Gilbert Bonsom Pate

8 April 1874–17 September 1947 (Age 73)
Pickens, Alabama, United States

The Life of Gilbert Bonsom

When Gilbert Bonsom Pate was born on 8 April 1874, in Pickens, Alabama, United States, his father, Lewis Bowman Pate, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Carr, was 29. He married Frances Elizabeth "Lizzie" Windle in 1896, in Pickens, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bostic, Pickens, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 15 Speeds Mills, Pickens, Alabama, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 September 1947, in Carrollton, Pickens, Alabama, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Carrollton, Pickens, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Bonsom Pate
1874–1947
Frances Elizabeth "Lizzie" Windle
1874–1945
Marriage: 1896
Edgor Pate
1896–1916
M A H PATE
1896–
Edward Pate
1898–1916
Girlie Mae Pate
1898–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1896
Pickens, Alabama, United States
children

(4)

    Edgor Pate

    Male1896–1916Male

    M A H PATE

    Female1896–Female

    Edward Pate

    Male1898–1916Male

    Female1898–1975Female

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Bowman Pate

    Male1846–1918Male

    Mary Elizabeth Carr

    Female1845–1892Female

siblings

(10)

    Lou Ann Pate

    Female1864–1929Female

    William Thomas Pate

    Male1865–1936Male

    John A Pate

    Male1868–1942Male

    Mary Jane Pate

    Female1870–Female

    Mary Margaret Maggie Pate

    Female1872–1930Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 21

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

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)

  • Gilbert B Pate, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gilbert Pate, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gilbert B Pate, "United States Census, 1940"

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