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Melissa Garrard Cates
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Birth: 1869
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1934
Durham
Durham County
North Carolina, USA

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Malissa Garrard
Birth Year: abt 1862
Age in 1870: 8
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1870: Little River, Orange, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Female
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Sherard Garrard 50
Betsie A Garrard 35
David S Garrard 17
Mary Garrard 18
Cruderph Garrard 16
Louetta Garrard 14
Andrew J Garrard 12
James Garrard 10
Malissa Garrard 8
Nancy E Garrard 4/12

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Mellisa A. Garrard
Home in 1880: Little River, Orange, North Carolina
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of Household: Daughter
Father's name: Shureel Garrard
Father's birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's name: Elizabeth Garrard
Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: At School
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Female
Household Members: Name Age
Shureel Garrard 58
Elizabeth Garrard 48
Mary J. Garrard 28
Crudup W. Garrard 19
Margaret S. Garrard 17
Sherwood J. Garrard 16
James Garrard 14
Mellisa A. Garrard 12
Nannie Garrard 11
Charlie Garrard 8
Frank Garrard 6

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Malissie Cater
Home in 1900: Little River, Orange, North Carolina
Age: 33
Birth Date: Dec 1866
Birthplace: North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relationship to head-of-house: Wife
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother: number of living children: 0
Mother: How many children: 0
Spouse's Name: Ellie Cater
Marriage year: 1899
Marital Status: Married
Years married: 1
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Ellie Cater 32
Malissie Cater 33

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Melissie A Cates
Age in 1910: 42
Estimated Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
Spouse's Name: Elic Cates
Home in 1910: Lebanon, Durham, North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Elic Cates 42
Melissie A Cates 42
Annie T Cates 9
Hattie H Cates 7
Fannie L Cates 5

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Melssie Cates
Home in 1920: Eno, Orange, North Carolina
Age: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: Alen Cates
Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Alen Cates 53
Melssie Cates 52
Annie Cates 19
Hattie Cates 19
Fannie Cates 14

North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
Name: Mrs. Melissa Cates
[Mrs. Melissa Garrad]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 65
Marital status: Married
Occupation: Domestic
Birth Date: abt 1869
Birth Place: Orange
Death Date: 28 Nov 1934
Death Location: Durham, Durham
Spouse's Name: E L Cates
Father's Name: D S Garrad
Mother's Name: Betsy Ann Garrad
Cause of death: Bright's Disease
Informant: Miss Fannie Cates, 832 Burch Ave, Durham NC
Burial: Mount Moriah 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sherwood H. Garrard (1821 - 1901)
  Elizabeth Ann Warren Garrard (1834 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Alexander Cates (1869 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Crudeup W Garrard (1860 - 1937)*
  Sherwood Jackson Garrard (1862 - 1938)*
  James Samuel Garrard (1864 - 1925)*
  Melissa Garrard Cates (1869 - 1934)
  Nancy Elizabeth Garrard Martin (1870 - 1946)*
  Charlie Garrard (1872 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Aged 63 years"
 
Note: No grave stone.
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery
Chapel Hill
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Oct 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42798975
 

Melissa does NOT have a headstone.
- John Nash
 Added: Feb. 26, 2012
 
 
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