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  • ID: I120259
  • Name: Robert CATE
  • Given Name: Robert
  • Surname: CATE 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Bef 1700 in Henrico Co., Virginia 1
  • Death: Bef Mar 1767 in Orange Co., North Carolina 1 2
  • Occupation: Captain
  • _UID: 770D4A9BB6D340D88BBF161A34F3D73ABCF7
  • Change Date: 5 Sep 2009 at 15:28
  • Note: 1720 Nicholas Wyatt of "Merchants Brandon Par.", Prince George Co., Virginia, signed his will. He named as legatees Elizabeth Wyatt, daughter of Anthony, granddaughter Frances Wyatt; granddaughter Sarah Wyatt; grandson John Wyatt; Nicholas Reeks, son of daughter Susan Reeks, decd; and son Edward. Witnesses: Robert Cate Jr., Richard Cate and John Hamersley. Monday the 25th of Feb 1739, meeting of the House... List of Jurymen for Bertie and Edgecomb included Robert Cates. 1741 Northampton Co. was formed from the western part of Bertie Co. and Edgecomb district became Edgecomb Co. The Roanoke river was the dividing line. 1745 Northampton Co. Deeds, 7 Sep 1745 Aaron Fuzill to John Arnal, 100 acres on Roanoke River, joining the mouth of Little river, Robert Cates and the mouth of Orter branch. Wit: S/John Weaver, S/William Arnoll. (Orter branch is Arthurs branch) Thomas Cate son of Robert Cate Jr. married Elizabeth Fussell, daughter of Aaron. 1745-1746 According to Dr. Banks Cates, Jr., Capt. Robert Cate Jr. moved from the Roanoke River North Carolina to Sandy Creek, Granville Co. and then to New Hope Creek. 1750 Land entry in Bladen Co. in the Earl of Granville's District for Robert Cade, 400 acres begg on the south side of New Hope Creek. Rung down the Creek for Complemt". 24 Oct. 1750 Item #1260. 1751 Survey for Robert Cate, 400 acres in Bladen Co., on both sides of New Hope Creek. Chain Bearers: Thomas Cate and Reubin Brown. surveyor: Richard Caswell. 18 Feb 1750/1. 1752 Orange Co. was formed from parts of Granville, Johnston and Bladen Counties. The first Court of Orange Co. was held at the home of John Gray on the Eno river, just above the confluence of McGowns Creek, 9 Sep 1752. 1753 Earl Granville to Robert Cate, Planter, 400 acres in Orange Co. on the south side of New Hope Creek. Original grant 26 Oct 1753. Wit: John Pryor and James Campbell. 1753 Orange Co. Ct. of Pleas & Qtr Sessions: Robert Cate was sued by Anthony Metcalf for a debt, June 1753 Court. 1753 Meeting commissioners of the roads, at Marmaduke Kimbrough's, 18 Oct 1753, "Robert Cate be app. Comm. of road in the room of John Patterson, Esq." 1754 Orange Co. Court of Pleas & Qtr Sessions: Deed from Robert Cayte & Elizabeth his wife to Andrew Mitchell Esq. Proved by James Dickey, Esq. 1754. 1754 Meeting of Commissioners of the Roads present - James Dickey, James Allison, Thomas Lloyd, Robert Cate, James Hendricks, Francis Day, Robert Erwin, Wm. Copeland, James Collins, Peter Hilton, Commissioners. 22 Apr 1754. 1754 Warrant to Thomas Cate Jr. 640 acres on both sides of Cain Creek includes Robert Cate & Thomas Cate Sr. improvements about a mile below where the new road crosses Cain Creek. 28 Aug 1754. Entered 23 Jul 1754. Deed 1 Mar 1759. 1754 Meeting of Commissioners of the Roads: Thomas Cate, Sr. was appointed Overseer from the Camp branch to the Western path in Robert Cate's District. Joseph Cate, Richard Cate and others were designated to work on the said road. 5 Aug 1754. 1755 Orange Co. Tax List: Robert Cate, Senr, 3 white polls, no black polls. 1755 Warrant to Richd Owen, 640 acres on both sides of Cain Creek; about 1 miles above Capt. Cates. 26 Feb 1755. Entered 4 Jan 1755. Assigned to Robert Cate. Surveyed for 560 acres 22 Sep 1756. Deed 5 Aug 1760. 1755 Meeting of the Commissioners of the Road: Joshua Stroud, George Smith, Thomas Cate, Jr., Richard Owins & Edward Carter to work under the inspection of Cap't Robert Cate. 1755 William Reed of Orange, tavern keeper, to Thomas Clark of same, Yeoman, one pound six shillings three pence, 1 acre in Newtown Corbin or Corbinton now so called, known by the lot next to & adjoining the Prison, & marked No. 85 on plan of town, deed to Reed from W. Churton 4 Nov 1754. Signed Willm. Reed, Witnesses: Robert Cate Senr, and James Dickey, 4 Nov. 1755. 1756 Meeting of Commissioners of the Roads: "a list of present Commissioners of Roads" included Robert Cate, Rob't Cate fined 30 shillings, Josiah Hadley Overseer from the Court House to Mary Williams' Fording over Haw River & that the following Tythables work on the said road - John Hadley, John Marshal, William Johnson, Charles Johnson, John Johnson, Mathew Woods, Thomas Cate, Jr., Thomas Cate, Sr. Robert Cate Jr. & Cap't Robert Cate, Joseph Cate, Robert Wiley, Wm. Roseberry & Edw'd Davis. 26 April 1756. 1756 Survey for Robert Cate, 560 acres in Orange Co. on the North side Haw-river opposite to ye mouth of Terrels Creek. Beginning at James Collins corner by sd. river. Then running along his Line of Collins Creek. Then to Haw-river. Than up the various curles of the river, and including the Island opposite to ye mouth of Terrels Creek. CC: James Collins & John Dover, surveyor: W. Churton, 22 Sep 1756. 1757 Michael McDaniel vs Robert Cate, Sr. Petition. March 1757 Court. 1760 Earl Granville to Robert Cate, of Orange Co., Planter, 560 acres in St. Mathews Par., on the north side of Haw river, apposite to the mouth of Terrels Creek. sealed and delivered in the presence of Jas. Watson & Thomas Cate, June'r. S/Robert Cate, 5 Aug 1760. 1761 Orange Co. Court of Pleas and Qtr. Sessions: Robert Cate, Sr. to Isaac Cantril, 280 acres. Ack by Robert Cate 10 Nov 1761. 1762 Warrant to Solomon Dixon, 700 acres on Haw river and Terrils Creek. "No land to be found is being taken by Robt. Cates - John Lea." "Entry money returned by James Watson". 27 Jan 1762. 1763 Robert Cate, Sr. exempted from taxes at the Court House in Corbintown. (The name of the Co. seat was changed to Hillsborough in 1766.) 1763 Orange Co. Ct. of Pleas & Qtr. Sessions: Robert Cate's mark was recorded 3 May 1763. 1764 Orange Co. Ct. of Pleas & Qtr. Sessions: Robert Cate was appointed a member of the jury to lay out a road from Isaac Lowe's mill to Alexander Mebane's mill, and from thence to Woody's Ferry on Haw river, along with Thomas Cate Sr., Thomas Cate, Jr. and others February 1764 Court. 1765 Robert Cate of Orange Co. signed his will 5 Nov 1765. He named his wife Elizabeth and left her half of his estate. He left to his "son Richard the Plantation wheron I now live after his mother is deceased" He left to his daughter Sarah "the bed wheon she know lyes." He gave his "gran Daughter Ann, the daughter of my son Thomas for to have and equal part of my estate with my sons and Daughters". He named his sons Thomas & Joseph to be executors. Wit: William (X) Smith and Eliz'a (X) Cate. S/Robert Cate Sen. Robert probably had other daughters as he stated in his will that "Gran Daughter Ann, to have equal part of my estate with my sons and Daughters." Robert didn't name his sons Robert Jr.(III), John or Charles. (Dr. Banks Cates) The designation used in this family history for the three Roberts is Robert (the shoemaker), Robert Jr. (son of the shoemaker, also known as Capt Robert), and Robert III (son of Robert Jr.). 1765 Orange Co. Ct. of Pleas & Qtr Sessions: Robert Cate to Jesse Cantril, 300 acres, acknowledged by Charles Cate 12 Nov 1765. 1766 Orange Co. Court 13 May 1766, Robert Cate Sr. to Charles Cate 135 acres. Ack by Thomas Cate. 1767 March Court Robert's will probated Orange Co. by Elizabeth Cate.



