George Edwin Cato

Male 1798 - 1864  (65 years)


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  • Name George Edwin Cato  [1
    Born 6 Jun 1798  York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 Jan 1864  Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I22476  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 

    Father John Henry Cato,   b. 1778, Williamsburg, York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, Greensville, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Harriet or Ollie Perry,   b. 1780, York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 25 May 1797  Greensville, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F952  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Euphamia Rieff,   b. 6 Dec 1800, York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1885, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1822  Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William M Cato,   b. 16 Mar 1835, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Rufus Edwin Cato,   b. 24 Jun 1838, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1921, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
     3. Amanda Catherine Cato,   b. 8 Feb 1828, Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1910, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     4. Clinton G Cato,   b. 5 Dec 1852,   d. 24 Jan 1927, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     5. Maria Jane Cato,   b. 11 Dec 1822, Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Midland, Midland, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     6. Nancy M Cato,   b. 31 Mar 1831, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. 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)  [natural]
     8. George W Cato,   b. 6 Aug 1829, Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
     9. Jacob R Cato,   b. 15 Jan 1826, Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1910, Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     10. James Tarus Cato,   b. 7 Jun 1833, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1865, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [natural]
     11. Andrew J Cato,   b. 25 Mar 1840, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F7303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1798 - York, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1822 - Wilson, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Greene, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1864 - Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S224] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
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