Nancy Cates

from 1820 to 1825–
Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Cates was born from 1820 to 1825, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, her father, Reuben Louis Cates, was 29 and her mother, Amanda Lavinia Wilkinson, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Louis Cates
1796–1866
Amanda Lavinia Wilkinson
1800–1867
Margaret St. Clair Cates
1820–
Martha Dickson Cates
1820–
Nancy Cates
1820–
Minerva J Cates
1830–1917
John Wilkinson Cates
1833–1916
Charles Theodore Cates
1840–1919
John Cardwell
1845–

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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 15

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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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