John Adams PATTON (c.1810-?)
HOUSE, 30th General Assembly, 1853-55; representing Roane County; Whig. Born in Tennessee c. 1810; son of John Adams and Mary (KELSO) PATTON; exact date and place of birth and extent of schooling not determined. Married, date and place not indicated, to Letitia Moore EVERTT, daughter of Joseph and Agnes (GAINES) EVERTT; children--Sarah Everett, Susan Gaines, and Robert, who was born c.1835. Occupation, trader; proprietor, 1872, of Patton House, a hotel at Loudon, Loudon County. While still living in Roane County served as county register, 1844-48; clerk of circuit court, 1848-54; elected justice of peace, 1853. Member of local association of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, U.S.A. Date of death and place of burial not found.
Sources: Loudon Free Press, Nov. 18, 1853; Loudon Journal, July 20, 1872; Armstrong, Notable Southern Families, I, 94; Goodspeed, History of Roane County, 825; U.S. Census, 1860, Roane County.
From: Biographical Directory, Tennessee General Assembly, 1796-1969, Roane County, Tennessee State Library and Archives.