my stock and as Much of the House hold and kitchen furniture as she thinks proper and what she dont think proper to Keep to be sold and the Money Arising from the sale to be divided among my Daughters to share and share alike. Also I give to my wife my waggon and hind geer and one years provisions Paid of by two respable freeholders and hundred three dollars in Cash. And if the moneys Arise from the sale of my property arise to nine hundred Dollars to each of my Daughters then what is over to be divide Share and Share Alike between my son Daniel & my Grandaughter Nancy Waggoner Daughter of Peter Waggoner Decest. and my Daughters __ I give my Grandaughter Nancy Waggoner Daughter of my son Peter Two hundred and thirty acres of land laying in said County of Orange knowing by the name of the big Meadow Tract be the same more or less. I give also to my wife one two horse plow on Shovel plow three hoes the property not mentioned in this Will to be Divided Equally between my legatees mention in this Will if they agree among themselves in the division thereof and if not it is to be Sold on a credit of one year and the money Arising from said Sale to be Divided as Above Stated. I Nominate Constitue And appoint my son Daniel Waggoner and George Smith Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all other and former Wills by me at anytime heretofore made. In witness I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fift day of January In the year of our Lord Eteenhundred and Thirty four.

Peter Wagoner seal

(he signed)

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator Peter Waggon as and for his last Will and Testament In the presents of us who have subscribed our name as witness Therto In the presence of the said testator

John Boon Jurat

Jonathan Harvey


Peter Waggoner Will

Nov 1835



2. i. Elizabeth2 Waggoner, b. 10 Apr 1796; d. 24 Jul 1885, Alamance Co. Graham, NC.

ii. Catherine Waggoner, b. 2 Mar 1803; d. Unknown.

iii. Maria Waggoner, b. 6 Jul 1806; d. Unknown.

iv. Rosina Waggoner, b. 2 Jan 1809; d. Unknown.

3. v. Peter Waggoner, Jr, d. Unknown.


Generation No. 2

2. ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER (PETER1) was born 10 Apr 1796, and died 24 Jul 1885 in Alamance Co. Graham, NC. She married DAVID MICHAEL 2 Nov 1816 in Orange County, NC, son of JOHAN MICHEL and MARY (CARL). He was born 2 Jul 1792 in Lexington, NC, and died 8 Dec 1878 in Alamance County, Graham, NC.


Peter Waggoner, Jr. was listed as BM in marriage records. Headstone is located at Frieden Church Cemetery.


David and wife to be Elizabeth Wagoner are first listed in church records as sponsoring baptism of David Mateis on 19 Feb. 1811. David Michael is listed in 1870 Census Alamance Co., NC. Boon's Station TWP. district. Headstone is located at Frieden Church Cemetery. Frieden Lutheran Church (Shoemaker Church) records show David Michael & wife are present in March, 1854. He was also Church Elder. Frieden Church is located in Guilford County, NC just west of Gibsonville on Hwy. 61 North.


4. i. Aaron3 Michael, b. 12 Jul 1817, Orange County, NC; d. 14 Jun 1864, Guilford Co., NC..

5. ii. Barney Michael, b. 16 Feb 1820, Orange County, NC; d. 24 Nov 1863, Gordonsville, VA.

6. iii. Leonhard Michael, b. 18 Oct 1821, Orange County, NC; d. Unknown.

iv. Johannes Michael, b. 17 Dec 1823, Orange County, NC; d. Unknown.

Notes for Johannes Michael:

John H. Michael intered service 1 March 1862 Camp Mangum. Was Captain of Company H 48th. NC. His appointment was 22 April 1862. Wounded below Richmond 25 June 1862 and disabled. Right arm was fractured in battles around Richmond according to Company Typist "W.W. Hill". Wounded in battle of Frenches Farm. Sick in hospital December 1862. Resigned 10 February 1863. Replaced by J.F. Heitman.

M-270 Roll #470.

7. v. Jacob Michael, b. 22 Oct 1825, Orange County, Graham, NC; d. 27 May 1906, Tyro, NC.

vi. Elizabeth Michael, b. 27 Jun 1828, Orange County, NC; d. Unknown.

vii. Peter Michael, b. 15 Aug 1830, Alamance County, NC; d. Unknown.

viii. Polly Michael, b. 7 Apr 1834, Alamance County, NC; d. Unknown.

ix. Rosanna Michael, b. 11 Mar 1837, Alamance County, NC; d. Unknown.


