Coy Carrol Cates was born on 29 Mar 1888 in Hughes Springs, Cass, Texas, the daughter of Andrew Jack Cates and Nancy Virginia Amox . She married Benjamin Franklin Duck on 14 Apr 1907. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Cass, Texas in 1910 and 1920 and moved to Loraine, Mitchell, Texas by 1930. She returned to Cass Co., Texas by 01 Apr 1940. She died on 05 Feb 1974 in Cass Co., Texas (Age at Death: 85).