Robert Cates

26 May 1753–22 September 1820 (Age 67)
South Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Cates was born on 26 May 1753, in South Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas R Cates, was 23 and his mother, Frances Elizabeth Fussell, was 17. He married Sarah Sykes in 1775, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 22 September 1820, in Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Cates
1753–1820
Sarah Ann Sykes
1760–1820
Marriage: 1780
William Cates
1777–1831
Aaron Cates
1790–
Mary Cates
1778–1880
Allen Cates
1780–
Asa Cates
1782–1850
Jehu Cates
1786–1828
Alan Dawson Cates
1786–
Robert Cate
1789–1879
Mary Cates
1790–1790
John Sykes Cates
1791–1852
Robert Mobley Cates
1798–
Elizabeth Cates
1799–1870
Nancy Cates
1800–1806

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1780Orange, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 23
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island
    Age 23
    On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 35
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 6809;2007: 13806; 2010: 18190)English (Middlesex and Surrey): from the Middle English reflex of the Old Norse male personal name Káti, Kati, Kate (from kátr ‘merry’), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s (Kate was not in use as a pet form of Catherine during the Middle Ages). See also Kates .Americanized form of German Katz . See also Kates .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kates
    Caton

    Story Highlight

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    Pension application of Robert Cate (Cote) W3769 Sarah fn35NC Transcribed by Will Graves 11/9/10 [Methodology: Spelling, punctuation and/or grammar have been corrected in some instances for ease of rea …

    Sources (4)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Cates - Published information: birth-name: Robert Cates
    • 1820 United States Federal Census
    • Robert Cates, "Find A Grave Index" *** Find-a-grave is NOT an authoritative source; it can be created by anyone without any documentation to substantiate its claims.

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