Nancy Harriett Cate

2 February 1829–19 July 1901 (Age 72)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Harriett

When Nancy Harriett Cate was born on 2 February 1829, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Elisha Porter Cate, was 33 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Newman, was 28. She married Shadrach Manard on 15 June 1865, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Jefferson, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 19 July 1901, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Shadrach Manard
Nancy Harriett Cate
Marriage: 15 June 1865
John Nelson Manard
Noah E. Maynard

Spouse and Children

15 June 1865
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Elisha Porter Cate


    Mary Elizabeth Newman




    Allen Fitzgerald Cate


    Sarah Adeline Cate


    Mary Catherine Cate


    Eliza Jane Cate



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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 6

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 33

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

1 English: unexplained.2 Possibly from one of the many variants of Dutch kat ‘cat’. See also Kath , Catt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Cate in household of Elisha Cate, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy H Maynard in household of Shadrick Maynard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy H Maynard in household of Shadriach Maynard, "United States Census, 1880"

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