The Patrick origin goes back a long way. They descended from the Norseman/Vikings who settled in Normandy, Northern France and intermarried with the French woman. The Patrick's came to England with William the Conqueror in 1066 from Normandy, at the battle of Hastings.
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The Patricks immigrated from Scotland in the early 1700's. ROBERT PATRICK immigrated from Edinburgh, Scotland, he married Elizabeth in PA. ROBERT & ELIZABETH PATRICK had a son named JAMES PATRICK, James and his siblings may have playedwith George Washington when they were children, because George Washington's Uncle Lawrence was a neighbor of the Patrick family.
JAMES PATRICK became a scout for George Washington and was a soldier under George Washington at Braddock's defeat, James scouted eastern Kentucky while it was still part of Virginia. James Patrick received bounty lands in Tennesse and Kentucky for his services in the
Revolutionary War. He applied for a Rw pension from Floyd County, Kentucky, when he was 103 years old, he was 106 years old when he died, James signed for the RW pension so he was at least somewhat illetrate, James Patrick is known as the greatest soldier of the Patrick Family.
The Patrick's lived in Floyd County, Kentucky, which became a part of Magoffin County, when it was formed. James Patrick's son Hugh Patrick married Babara Bailey, the daughter of JosephBailey & Martha "Patsy" Brashears in Floyd County, 1809/12, depends on which book that you are looking at, Hugh Patrick died in Madison County, Arkansas in 1845.
The Brashears were French Hugenots who to Virginia in he 1630's from England, they had immigrated from France originally (where their name was Brasseur) to England and then to the Colonies, the Brashears were also involved in the American Revolution, James Patrick served four enlistments in the Revolution.
HUGH PATRICK married BARBARA BAILEY, the daughter of Joseph Bailey &
Martha "Patsy Brashears in Floyd County, 1809/ 1812, HUGH died in 1845
in Madison County, Arkansas, their children were;
MARY POLLY PATRICK born 1814 in Estill County, Kentucky, she married RICHARD H STUFFLEBEAM.
MARTHA "PATSY PATRICK born 1817 in Kentucky, she married James I. "ISOM" RITCHIE,
the son of Alexander Crockett Ritchie & SUSAN ELIZABETH GRIGSBY.
WILLIAM PATRICK born 1818 in Kentucky married CATHERINE TACKETT, William died 1892 in Madison County, Arkansas.
JAMES PATRICK born 1820 in Knott County, Kentucky, married ELIZABETH RITCHIE, the sister of ISOM RITCHIE.
PHOEBE PATRICK born in 1821 in Hammond's Gap, Perry County, Kentucky, married HIRAM RITCHIE, son of ALEXANDER CROCKETT RITCHIE & SUSAN ELIZABETH GRIGSBY, on April 18, 1834, by a Minister named E COMBS.
ELIZABETH PATRICK born 1822 in Knott County, Kentucky married JAMES TACKETT , 2nd marriage she married ROBERT REED.
NANCY PATRICK born 1823 in Kentucky married NICHOLAS RITCHIE in 1840, another son of ALEXANDER CROCKETT RITCHIE & SUSAN ELIZABETH GRIGSBY.
ANDREW JACKSON PATRICK born in 1831, he died Aug 20, 1902 at Catoosa, Indian Territory, ( now Tulsa, Oklahoma) he married NANCY WATKINS, she died in 1862 in Madison County, Arkansas, 2nd marriage, MARY B BRADBURN she died in 1925 in Catoosa, Andrew and Mary are buried in Catoosa, Oklahoma.
MEREDITH "MERIDY" PATRICK born 1841/1842, he married MARGARET GIBSON July 6, 1865 in Washington County, Arkansas, Margaret was born in 1849 in Arkansas, Meridith died at the home of his sister Elizabeth "Bettie" (Patrick) Tackett Reed, near Patrick, Arkansas, on March 27, 1910.
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