Samuel Cate

1735–about 1803
Greenland, Rockingham, N H

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Cate was christened in 1735, 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 68.

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

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World Events (4)

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

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

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