Rachel Cato

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Cato was born about 1786, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Cato, was 47 and her mother, Tabitha Massey, was 58.

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Henry Cato
Tabitha Massey
Burrell Cato
Jane Cato
Needham Cato
Rhonda Cato
Jesse Cato
Richard Cato Sr.
Rachel Cato
Ann Nancy Cato
Vincent Cato
William Henry Cato
Hester Cato
Louis Cato

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    World Events (3)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    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.

    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

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

    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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