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