Samuel Cate

Male1735–about 1803

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Cate was christened in 1735, in Greenland Station, Greenland, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, his father, William Cate, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Sherburne, was 39. He had at least 4 sons with Molly Ayers. He died about 1803, in New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 69.

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Samuel Cate
Molly Ayers
John Cate
Eliphalet Cate
James Cate
Samuel Cate

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  • Samuel Cate, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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Children (4)

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


New Hampshire is 9th state.

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.

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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