3. PETER2 WAGGONER, JR (PETER1) died Unknown. He married ELIZABETH BRANOCK 7 Jan 1824 in Orange County, NC. She died Unknown.


i. Nancy3 Waggoner, b. 28 Apr 1826; d. Unknown.


Generation No. 3

4. AARON3 MICHAEL (ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 12 Jul 1817 in Orange County, NC, and died 14 Jun 1864 in Guilford Co., NC.. He married ELIZABETH PERMELIA LOW. She was born 1 Jun 1824, and died 29 Oct 1890 in Guilford Co., NC..


Headstone is located at Frieden Church Cemetery.


I had her listed as being a "Hood".


i. Catherine Elizabeth4 Michael, b. 3 Jun 1845; d. Unknown.

ii. David Michael, b. 22 Dec 1848; d. Unknown.

iii. Peter Rily Michael, b. 28 Feb 1850; d. Unknown.

iv. Alpherd Alexander Michael, b. 9 Apr 1851; d. Unknown.

v. John Simeon Michael, b. 24 Mar 1857, Guilford Co., NC.; d. 1 Sep 1871.

8. vi. William M. Michael, b. 31 Jul 1861; d. 22 Aug 1941.


5. BARNEY3 MICHAEL (ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 16 Feb 1820 in Orange County, NC, and died 24 Nov 1863 in Gordonsville, VA. He married BARBARA COBB 3 Jan 1842 in Guilford Co., NC, daughter of HENERICH KOPP and ESTHER MAY. She was born 12 Nov 1817 in Orange County, NC, and died 10 Jan 1901 in Davidson Co., NC.


Frieden Lutheran Church, Guilford Co., NC records show Barney Michael & wife are removed from church membership in March, 1854. Records show child being baptized in Friedens in July 1857. Barney Michel and wife are listed in census of 1850 & 1860 in Alamance Co., NC. Graham district. He served in Civil War in Company "H" 48 NC Infantry Regiment. Company H was raised in Davidson Co. in 1862. It was mustered at Camp Mangun near Raleigh on April 22, 1862. John Henry Michael was the company Captain from March 13, 1862 till wounded at Kings School House June 25, 1862. The 48th. lost 52 men in the fighting. These battles know as part of the Seven Days' Campaign, saw the heaviest Confederate casualties and involved most NC soldiers then in service. Thirty five Tarheel infantry regiments and one infantry battalion, together comprising of one fourth of the infantry of the Army of Northern Virginia, participated. The greatest loses were the 48th. John Franklin Heitman was Captain February 10, 1863. John Heitman acted gallantly at Bristoe Station October 14, 1863. US Archives records in Washington indicate the following: Company "H" left Fredricksburg January 3, 1863 for Petersburg. Left by railway for Goldsboro. Spent March & April in Wilmington, NC and Bellowsville area. Records indicate there was a battle in Skeet, NC with 28 CSA men wounded. May & June: Left May first from Wilmington for Goldsboro by rail and then marched to Kinston on May 16th. Notes mention Gum Swamp area. New Bern area is also mentioned. They left by rail from Kinston to Richmond on June 7th. They were back in the Richmond, Va. area in mid June. Last records for June indicated they moved from Richmond to Hanover Junction on the 12th. Then back to Richmond and then to Seven Pines area on the June 23rd. Records indicate part of Division engaged enemy on 28th. "Our brigade did not become engaged, moved back to left of lines where they stayed till end of month". This area is northwest of Richmond which is toward Gordsonsville. The first of May of 1863, was Battle of Chancellorsville. This action may have been what caused the movement of Company "H" back toward Richmond. June of 1863 saw 5 small battles in Virginia. Middleton, Winchester, Martinsburg, Aldie, Upperville. Total CSA killed 878, 244 wounded & 60 missing. The Battle of Gettysburg was in July of 1863. Gettysburg saw CSA killed 3,500 & 14,500 wounded & 13,651 missing or captured. Battle in Rapidan, Va. was only 19 miles north of Gordonsville in October of 1863. Battle in Jefferson, Va. 48 miles toward Richmond from Gordonsville was fought in October. November of 1863 saw Battle in Rappahonock, Va. CSA killed was 11 & 98 wounded. I have not found any records as to where Barney was wounded. Many small battles took place in the triangle between Manassas, Richmond and Charlottesville. Most battles that took place in northern Virginia saw the wounded being moved back south via the railroad. Battle of Bristoe Station was on October 14, 1863. Gordonsville was an extremely vital railroad cross-roads south of Manassas. Many attempts were made by Federal troops to capture Gordonsville. They never succeeded. There was an important Confederate hospital there. The name before the war was The Exchange Hotel. On the World Wide Web ... The southern forces took over the Exchange Hotel and turned it into "The General Receiving Hospital". (Also known as the Charity Hospital). In 1864, 23,000 were treated and in June along 6,000 treated. By the war's end, 70,000 men had been treated. 700 men were buried nearby, and were moved later to a mass grave area just 1/2 mile outside town in the Maplewood Cemetery. Barney died of pneumonia in the Receiving Hospital in November of 1863. Just for your interest, General Stonewall Jackson was wounded in the summer of 1863 by one of his own men, had to have his arm amputated and died short time later of pneumonia. When visiting the Hospital at Gordonsville, we were told that many men wounded died of complications, not the original wound.


