Quintus Cato

Male 1857 - 1930  (72 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Event Map    |    All

  • Name Quintus Cato 
    Born 1 May 1857  Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jan 1930  Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14478  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2021 

    Father John Henry Cato,   b. 30 May 1824, Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1866, Alton, Madison, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jane Willey,   b. 22 Nov 1834, Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1872, Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1851  Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alamedia Jane Taylor,   b. 5 Oct 1861, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1948, Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1877  Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Winnifred Helen Cato,   b. 4 Aug 1886, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1933  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
     2. Boy Cato,   b. 1880, Burlington, Boulder, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Ralph Edwin Cato,   b. 17 Feb 1902, Rifle, Garfield, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1982, Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     4. Lois Esli Cato,   b. 2 Oct 1889, La Plata, San Juan, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1972, Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     5. Charles Urias Cato,   b. 4 Aug 1883, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1958, Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4728  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 May 1857 - Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1877 - Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1930 - Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos

    In the pre World War One days fore the automobile dominated the landscape the blacksmith shop was a necessity in every town. They were the mechanic’s shop, tire center and fabrication shop as they kept the wagons and farm implements in working order as well as the horses shod. In this Rifle Blacksmith shop can be seen leaf springs for wagons and buggies, hundreds of horse shoes and metal bars for fabricating most any metal part needed in the day. Before downtown Rifle burned to the ground in the great 1902 fire, a blacksmith shop occupied the spot the 100 block of East 3rd where the Midland Building now stands. When the building was renovated in 2003, hundreds of old horse shoes were found buried in the basement.

    Smith Family
    Quintus, Alameda and Ralph Cato
    Quintus, Alameda and Ralph Cato

  • Notes 
    • "The Catos came from Scotland to America in 1654 & settled in Carolina. It is thought that they were orinally from Italy. Some were living in Richmond VA in the year 1800. Cato Lane in Nashville TN was named after the Catos. John Henry Cato I served in the Revolutionary War as a surveyor. The government paid him with 800 acres of land in Wilson Co., TN. He had slaves but left a will saying to release them when he died. John Henry II was blacksmith in Williamsburg, VA. When he died, John Henry I sent for Ollie (John II's wife) & children to come live with him in TN. 3 children-Britiania born 1800, John Westly born 1803?, & George Edwin Cato b. 1798. George Edwin Cato (John II's son) married Euphamia Rieff in Wilson Co., TN, Jan. 1, 1822 (or Mar. 1, 1822). They had 5 children in TN & 5 children in IL. They left TN Oct. 30, 1830 in a two-wheel cart with a cow & a pony pulling it. They got to Carrolton, IL in the worst blizzard in history. They stayed with the McPheron family. George rode a horse beside the cart. Jacob Cato (George's son) & wife & Jacob's brother John Henry III left Carrolton with a wagon & a span of mules. Jacob & wife in wagon & John Henry III on horseback. They had to ford either the Missouri or the Mississippi River at St. Louis, MO. They got Uncle Tarus (Tarius) Rieff's house - 4 miles south of Fayetteville, AR in 1846. They homesteaded there (it was later called Cato Springs). Jacob & his wife lived there. Jacob & family moved to Jerrysville, IL during or after the Civil War. They later came back to Cato Springs. John Henry III (George's son) married Elizabeth Wiley. Her father was president of a college. She is buried at Rieff Chapel, Fayetteville, AR. John III enlisted in the Confederate Army. The North took over Fayetteville, Ark. John hid-one day he was captured. He was put in a Northern prison (IL). His parents visited him several times. He died in the prison of small pox or measles. John & Elizabeth had the children: 1. Emmett, born 1860. Died 1838 at age 46. He married (1906?) Ida Whitener Bryson. She was 19. She had 2 girls Irene & Ada was born 1887 ? died 1939 age 52. 2. Quintus married had children- lived around Durango Colorado & Apple Valley, Colorado. 3. John Henry V - named V because Jacob (John III's brother) named his son John Henry IV. John Henry IV son of Jacob R. He is the brother of Elizabeth. John IV & 1st wife had 3 children: Talula (mother of Kathleen Colman) married to Reed. 2. Emma & 3. Lena. John IV had 2nd wife Elizabeth Reed had 1. son Fred who marrried Ida Kate Williams. Elizabeth Reed was sister to Reed who married Talula.