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Lester Cate
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Birth: May 3, 1830
West Firle, England
Death: Feb. 14, 1893

CATE, LESTER-Of the firm of Cate & Graham, transfer men. Was born May 3, 1830, and is a native of Sussexshire, England. He was raised on a farm, and when about twenty-two years of age went to London, and for five years was employed on the police force. About twenty-three years ago be came to this State and located in this city, and has been engaged in his present business about eighteen years. He is the oldest one of his line in the city. He owns a fine farm in Walnut township, consisting of ninety four acres. His marriage was in London, in August, 1855, to. Miss Amelia Merrill. She died, leaving one son: Stephen E. His second marriage was on the 1st of January, 1863, to Miss M. A. King, a native of England. They have three daughters and one son: Jennie, William, Carrie, and Annie.

"The History of Polk County, Iowa" published by the Union Historical Company, Birdsall, Williams & Co. 1880 
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  Martha A King Cate (1842 - 1908)
  Annie Louise Cate Truman (1874 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: in lot w/ Stephen E.
Woodland Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block: 8 Section: Lot: 00033
Created by: Katie Lou
Record added: Jul 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28270011
Lester Cate
Added by: Katie Lou
Lester Cate
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Lester Cate
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