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John Daniel Pate
Birth: Jul. 3, 1872
Clarke County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 1954
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA


John Daniel Pate was the son of William Robert Pate and Rachel Mae Hicks. He was born in Clarke County, Mississippi in 1872.

His family moved from Mississippi to Nacogdoches County, Texas in the late 1800's. After a while they moved to Shelby County, Texas, near Arcadia, Texas.

John met and married Dicey Modenia Peace, September 28, 1893 in Shelby County, Texas.

John was a farmer and a pioneer preacher in Shelby County, Texas. When he was called to preach, his wife taught him how to read and write. He was a great spokesman for GOD.

To this union was born the following:
William Albert, John Alvin, Vernice Alta, Otis, Artis, Alvie, Norma Lee, Bevie Odell, Robert Rushing, James Elvie, Luderice Aubrey, Joe who died at birth and Cealsie who died shortly after birth. A total of twelve boys and one girl.

In 1932 Modenia passed away, leaving this family without a wife and mother.

John met and married Susie Purcer, August 8, 1932. She took good care of grandpaw, and was a wonderful grandmother to his grandchildren.

As they got older, his children in Louisiana built him a home and moved them close to them. This was a time of enjoyment for all the family.

We all have wonderful memories of time spent with our grandpaw. He was LOVED VERY MUCH!

Funeral Services Held For J.D. Pate.
J.D. "Grandpa" Pate, 82, of Ringgold, passed away late Saturday at the home of his son Otis Pate, after a long illness. Services were held Monday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church near Center, Texas. Rev. Duncan of Ringgold officiated and burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Conger Funeral Home, Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Susie Pate, and a daughter, Mrs. O.D. Wilson of Ringgold, eight sons, Otis, Artis, B.O., Rushing, and Aubrey, all of Ringgold, Louisiana and Albert, and Alvin, of Center, Texas. Also, a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Bio. by: Virginia Wilson Bailey, 2009. Granddaughter of John Daniel Pate.

Family links: 
  William Robert Pate (1844 - 1945)
  Rachel Hicks Pate (1853 - 1929)
  Susie Purcer Pate (1894 - 1977)
  Dicey Modenia Peace Pate (1877 - 1932)*
  William Albert Pate (1895 - 1978)*
  John Alvin Pate (1897 - 1981)*
  Vernice Alta Pate (1899 - 1981)*
  Otis Pate (1901 - 1987)*
  J. A. Pate (1902 - 1902)*
  Artis Pate (1903 - 1989)*
  Auva Pate (1905 - 1905)*
  Norma Lee Pate Wilson (1907 - 1993)*
  Bevie Odell Pate (1909 - 2007)*
  James Elvie Pate (1910 - 1944)*
  Cealsie Pate (1913 - ____)*
  Robert Rushing Pate (1914 - 1983)*
  Luderice Aubrey Pate (1920 - 2012)*
  James Robert Pate (1870 - 1958)*
  John Daniel Pate (1872 - 1954)
  Elizabeth Jane Pate Billue (1875 - 1969)*
  Mary Ann Pate Jones (1885 - 1971)*
  William Bruce Pate (1889 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
They Fought A Good Fight They Kept The Faith
Note: I believe that Joe Pate is buried in a grave that I found in Black Jack Cemetery, but no proof can be found! I have tried to find a record that shows who he is!
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Created by: Virginia Wilson Bailey
Record added: Oct 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42619534
John Daniel Pate
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John Daniel Pate
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Grandpaw, You were so special to your grandchildren. We were told many stories about your growing up.
- Virginia Wilson Bailey
 Added: Apr. 22, 2016

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Jun. 29, 2015

- Broken~♥~Heart
 Added: Oct. 8, 2014
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