Lieutenant Elisha Tate

Male1 February 1824–25 April 1912

Brief Life History of Elisha

When Lieutenant Elisha Tate was born on 1 February 1824, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Davidson Tate, was 21 and his mother, Dorcas Myers, was 29. He married Frances Matilda Wood on 2 April 1850, in Grundy, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 6, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 25 April 1912, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Condra Cemetery, Condra, Marion, Tennessee, United States.

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Lieutenant Elisha Tate
Frances Matilda Wood
Marriage: 2 April 1850
Jazeal Tate
Mary L Tate
Jazial Tate
Lucinda Tate
Snow Tate
Sarah J. Tate
Martha Eudora Tate
Amanda Caroline Tate
Lenora Leander Tate
Manda C Tate

Sources (14)

  • Elisha Tate, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elisha Tate, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elisha Tate, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1850Grundy, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 11

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 38

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern):

    from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Tate (Old English Tāta, from tāt ‘happy’).

    usually a variant of Tait .

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

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