Ephriam Estridge Cates , Jr.

14 August 1810–15 September 1875 (Age 65)
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ephriam Estridge

When Ephriam Estridge Cates , Jr. was born on 14 August 1810, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, Ephriam Estridge Cates Sr., was 28 and his mother, Rebecca Lindsey, was 0. He married Nancy Stroud Cates about 1830. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Coffee, Tennessee, United States in 1840 and Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 15 September 1875, in Wayne, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Wayne, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephriam Estridge Cates , Jr.
Nancy Stroud Cates
Marriage: about 1830
Benjamin F. Cates
William M Cates
Hannah S Cates
Martha Rebecca Cates
Ardena Estridge Cates
Andrew Clinton Cates
Lorenzo Estridge Cates
Winfield Duane Cates

Spouse and Children

about 1830


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 2

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ephraim Kate, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Ephraim E Cates, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ephraim E Cates in household of Abel Kirkendall, "United States Census, 1850"

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