Louis Cato

16 June 1786–31 March 1839 (Age 52)
Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Louis

Louis Cato was born on 16 June 1786, in Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States as the son of Henry Cato. 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

Spouse and Children


    Sarah McGee


about 1805
South Carolina, United States


    Tabitha Atamisia Cato


    Wiley C. Cato


    Chapman Cato


    Grandison Cato


    Elizabeth Cato


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+5 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

1 Variant of Scottish Catto .2 Spanish and Catalan (Cató): possibly from a personal name taken with reference to the Roman republican statesman Cato.3 Swedish: perhaps a soldier's name, likewise bestowed with reference to Cato, the Roman statesman.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis Cato, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Louis Cato, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lewis Catoe, "South Carolina Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865"

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