Major Billoat Tate

1844–15 April 1862 (Age 18)
Warren, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Major Billoat

When Major Billoat Tate was born in 1844, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, his father, Major Brown Tate, was 25 and his mother, Missouri W Tate, was 22. He married ?. He lived in Spring River Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 15 April 1862, at the age of 18.

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Age 2

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

Age 2

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Age 16

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Tāta, possibly a short form of various compound names with the obscure first element tāt, or else a nursery formation. This surname is common and widespread in Britain; the chief area of concentration is northeastern England, followed by northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Brown Tate in household of M B Tate, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Belote V Tate in household of M B Tate, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Brown Tate - Government record: birth-name: Be;pte V Tate

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