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John "Little John" Coate
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Birth: 1734
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1802
Edgefield County
South Carolina, USA

Son of
Esther Willson and Henry Coate
Husband of Susannah Ennis
(Married 1769)

The original settler on the lands on which the town of Newberry is located, he gave to the town and the county two acres on which to erect a court house and other public buildings. The public square and old court house are at the same place today. This grant was made 08 SEP 1789 seven years after the county was formed, to James Mayson, Philemon Waters, Robert Rutherford, William Caldwell, and Jacob Roberts Brown, who were then the county judges. John Coate's wife was Susannah, who died 18 AUG 1834. Two sons, Marmaduke and Henry, lived in the village. Henry married Elizabeth Long, daughter of Benjamin Long, and after her death he married her sister, Polly Long. William Coate, Elizabeth Coate, Jesse Coate, and Sarah (Coate)Summers, Hardy Fluker and his wife, Sophia (Coate) Fluker of Edgefield County were some of the heirs of "Little John" Coate (Source: Joe Lee).
Family links: 
  Susanna Ennis Coate (1752 - 1834)
  Susanna Coate (1753 - 1834)*
  William Coate (1770 - 1870)*
  William Coate (1770 - 1870)*
  Sophia Coate Fluker (1786 - 1836)*
  Sophia Coate Fluker (1786 - 1836)*
  Marmaduke Coate (1789 - 1868)*
  Marmaduke Coate (1789 - 1868)*
*Calculated relationship
Rosemont Cemetery
Newberry County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Marigay
Record added: Jul 31, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11454482
John Little John Coate
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 Added: May. 25, 2007

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