Don Franklin Tate

Brief Life History of Don Franklin

When Don Franklin Tate was born on 12 January 1888, in New Albany, Union, Mississippi, United States, his father, Zachary Hardin Tate, was 29 and his mother, Martha Lettia Wells, was 27. He married Odelia Goforth on 22 December 1909, in Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Wilson, Atoka, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Milburn, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 22 April 1963, in Tishomingo, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Enterprise Cemetery, Wapanucka, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Don Franklin Tate
1888–1963
Odelia Goforth
1888–1920
Marriage: 22 December 1909
Lorraine L Tate Ogden
1910–1998
Lorraine Tate
1910–1998
Zack Eli Tate
1912–1988
Juanita Flavel Tate
1914–1987
Don Veston Tate Sr
1916–1997
Lea Tate
1919–2002

Sources (38)

  • Don F Tate, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Don Franklin Tate - Government record: birth-name: Don Franklin Tate
  • Don Franklin Tate, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English (northern):

from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Tate (Old English Tāta, from tāt ‘happy’).

usually a variant of Tait .

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

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