    Father: Robert CATE b: Abt 1670 in Henrico Co., Virginia
    Mother: Ann ------ b: Bef 1672 in Henrico Co., Virginia

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth WYATT b: Bef 1712 in Henrico Co., Virginia
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 5 Sep 2009
    Children
    1. Has Children John CATE b: Bef 1734 in Henrico Co., Virginia
    2. Has Children Charles CATE b: Abt 1739 in Bertie Co., North Carolina
    3. Has No Children Thomas CATE
    4. Has No Children Sarah CATE b: Abt 1725 in Prince George Co., Virginia
    5. Has No Children Robert CATE b: Abt 1727 in Prince George Co., Virginia
    6. Has Children Richard CATE b: Abt 1730 in Prince George Co., Virginia
    7. Has No Children Joseph CATE b: Abt 1733 in Prince George Co., Virginia
    8. Has No Children Ann CATE b: Abt 1742 in Prince George Co., Virginia

    Sources:
    1. Media: Interview or email
      Abbrev: 1867. CateCarter.wpd, nine linked registry descendant reports from rootsweb.com, “Jerry Bryan's database” by Jerry Bryan
      Title: 1867. CateCarter.wpd, nine linked registry descendant reports from rootsweb.com, “Jerry Bryan's database” by Jerry Bryan
      Text: 1867. CateCarter.wpd, nine linked registry descendant reports from http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=rgb001&id=I1594 , "Jerry Bryan's database" Entries: 16304, Updated: 2007-01-02 02:57:09 UTC (Tue), Contact: Jerry Bryan «u»c24m48@hotmail.com «/u» saved 11/13/2007.
    2. Media: downloaded gedcom
      Abbrev: 1258. PorterCate.uds, from a29239A2.ged, from rootsweb.com
      Title: 1258. PorterCate.uds, from a29239A2.ged, from rootsweb.com
      Text: 1258. PorterCate.uds, imported as a29239A2.ged, subset of a29239.uds/ged, downloaded as zipped gedcom from worldconnect.rootsweb.com 9/3/2004, cover page printout in DPD files, 268 persons.
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