General Robert E. Lee, CSA commanding

III Army Corps Lt. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill

Heth's Division Maj. Gen. Henry Heth

Cooke's Brigade Brig. Gen. John R. Cooke

48th. NC (Barney Michael's Regiment / He was already deceased at Gordonsville 11/63)


Barney Michael's unit participated in battles listed below: The 48th. fought in the following battles:

Bristoe Station (October 14, 1863)

Cooke's Brigade lost 700 men and 33 officers at Bristoe Station


Below is A.P. Hill's report of battle at Bristoe Station.

OCTOBER 9-22, 1863--The Bristoe, Virginia, Campaign.

No. 102. --Report of Lieut. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill, C. S. Army, commanding Third Army Corps.



COLONEL: I have the honor to state that on the morning of the 14th instant I left my camp, 1 mile distant from Warrenton, on the Amissville turnpike, at 5 a.m., and in obedience to orders from the general commanding took the Warrenton and Alexandria turnpike until reaching Broad Run Church, then took the road by Greenwich and on to Bristoe Station, the division of Major-General Anderson leading.

Upon arriving at Broad Run Church, information reached me from various sources that the enemy were moving by a road leading from Greenwich to the Warrenton and Alexandria pike and coming into it a mile below Buckland. The rumbling of wagons, which could be distinctly heard, led me to place reliance on these reports. General Anderson was directed to take his division down the turnpike toward Buckland, and, if possible, to strike this column at the point where it came into the pike. If nothing could be accomplished, then to turn off and rejoin me at Greenwich.

In the meantime I moved on the road to Greenwich with Heth's and Wilcox's divisions, leaving one battery and Scales' brigade at Buckland to guard the train which had been directed to halt there.

General Anderson, in the execution of my orders, found the force referred to to be of cavalry, that it had already disappeared, and that Maj. Gen. Fitz. Lee had come up with his cavalry on my left flank. Colonel Rosser, of his advance, having skirmished with the enemy and driven them back, rejoined me at Greenwich, following Heth's division. From this point to Bristoe we followed close upon the rear of the Third Corps, picking up about 150 stragglers. Upon reaching the hills this side of Broad Run, and overlooking the plain on the north side, the Third Corps was discovered resting, a portion of it just commencing the march toward Manassas. I determined that no time must be lost, and hurried up Heth's division, forming it in line of battle along the crest of the hills and parallel to Broad Run. Poague's battalion was brought to the front and directed to open on the enemy. They were evidently taken completely by surprise, and retired in the utmost confusion. Seeing this, General Heth was directed to advance his line until reaching the run, and then to move by the left flank, cross at the ford, and press the enemy. This order was being promptly obeyed when I perceived the enemy's skirmishers making their appearance on this side of Broad Run, and on the right and rear of Heth's division. Word was sent to General Cooke, commanding the right brigade of Heth's division, to look out for his right flank, and he very promptly changed front of one of his regiments and drove the enemy back.

