Patterson, Edward

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:
Name Variations:
Other SPOW Associations:
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Published: 19 Sep 2018
Updated: 04 Mar 2020
Researchers: Andrew Millard and Teresa Rust.
Editor: Teresa Rust

According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 254, Edward is categorized as:

Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Patterson, Edward. Residences: Oyster River NH, ?New Haven CT. Appears: 1657. D.?1669. Appears at same time as Scots in Oyster River, but not unambiguously Scottish. [Exiles; DR]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.

First Generation in the New World

1. EDWARD¹ PATTERSON, was born, possibly in Scotland.

Biographical Notes:
There is an “Ed Patterson” in residence at Cochechae in the Dover Town Records for 21 Jul 1657/8. 1 On the same page are listed about a dozen more SPOW men.


New England Marriages to 1700. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.
  1. Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.) []