Rachel Cato

about 1786–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rachel

Rachel Cato was born about 1786, in North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Henry Cato and Polly Ladd.

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Henry Cato
Polly Ladd
Burrell Cato
Needham Catoe
Rhonda Cato
Jesse Cato
Richard Cato Sr.
Rachel Cato
Vincent Cato
William Henry Cato
Hester Cato
Louis Cato

Parents and Siblings


    Polly Ladd




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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
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.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 3

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

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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