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 was a prisoner of war at Point Lookout Federal Prison Camp. 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.


Clarissa Mayo
  • William H Pate
  • Mariam E Pate
  • Georgia A Pate
  • Joseph D Pate
  • Samuel Eugene Pate
  • James Roland Pate

Census 1850–1900

  • 1850, Beaufort County, North Carolina
  • 1860, Beaufort County, North Carolina
  • 1870, Beaufort County, North Carolina
  • 1880, Beaufort County, North Carolina
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