Pearl Pate

15 March 1879–24 September 1954 (Age 75)
Marlboro, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Pearl

When Pearl Pate was born on 15 March 1879, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, her father, Horatio Calhoun Pate, was 26 and her mother, Ida Shirley, was 21. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Samuel Usher. She lived in Dillon, South Carolina, United States in 1935 and Manning Township, Dillon, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 24 September 1954, in Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Dillon, Dillon, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Usher
Pearl Pate
Lizzie Mae Usher
John C Usher
Marion Usher
Minnie Usher
Mildred Usher
Sam Usher
James Usher
Sarah L Usher
Christine Usher

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Usher





+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Horatio Calhoun Pate


    Ida Shirley




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the personal name Pat(t), Pate, a short form of Patrick .2 English and Scottish: nickname for a man with a bald head, from Middle English pate ‘head’, ‘skull’.3 French (Paté): from Old French pat(t)é ‘with paws’, ‘pawed’ (from pat(t)e ‘paw’), a nickname, applied presumably to a man with large and clumsy hands and feet.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearle Usher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Usher in household of Sam Usher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Usher in household of Sam Usher, "United States Census, 1900"

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