Born in California on October 14, 1866. Stella was the wife of James B. Patterson. An author, she painted as a hobby. Most of her life was spent in Trinity and Humboldt counties. She died in Shasta, CA on December 23, 1955. Exhibited: Panama Pacific International Exposition, 1916.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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