John W Pate
has an estimated birth date of 1842 in Beaufort County, North Carolina. He was the son of William Pate
and Elizabeth Evett
. During the year 1863, he enlisted in Company E, 4th Regiment North Carolina State Troops, to serve in the armies of the Confederacy during the War Between the States. Company E was known as the Southern Guards.
John married Clarissa Mayo
, daughter of Roland Mayo
and Mary Jane (--?--)
, 13 February 1870 in Beaufort County, North Carolina. He died December 1898 in Aurora, Beaufort County, North Carolina.