Joseph S. Tate

Brief Life History of Joseph S.

When Joseph S. Tate was born on 5 October 1867, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, his father, Humphrey Pose Tate, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth A Guess, was 32. He married Flora A Layne on 11 August 1889, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Civil District 2, Grundy, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years and Grundy, Tennessee, United States in 1941. In 1900, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as in 1900 census, was a farm laborer.. He died on 9 October 1941, in Palmer, Grundy, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in White Cemetery, Palmer, Grundy, Tennessee, United States.

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Joseph S. Tate
Flora A Layne
Marriage: 11 August 1889
Mamie Lula Tate
Jessie Lester Tate
Myrtle Nina Tate
Robert Tate
Bessie Tate
Bessie Tate Anderson Martin
Ida Mae Tate
Claire Joseph Tate
Floyd Henry Tate
Gentress E. Tate

Sources (13)

  • Joseph Tate in household of Humphry Tate, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Toti, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Joseph Tate nel documento di Bessie Martin, “Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994”

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1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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