Kate Temple <I>Woolfolk</I> Whitefield

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Kate Temple Woolfolk Whitefield

  • Birth 16 Jun 1848 Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 27 Dec 1919 Calloway County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Addition Old, Section 4, Lot 56
  • Memorial ID 84490233

Kate Temple Woolfolk Whitefield was one of ten children born to Robert Owen Woolfolk and his wife Mary Elizabeth Enders. Kate was originally given the name of Kate Thira, but it was changed according to Genealogies of Kentucky historical records. Kate and every member of her family were banished to Canada during the Civil War because of her father's sympathies for the South

Kate was united in marriage in 1879 in Paducah, Kentucky to William Gaston Whitefield. Kate and William were blessed with two children during their 35 year marriage:

Kathleen Gwathmey Whitefield Rowlett
Mary Bell "Mayme" Whitefield

Kate was made a widow when her beloved William passed away when she was 67 years old. Kate survived her husband by 4 years, passing away at the age of 71. She is interred with her husband and daughters.


Gravesite Details Kate is the 2nd cousin 5x's removed of the Memorial maintainer. Thank you to Trey Thompson for allowing me to maintain her Memorial.

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  • Maintained by: SusanG
  • Originally Created by: Trey Thompson
  • Added: 4 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84490233
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kate Temple Woolfolk Whitefield (16 Jun 1848–27 Dec 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84490233, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by SusanG (contributor 47958392) .