Patterson, John E. (1804-1880)


Raleigh, North Carolina, USA


  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Oberlin, Ohio


  • Brickmaker
  • Brickmason
  • Plasterer

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John E. Patterson (1804-1880) was a prominent free brickmason of color who was active in North Carolina and Ohio; he was also the great-grandfather of famed writer Langston Hughes. For detailed information see the joined entry on him and his brother Henry J. Patterson (1805-1886).