William Cates

15 November 1827–26 October 1890 (Age 62)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of William

William Cates was born on 15 November 1827, in Tennessee, United States. He married Lavesta Jane Johns on 16 December 1848, in Meigs, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Gainsboro Township, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Franklin Township, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 26 October 1890, in Victor, Ravalli, Montana, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Victor, Ravalli, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Cates
1827–1890
Margaret Largent
1839–1923
Marriage: 3 January 1867
Missouri Isidora “Dora” Cates
1864–1940
Logan Cates
1868–1868
Anna Armenta Cates
1869–1870
Jessie Cates
1870–1948
Clinton Berier Cates
1871–1931
George Alfred W Cates
1875–1936
Frederick Cates
1877–1935
Mollie May Cates
1880–1955

Spouse and Children

    Male1827–1890Male

    Margaret Largent

    Female1839–1923Female

MARRIAGE
3 January 1867
Crawford, Missouri, United States
children

(8)

    Female1864–1940Female

    Logan Cates

    Male1868–1868Male

    Anna Armenta Cates

    Female1869–1870Female

    Male1870–1948Male

    Clinton Berier Cates

    Male1871–1931Male

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World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 2

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.
1846

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Old Norse byname Káti (from káti ‘boy’). (Kate was not in use as a pet form of Catherine during the Middle Ages.)2 Probably in some instances an Americanized spelling of German Goetz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Cotes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Cates, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Cote, "United States Census, 1850"

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