Robert Cathcart

18 November 1673–21 March 1718 (Age 44)
Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Cathcart was born on 18 November 1673, in Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Cathcart, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Mitchell, was 40. He married Phebe Coleman about 1691, in Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 21 March 1718, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Cathcart
1673–1718
Phebe Coleman
1674–1739
Marriage: about 1691
Mary Cathcart
1690–1735
Jane Cathcart
1697–1750
Joseph Cathcart
1705–1739
Thomas Cathcart
1692–1730
Robert CATHCART
1695–1730
Jane or Jean Cathcart
1697–1730
Gershom Cathcart
1698–1792
Phebe Cathcart
1700–
Miriam Cathcart
1701–1790
Hugh Cathcart
1703–1790
Abigail Cathcart
1707–
Susannah Cathcart
1709–1790

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1691
Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Cathcart near Glasgow.

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Story of Robert Gershom Cathcart

In his book about The History of Martha's Vineyard, Dr. Charles Banks claims that Robert Gershom Cathcart arrived in Martha's Vineyard still carrying a bullet in his body from clan warfare in his nati …

Sources (1)

  • Robert Cathcart, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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