Jacob R Cato

Male 1826 - 1910  (84 years)


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  • Name Jacob R Cato 
    Born 15 Jan 1826  Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 May 1910  Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22478  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 

    Father George Edwin Cato,   b. 6 Jun 1798, York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1864, Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1 Jan 1822  Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lieuticia May,   b. 28 Jul 1828,   d. 4 Feb 1908  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Alice Lee Cato,   b. 5 Oct 1862,   d. 8 Mar 1950  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F7304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1826 - Wilson, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 May 1910 - Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 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.

      The Spingdale News via The Prairie Grove Herald
      May 20, 1910

      Jacob Rieff Cato died at his home at Rieffs Chapel Sunday, May 1st, being 84 years of age. In 1847 Mr. Cato moved to this county and settled the farm on which he lived to the day of his death. The burial was made at Rieffs Chapel on May 2nd, the services being conducted by Rev. N.D. Hanks.