Susan Frances Pierce Patterson, the daughter of Albert Edward and Sarah Frances Jarvis Pierce, was a native of Oklahoma. Mrs. Patterson received her B.S. in Medical Technology from the University of Tulsa. She was married to Mr. Louis Winfield Patterson and had three children Steven Thomas, David Edward (deceased), and Reynolds West Patterson, and four grandchildren.


  • National Gavel Society (Treasurer)
  • Order of First Families of Virginia (Registrar)
  • Order of the Crown in America (Chaplain)
  • National Society Americans of Royal Descent
  • National Society Daughters of the Barons of Runnemede (Honorary President)
  • Order of the Merovingian Dynasty (Founder Member)
  • Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry (First Vice President)
  • Colonial Dames of America (former President of Chapter XII)
  • National Society Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century, Inc. (Honorary President General)
  • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (Honorary State Regent)
  • Dames of Colonial Cavaliers 1640-1660
  • National Society Daughters of American Colonists (Honorary National President)
  • Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
  • Order of Three Crusades 1096-1192
  • Military Order of the Crusades
  • National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims (National Chairman of the Bylaws Committee)
  • Society of the Descendants of the Colonial Clergy
  • Order of Descendants of Colonial Physicians and Chirurgiens
  • National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars (National Parliamentarian)
  • United States Daughters of the War of 1812 (Second Vice President)
  • National Society of New England Women (Director General; Organized the Oklahoma Colony)
  • Hereditary Order Descendants Loyalists & Patriots American Revolution
  • First Families of the Twin Territories
  • Hereditary Order of the First Families of Massachusetts
  • Flagon & Trencher: Descendants of Colonial Tavern Keepers
  • National Society Old Plymouth Colony Descendants
  • Plymouth Hereditary Society
  • Friends of Saint George (Descendant Member)
  • Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia (Associate)

Listed In

  • The Hereditary Register of the United States of America, 1983 and prior

Other Notes

Mrs. Patterson was a member Delta Delta Delta and the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, and the Clopton Family Association. She was also member of the United Methodist Church in Dallas, where she was involved extensively with church activities over the years, including choir, teaching Sunday School, and with the United Methodist Women. Mrs. Patterson was also a Kentucky Colonel. She enjoyed genealogy, needlepoint and reading.