Nancy Harriett Cate

Brief Life History 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 Shadrack 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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Shadrack Manard
Nancy Harriett Cate
Marriage: 15 June 1865
John Nelson Manard
Noah Ernest Manard

Sources (10)

  • Nancy Cate in household of Elisha Cate, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Cate - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Nancy Cate
  • Nancy H Cate, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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

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

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

Dutch: habitational name from any of several small farms in the East Netherlands known as Ten Cate, from katerstede ‘small cottage for a peasant or a laborer’.

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

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