Louis Cato

Male16 June 1786–31 March 1839

Brief Life History of Louis

When Louis Cato was born on 16 June 1786, in Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Cato, was 46 and his mother, Tabitha Massey, was 57. He married Sarah McGee about 1805, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wayne, Missouri, United States in 1830. He died on 31 March 1839, in Greenbrier, Bollinger, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Greenbrier, Bollinger, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Cato
Sarah McGee
Marriage: about 1805
Tabitha Atamisia Cato
Wiley C. Cato
Elizabeth Cato
Chapman Cato
Grandison Cato
Louisa Cato

Sources (2)

  • Louis Cato, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Louis Cato, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1805South Carolina, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    Age 1

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

    Age 2

    On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.


    Age 17

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: variant of Catoe .

    Swedish: perhaps a soldier's name, bestowed with reference to Cato, the Roman statesman.

    Bosniak, Serbian, and Croatian (Ćato, in Bosnia and Herzegovina also Čato): occupational name from Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian ćato ‘scribe, clerk’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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