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Walter Cate

Birth
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Feb 1915 (aged 59)
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Burial Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 65854149 · View Source
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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.


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Gravesite Details Walter buried in area to the right after entering entrance to cemetery. No headstone.

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  • Created by: Patrick Rose
  • Added: 19 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65854149
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Cate (30 Dec 1855–15 Feb 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65854149, citing Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Patrick Rose (contributor 47223255) .