Details for Dr. Adolphus Leander Patten

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507013453


Marker Number 13453
Atlas Number 5507013453
Marker Title Dr. Adolphus Leander Patten
Index Entry Patten, Dr. Adolphus Leander
Address S Pacific St, McDaniels St
City Mineola
County Wood
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 266212
UTM Northing 3615746
Subject Codes medical topics and health professionals
Marker Year 2006
Marker Location In Mineola City Cemetery
Marker Size Grave medallion and interpretive plaque
Marker Text (1823-1900) Adolphus Patten was born in North Carolina to Elijah and Nancy Watson Patten. He opened a medical practice in Rome, Georgia, where he married Emeline Eliza Trout in 1846. In 1854, they set out with family members to California via Texas but settled in Quitman instead. Patten worked as a physician, and he was active in civic affairs and as a Mason. During the Civil War, he served as surgeon with the 22nd Texas Regiment. The family moved to Mineola in the 1870s, and Patten continued practicing medicine. Recorded - 2006

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