: Photograph of the Patterson and Johnston families at the Patterson Homestead in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. A handwritten caption on the photograph indicates Mrs. Mary (John) Johnston as the woman standing closest to the tree. A typed caption on the reverse of an identical photograph reads "Scene at the old Patterson homestead, Dayton, Ohio, (commencing at the right) Mr. Frank Patterson, Jr., Dayton, Ohio, Miss Rachel Vance, Piqua, Ohio, Mrs. Mary John Johnston, Piqua, Ohio, Mrs. Margaret Kirk Ayers, Piqua, Ohio, Mr. Wm. B. Johnston, Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs. Julia Johnston Patterson, Dayton, Ohio, Mr. R. Patterson, Jr., Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. Margaret Kirk, Piqua, Ohio."
The Patterson Homestead was home to Colonel Robert Patterson, a Revolutionary War soldier who helped found Lexington, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Ohio. Industrialist John H. Patterson, founder of the National Cash Register company, was also raised and lived in the home. View on Ohio Memory.
: AV29_B01F10_002 Subjects
: Johnston, John, 1775-1861; Patterson, John Henry, 1844-1922; Historic houses; Families--Ohio; Ohio History--Settlement and Early Statehood Places
: Dayton (Ohio); Montgomery (Ohio);