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 Jess Alford Cates

Jess Alford Cates

Grapevine, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Death 16 Dec 1951 (aged 71)
Little Elm, Denton County, Texas, USA
Burial Lewisville, Denton County, Texas, USA
Plot 11b6
Memorial ID 13491500 · View Source
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Father: James Cate
Mother: Lenora Iles

Texas, Select County Marriage Record

Name: Jesse Cates
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1901
Marriage Place: Denton, Texas
Spouse: Minnie Stockard


Jessie A. Cates Funeral is Held

Little Elm, December 19, (5sp) - Last rites for Jessie Alfred Cates of Little Elm were held Monday at 1:30 in Little Elm Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Luck officiating, assisted by Rev. J.L. Rodes.

Cates died Sunday at his home in Little Elm. He was born March 28, 1880, in Grapevine. Burial was held in Little Elm Cemetery.

In 1900, Cates married Miss Minnie Stockard. She and two daughters preceded him in death.

Survivors include his second wife, two daughters, Mrs. Homer Green and Mrs. Monroe Allen of Denton; one son, J.A. Cates of Dallas; one step-daughter, Mrs. L.E. Smotherman of Little Elm, and four brothers, Homer of Anna, I.H and D.I., of Fort Worth and C.C. of Dickens.

Notes: DOB from death certificate; marker gives 1884.

Notes: Jesse and Minnie Cates had five children; Willie Dee, Hettie Gertrude, Lenora, Viccie and Jesse.

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Weep not for me for I am waiting in Heaven for thee.

Gravesite Details s/o James Cates and Lenore Iles





  • Maintained by: Megan
  • Originally Created by: RMLeahy
  • Added: 1 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13491500
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jess Alford Cates (28 Mar 1880–16 Dec 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13491500, citing Old Hall Cemetery, Lewisville, Denton County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Megan (contributor 47179409) .