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John Pattison was born Sept. 10, 1815, in the parish of Stepleton, Cumberland Co., England, and is the son of Thomas and Jane Pattison. He landed in New York, June 27, 1846, and located in Genesee Co., N. Y., and five years after returned to England and spent nine months. Coming back to America, he bought 160 acres on sec. 11, Caledonia tp. He pursued agriculture here 27 years, and in 1879 bought 80 acres on sec. 35, Cascade. His real estate includes 80 acres of the original purchase in Caledonia, and 103 acres adjoining. He was married Jan. 14, 1879, to Sarah A., widow of Lewis Larue, and daughter of Thomas and Mary (Webster) Cook, both natives of New York. They have two children, Joh Thomas, born. Oct. 7, 1879, and Frank L., Feb. 23, 1881. Mr. Pattison is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and is a National in politics.

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