The John Pate family

John PATE was born about 1785 in Virginia ?. He died about 1845 in Virginia. He married Maria W BOWLES on 23 May 1826 in , , Virginia.

Died prior to 1850 census.
Last child born about 1843.
An obituary is listed for a John Pate of Hanover County in the Obituary Index of the Richmond Enquirer (18 July 1845) in the Library of Virginia's Digital Index.
Age given as over 50 and under 60 in 1840 census.
Age given as over 40 and under 50 in 1830 census.
There are two John Pates listed as head of families in the 1820 Census for Hanover County. The younger one's age is listed as over 25 and under 45.

Maria W BOWLES was born 1 about 1806 in Hanover County, Virginia. She died 2, 3, 4 on 10 Jun 1866 in Hanover County, Virgina. She married John PATE on 23 May 1826 in , , Virginia.

They had the following children:

  F i Ann R PATE was born 1 about 1828 in Virginia.
  F ii Mary Elizabeth PATE was born 1 about 1829 in Virginia.
  F iii Sally P Pate 1 was born about 1830 in Virginia.
  F iv Lucy Ellen PATE was born 1 on 24 May 1834 in Virginia. She died 2 on 4 Jul 1875 in Perryville Cem, Boyle Co, Ky.
  M v Billy T PATE was born 1 about 1834 in Virginia.
  M vi John W PATE was born 1 about 1836 in Virginia.
  F vii Maria A PATE was born 1 about 1839 in Virginia.
  F viii Martha F PATE was born 1, 2 about 1841 in Virginia.

Although included in the 1860 census, she is not listed among the heirs of John Pate and Maria W. Pate in 1866. Did she die between 1860 and 1866?
  M ix Williamson B PATE was born 1 about 1842 in Virginia.

A William B. Pate is listed in the roll of Company I, 15th Regiment Virginia Infantry (the Hanover Grays). Source: Library of Virginia's Digital Library Program, Confederate Rosters ~ Parte ~ Card 29 of 106. [Extracted from Vol. 2, Page 203 (Reel 1) of the Virginia Confederate Roster at the Library of Virginia].
  F x Rebecca A PATE was born 1, 2 about 1844 in Virginia.


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