Person Sheet

Name: James Elvas Patton
Birth: 5-13-1894, Wellsville, KS
Death: 5-5-1946, Wadsworth, KS Age: 51
Burial: Wellsville, KS
Cause of Death: Cancer
Father: John Tweed Patton (1852-1942)
Mother: Elnora Jane Wasson (1861-1944)
Spouse 1: Elizabeth Neola Shannon
Birth: 4-18-1902, Wellsville, KS
Death: 8-30-1983 Age: 81
Burial: Wellsville, KS
Member of Order Of Eastern Star; American Legion Auxilary, Pleasant Valley Birthday Club
Father: Harry Austin Shannon (1874-1944)
Mother: Ella Irene Fiehler (1879-1968)
Marriage: 4-19-1920, Olathe, KS
Children: Yvonne Maree (1920-)
  Infant (Unnamed) (Stillborn) (1922-1922)
  Audrey Avis (Died as Infant) (1924-1924)
  Jerome Edwin (1926-1989)
  JoAnn (1928-)
  Wanda Jean (1930-2009)
  Keith Lyle (1932-1989)
  Lucky Lee (1934-1996)
  Rex Lynn (1936-)
Notes for James Elvas Patton
Private, U.S. Army, 329th Infantry, 83rd Division, World War I, served in Europe.

Oil field worker around Wellsville adn McLouth, Kansas.

Member of the Wellsville Methodist Church.
Notes for Elizabeth Neola (Spouse 1)
She attended Vespertine and Wellsville High School. After the death of James Elvas in 1946 Elizabeth raised four children as a single parent working for Wellsville’s Dr. Naylor as a housekeeper and caring for an ailing Mrs. Naylor. She was later employed at the Sunflower Ordnance Plant in DeSota, KS for 12 years.
Last Modified 3-17-2002 Created 5-14-2013 (null)