In the meantime I sent back to General Anderson to send McIntosh's battalion to the front, and to take two brigades to the position threatened and protect the right flank of Heth. The head of Anderson's column appearing, Heth was now ordered to advance again and carry out the original order. Davis' brigade, of Heth's division, had been detached as a support to Poague's battalion. The three brigades (Cooke's, Kirkland's, and Walker's) advanced in beautiful order and quite steadily. Cooke's brigade, upon reaching the crest of the hill in their front, came within full view of the enemy's line of battle behind the railroad embankment (the Second Corps), and of whose presence I was unaware.

The position was an exceedingly strong one, and covered by the direct and enfilading fire of batteries on the rising ground in rear. A portion of Cooke's brigade became hotly engaged, and of course it became impossible to execute his original order to move by the left flank. Kirkland, finding Cooke engaged, also swung around his left and gallantly charged to Cooke's assistance. McIntosh's battalion had before this been ordered by me to take a position overlooking the railroad and station, and in rear of Cooke's left. Poague's battalion was ordered to take another position and open fire on the battery which was enfilading Kirkland's line. This was not done as quickly as I expected, and Kirkland's line was exposed to a very deliberate and destructive fire; nevertheless, it continued to advance and gained the railroad, clearing it for a time of the enemy. About this time Generals Cooke and Kirkland were both wounded, and their fall at this critical moment had a serious influence upon the fortunes of the combat. Their men were unable to stand the heavy fire which was poured upon them and commenced falling back (the three right regiments of Cooke's brigade) in good order.

Walker had crossed Broad Run in pursuance of the original order. Anderson had been sent to the right to look out for the threatened right flank, and no support was immediately available, Wilcox's division not having vet come up. The infantry falling back, the left of Cooke's brigade passed through McIntosh's guns, and the enemy pressing on the guns, five in number were immediately seized, and run down the hill under protection of the enemy's artillery and line of battle. General Walker, upon being informed of the perilous condition of the guns, immediately sent forward a regiment and drove off the enemy, but the guns had disappeared. Dark came upon us before new dispositions could be made to attack, and during the night the enemy retreated.

Brigadier-General Posey was seriously wounded by a shell in the early part of the action.

In conclusion, I am convinced that I made the attack too hastily, and at the same time that a delay of half an hour, and there would have been no enemy to attack. In that event I believe I should equally have blamed myself for not attacking at once.

I inclose my official report of killed, wounded, and missing.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. P. HILL, Lieutenant-General, Commanding Third Corps.


9. i. William Rankin4 Michael, b. 9 Jul 1843, Alamance County, NC; d. 9 Apr 1936, Davidson Co., NC.

ii. Sarah Elizabeth Michael, b. 25 Oct 1844; d. Unknown; m. Benjamin Myers; b. Unknown; d. Unknown.

iii. John Henry Michael, b. 25 Mar 1846; d. 3 Mar 1900; m. Margaret Koontz; b. 2 Jun 1849; d. 22 Jun 1909.

10. iv. Daniel Monroe Michael, b. 22 Nov 1848; d. 17 Dec 1942, Lexington, NC.

v. Elizabeth Jane Michael, b. 25 Sep 1854; d. 6 May 1953, Davidson Co., NC; m. David Cicera Sink, 9 Nov 1876; d. Unknown.

Notes for Elizabeth Jane Michael:

Witness at Elizabeth's wedding was Daniel Monroe Michael.

vi. Mary Ann Michael, b. 24 Jul 1857, Guilford Co., NC.; d. 1936, Davidson Co., NC; m. William S. Lopp; b. Unknown; d. Unknown.


6. LEONHARD3 MICHAEL (ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 18 Oct 1821 in Orange County, NC, and died Unknown. He married CATHARINE STALEY 12 Jun 1848 in Orange County, NC. She died Unknown.


i. Mary A.4 Michael, d. Unknown.

ii. Nancy Michael, d. Unknown.

iii. Peter W. Michael, b. 20 Dec 1857, Guilford Co., NC.; d. Unknown.

iv. Levi Jacob Michael, b. 29 Mar 1849; d. Unknown.

v. Polly Michael, b. 19 Nov 1850; d. Unknown.

vi. Sarah M. Michael, d. Unknown.

vii. William R. Michael, d. Unknown.

viii. Walter M. Michael, d. Unknown.

ix. Dasey C. Michael, d. Unknown.


