Daughter of a Confederate soldier, E.D. Patterson, who later became a judge.
Daughter of Confederate soldier 'E. D. Patterson' who served in Co. D, 9th Alabama Inf.
Miss Patterson was also asked by novelist William Faulkner to play the elderly female lead in the movie made of his book, "Intruder In the Dust."
Selected by writer Booth Tarkington personally to perform in his Broadway production of "The Intimate Strangers" in 1921.