|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
|Prisoner and List:|
|Other SPOW Associations:|
Published: 19 Sep 2018
Updated: 04 Mar 2020
Researchers: Andrew Millard and Teresa Rust.
Editor: Teresa Rust
IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
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.
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.
SOURCES and NOTES:
- Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.) https://www.americanancestors.org/DB522/i/21068/248/45649272