7. JACOB3 MICHAEL (ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 22 Oct 1825 in Orange County, Graham, NC, and died 27 May 1906 in Tyro, NC. He married REBECCA JANE LONG 1855. She was born 27 Feb 1829 in Orange County, Graham, NC, and died 7 Aug 1906 in Lexington, NC.


i. David William4 Michael, b. 18 Dec 1857, Alamance County, NC; d. 12 Dec 1921, Tacoma Washington; m. Laura A. Gorsett; b. 19 Feb 1892; d. 13 Sep 1894, Troutman, NC.


Generation No. 4

8. WILLIAM M.4 MICHAEL (AARON3, ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 31 Jul 1861, and died 22 Aug 1941. He married MARTHA C. HUFFINES. She was born 9 Sep 1860, and died 6 Sep 1929.


i. Luellar B.5 Michael, b. 25 Jan 1885; d. 28 Mar 1974; m. Marvin B. Madren; b. 2 Aug 1888; d. 20 Sep 1936.

11. ii. Elza Rankin Michael, b. 5 Apr 1888; d. 18 Feb 1957, Alamance County, NC.

iii. Lizzie Michael, b. Apr 1888; d. Unknown.

iv. Lemuel Michael, b. Sep 1891; d. Unknown.


9. WILLIAM RANKIN4 MICHAEL (BARNEY3, ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 9 Jul 1843 in Alamance County, NC, and died 9 Apr 1936 in Davidson Co., NC. He married PAULINE J. HENDRICK 13 Sep 1865. She was born 15 Feb 1845, and died 7 Feb 1920.


William Michael enlisted in Salisbury on 17 July 1862 for military service in Civil War. Company A 57th. NC. Served with Capt. William Howard, Prison Guards. He was wounded in action in Fredricksburg, Va. 4 May 1863. In hospital Aug. 1863. October 19th. at home on surgeons cirtificate. Present on muster call March & April 1864. Captured near Fredericksburg on 11 July 1864. Sent to Elmira, NY on 23 July 1864. Transferred for exchange 14 March 1865. M-270 Roll #530


12. i. Calvin Luther5 Michael, b. 4 Aug 1866; d. 1 Dec 1955.


10. DANIEL MONROE4 MICHAEL (BARNEY3, ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 22 Nov 1848, and died 17 Dec 1942 in Lexington, NC. He married CORNELIA FOSTINE SINK 21 May 1871 in Davidson Co., NC, daughter of JOSEPH SINK and MARY HEDRICK. She was born 29 Sep 1852, and died 26 Nov 1925 in Lexington, NC.


i. John D.5 Michael, b. 2 Feb 1866; d. 28 Mar 1895, Davidson Co., NC.

ii. Mary Eldora Michael, b. 28 Sep 1874; d. 20 Oct 1957, Pilgrim UCC Cem..

iii. Addie L. Michael, b. May 1877; d. 1 Jul 1904, Ebernezer Meth. Cem..

iv. Willie Henry Michael, b. 30 Jul 1879; d. 5 Aug 1902, Davidson Co., NC.

v. Ida Mae Michael, b. 25 Sep 1882; d. 17 Nov 1925, Lexington, NC.

vi. Infant Michael, b. 28 Nov 1885; d. 28 Nov 1885, Davidson Co., NC.

vii. Joseph Earl Michael Sr., b. 24 Nov 1886; d. Unknown, Sarasota, Fl..

13. viii. Effie Estella Michael, b. 14 Oct 1889, Lexington, NC; d. 4 Nov 1988, Concord, NC.

ix. Hattie Rea Michael, b. 3 Apr 1892; d. 1966.


Generation No. 5

11. ELZA RANKIN5 MICHAEL (WILLIAM M.4, AARON3, ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 5 Apr 1888, and died 18 Feb 1957 in Alamance County, NC. He married OLA BLANCHE WATKINS. She was born 8 Dec 1897, and died 17 Nov 1965 in Alamance County, NC.

