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Walter Cate
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1855
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1915
Adams County
Illinois, USA

Walter Thompson Cate apparently deserted wife Rosa in about 1900. Son Frank stayed on to help support family. Walter was in Civil War, spent time in Mississippi, and returned to Quincy after becoming ill. He had dropsy per Louis Gilbert. He came to daughter's, Grace Gilbert, house to die. Louis was about 6 years old when Walter died at Grace's house. Only Louis and Grace attended Walter's burial. Louis remembers that it was snowing when Walter was buried. Patrick Rose phonecon with Louis, 2 Oct. 93.
Family links: 
  Benjamin Franklin Cate (1812 - 1890)
  Deborah Wood Thompson Cate (1816 - 1890)
  Amanda Cate Ward (1844 - 1925)*
  Mary Jane Thompson Cate Lummer (1846 - 1937)*
  Roswell Cate (1848 - 1915)*
  Walter Cate (1855 - 1915)
*Calculated relationship
Note: Walter buried in area to the right after entering entrance to cemetery. No headstone.
Woodland Cemetery
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Patrick Rose
Record added: Feb 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65854149
Walter Cate
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