William Peter Patterson (b. December 02, 1855, d. November 1940)
William Peter Patterson
William Peter Patterson (son of William Peter Patterson) was born December 02, 1855 in Tillbury, Canada, and died November 1940 in Muskegon, Michigan. He married Arvella Teasdale on Bet. 1882 - 1884 in Tillbury, Canada.
Notes for William Peter Patterson: William was born in Canada, and was the great-nephew of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte who was married to Jerome Bonaparte, brother to Emperor Napoleon I.
William had a sister Mary and a brother, John Harland in Canada.
More About William Peter Patterson: Naturalization: 1889, Michigan.
More About William Peter Patterson and Arvella Teasdale: Marriage: Bet. 1882 - 1884, Tillbury, Canada.
Marriage Notes for William Peter Patterson and Arvella Teasdale: When Arvella and William married, he adopted Henry Frank Beneau and John Beneau, who were very small at the time. They moved from Tillbury, Canada in 1884 to Muskegon, Michigan. Henry was five years old at that time.
Henry and John automatically became US citizens when William was naturalized in 1888 or 1889 in Muskegon.
William was a logger, owned a sawmill and built houses in Muskegon, Michigan. He later built a hotel at Houghton Lake ( could be Houghton Heights) in Michigan.
Children of William Peter Patterson and Arvella Teasdale are: