McAtee, James B 1

Birth Name McAtee, James B
Also Known As Patterson, James Karl
Gender male
Age at Death 61 years, 1 month, 20 days


David McRoberts broke his father-in-law (James B. McAtee) out of jail. (This is the reason for the alias of JAMES KARL PATTERSON.) He was accused of forging a check from his uncle who had not paid him for the horses he sold him. The key to the jail is still in possession of one of the McRoberts family members. See the full story <a href="">here</a>

1870 US Census Madison, Pike, Indiana
1880 US Census Madison, Pike, Indiana (as James B Mc Atee)
1890 -> prison break and flight to Kansas City
1895 KS State Census: Ten Mile, Miami, KS.
Jas Paterson 38 James & Belle "born in Ohio"
Belle Paterson 36
Ethel Paterson 13
Grace Paterson 10
1900 US Census Key West, Coffey, Kansas as Patterson!:
James H Patterson 44
Mary I Patterson 43
Olive G Patterson 15
1910 US Census KC, MO
A D Miner 30
Grace Miner 25
Carl Miner 10/12
James K Patterson 55
Bella Patterson 55

No record has his full middle name (just "B") but both his brother and grandfather were named Benjamin.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1857-02-01 Indiana, USA    
Death 1918-03-21 Kansas City, Jackson, MO   2a
Burial   Kansas City, Jackson, MO Elmwood Cemetery  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McAtee, Sylvester1832-03-05before 1910-04-00
Mother Patterson, Mary L (Louisa?)1839-02-251869-10-24
         McAtee, James B 1857-02-01 1918-03-21
    Brother     McAtee, Benjamin Franklin 1860-04-00 between 1905 and 1910
    Brother     McAtee, Ephraim E 1862-03-09 1880-03-01
    Sister     McAtee, Minnie E about 1865
    Brother     McAtee, Emory E 1866-11-11 1929-04-11


Family of McAtee, James B and Miley, Mary Isabelle

Married Wife Miley, Mary Isabelle ( * 1855-11-28 + 1932-08-22 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1874-07-19 Wabash, IL    

1880 - Madison township, Pike County, Indiana

Name Birth Date Death Date
McAtee, Carmen
McAtee, James
McAtee, Della
McAtee, Elizabeth Frances1876-07-061957-01-09
McAtee, Sylvester18781880
McAtee, Sallieafter 1880
McAtee, Ethel May18811969-11-13
McAtee, Olive Graceabout 18841969-12-23


Type Value Notes Sources
Paternal Haplogroup R1b1a2a1a1b4b
Attribute Note

A descendant of Patrick McAtee b.1652


Source References

  1. Ron McAtee: Whole McAtee Family website
  2. Missouri Death Certificates Online, 1910 – 1956
      • Citation:
        Death Cert:
        Address: 1607 Wabash, KC, MO
        Birthplace: IL
        Father: Silvester Patterson
        Mother: Mary Patto..n
        Cause of Death: Pneumonia (Contagious?)
        Informant: E T Smith ( Undertaker)