Children of ELZA MICHAEL and OLA WATKINS are:

i. Mozelle6 Michael, b. Private.

ii. Ruby Lona Michael, b. 28 Sep 1917; d. 13 Sep 1966; m. (1) Robert Flynn, Private; b. Private; m. (2) Albert McKeithan, Private; b. Private.

iii. Glenn Eugene Michael, d. 22 May 2000, Gibsonville, NC; m. Helen Greeson, Private; b. Private.

iv. Hazel Michael, b. Private.

v. Ava Michael, b. Private.

vi. Edna Michael, b. Private.

vii. Nancy Michael, b. Private.

viii. Lonnie Michael, b. Private.

ix. Thomas Michael, b. Private.


12. CALVIN LUTHER5 MICHAEL (WILLIAM RANKIN4, BARNEY3, ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 4 Aug 1866, and died 1 Dec 1955. He married ELLEN DRUZILLA SWICEGOOD 14 Nov 1889. She was born 9 Sep 1872, and died 25 Oct 1960.


i. Henry Grady6 Michael, b. 19 Sep 1891; d. 21 Jan 1979; m. Beulah Thomas Shoaf, 8 Nov 1919; b. 6 Nov 1902; d. 8 Sep 1955.

ii. Howard McCoy Michael, b. Private; m. Mildred Catherine Frank, Private; b. Private.


13. EFFIE ESTELLA5 MICHAEL (DANIEL MONROE4, BARNEY3, ELIZABETH2 WAGGONER, PETER1) was born 14 Oct 1889 in Lexington, NC, and died 4 Nov 1988 in Concord, NC. She married LOUIS ALLEN PATTERSON SR. 5 Mar 1911, son of JOHN PATTERSON and MARY PROPST. He was born 28 Sep 1882 in Concord, NC, and died 2 Apr 1962 in Concord, NC.

Children of EFFIE MICHAEL and LOUIS SR. are:

i. Louis Allen Patterson6 Jr., b. 24 Dec 1911, Lexington, NC; d. 6 Mar 1991, Concord, NC; m. Nan Lee Justice, Private; b. Private.

Notes for Louis Allen Patterson Jr.:

Louis Patterson entered the Army in April 1943. His service was at Camp Barkley, Texas. He left service in July 1943 due to medical problems.

ii. John William Patterson Sr., b. 3 Sep 1914, Concord, NC; d. 22 Jul 1995, Salisbury, NC; m. Ruth Rufty, Private; b. Private.

Notes for John William Patterson Sr.:

John Patterson was unable to serve in the military due to medical problems. He did work Wright's Automatic Machine Shop, Durham, NC. They built bomb sights for military aircraft.

Family history at:

iii. Frank Earl Patterson Sr., b. 28 Dec 1918, Concord, NC; d. 28 Nov 2002, Concord, NC; m. Ruth Mann, Private; b. Private.

Notes for Frank Earl Patterson Sr.:

Frank Patterson entered the Army in January 1941. Company E, 30th. Division, 119 Infantry. His unit left Boston and landed in South Hampton, England. They visited France, Belgium, Netherlands & Germany. Were in 5 major battles including the Battle of the Bulge. He left service in September 1945.

iv. Dorothy Cornelia Patterson, b. Private; m. George Bagby Brandon Jr., Private; b. 29 Jun 1922, Kannapolis, NC; d. 30 Jun 2001, Salisbury, NC.

Notes for George Bagby Brandon Jr.:

George Brandon entered the Army Air Corp. in March 1943. 93rd. Heavy bomb group. Squad 335 flying B-24's for General Doolittle. Flew 11 missions and shot down on June 11, 1944. He was a navigator. His unit flew to England via Labrador, Iceland and then England. They flew missions all over Europe. He was shot down and spent time in POW camp "Stalag Luft #3 in Sagan, Poland". When Russians got to close they were moved to Moosburg, S. Germany. "Stalag 7A". He left service in September 1945. Returned back to USA at Boston.

v. Mary Lillian Patterson, b. Private; m. James Russell Shropshire Sr., Private; b. Private.

vi. Mildred Ann Patterson, b. Private; m. Boyd Archie Biggers, Private; b. Private.


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