Mary Jane Cates

26 September 1851–18 May 1918 (Age 66)
Carter, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Cates was born on 26 September 1851, in Carter, Tennessee, United States, her father, Johnny Cates, was 51 and her mother, Seraphina Cates, was 24. She married DAVID ALLEN INGRAM on 2 December 1872, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tyronza Township, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died on 18 May 1918, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Gurdon, Clark, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

DAVID ALLEN INGRAM
1851–1914
Mary Jane Cates
1851–1918
Marriage: 2 December 1872
Julia Emaline Ingram
1873–1942
James Franklin Ingram
1875–1943
JOHN LESTER INGRAM
1877–1956
THOMAS INGRAM
1884–
Albert Ingram
1885–1950
ALLEN INGRAM
1886–
JAMES L. INGRAM
1888–1963

Spouse and Children

    DAVID ALLEN INGRAM

    Male1851–1914Male

    Female1851–1918Female

MARRIAGE
2 December 1872
Carter, Tennessee, United States
children

(7)

    Julia Emaline Ingram

    Female1873–1942Female

    James Franklin Ingram

    Male1875–1943Male

    JOHN LESTER INGRAM

    Male1877–1956Male

    THOMAS INGRAM

    Male1884–Male

    Albert Ingram

    Male1885–1950Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Temperance Ann Cates

    Female1848–1922Female

    William F. Cates

    Male1849–Male

    Female1851–1918Female

    Male1855–1943Male

    Julia A Cates

    Female1856–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 11

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Cates in household of Saraphina Cates, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Ingram in household of David Ingram, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jane Cates in household of Jerrey Cates, "United States Census, 1860"

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