Thomas Williams McFate

3 September 1833–31 March 1906 (Age 72)
Mahoning Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Williams

When Thomas Williams McFate was born on 3 September 1833, in Mahoning Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James McLean McFate, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Williams, was 32. He married Sara Frances Dorrity on 10 March 1853. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 31 March 1906, in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Williams McFate
Sara Frances Dorrity
Marriage: 10 March 1853
Thomas William McFate Jr
Charles Smiley McFate
Mary Ellen McFate
Albert Edwin McFate
Lulu Frances McFate
James Oscar Mcfate
Laura Rowena Mc Fate
John Horace McFate
Elizabeth Diana McFate
Lewis Dennis McFate

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  • Marriage
    10 March 1853
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phaid, a patronymicfrom a pet form of the Gaelic form of the personal name Patrick .

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Thomas McFate in entry for Thomas William McFate, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • 1900 - Thomas Mcfate, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Wm Mcfate in entry for Mary Ellen Fawcett, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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