Isaac A. Cates Ga

Isaac A. Cates is the son of William A. and Sarah Berry Cates


Generation 1 Robert and Elizabeth Cate Berry

Generation 2 David J. and Mary Blalock Berry

Generation 3 William Abraham and Sarah Berry Cates

Isaac A. Cates was born Dec. 27, 1823 in Henry County, Georgia. He married Oct. 10, 1844 I Clayton County, Georgia Serena Crow. He died Feb 8, 1891 in Ellenwood, Clayton County, Georgia. Serena was born Mar 20, 1828 in Henry County and died July 27, 1902 in Clayton County, Georgia.
They had 11 children:


  • Stephen M. Cates b 9/25/1846 in Georgia, died July 7, 1900 in Clayton County, Georgia. He married 9/12/1880 D. A. Clark b about 1864 .
  • Mary Martha Cates born Aug. 21, 1847 Clayton County, Georgia died July 10, 1919 Montague County, Texas. She married Martin L. Mitchell born Oct 17, 1847 in Ellenwood Clayton County, Georgia on Dec. 10, 1871 Clayton County, Georgia. He died on Nov. 18, 1926 Spanish Fort, Montague County, Texas. Their daughter Alice Leether Mitchell born Mar 9, 1874 in Clayton County, Georgia and died Aug. 15, 1964 Illnois Bend, Montague County, Texas married Frank Driskill, born Jan. 3, 1872 in Melbourne, Izard County, Arkansas, died 1958 in Waurika, Montague County, Texas. ( This is a relative of Dana Lee Dickson who contacted me July 3, 2008. Offered other info when her Mother could locate it in Oregon or Calif.)
  • Rachel Elizabeth Cates born 9/15/1849 in Henry County, Georgia. She died May 30, 1896 in Ellenwood, Clayton County, Georgia
  • William Martin Cates born Feb 21, 1851 Henry County, Georgia married Dec. 4, 1873 in Clayton County, Georgia, Georgia Mitchell born 6/12/1853 Henry County, Georgia. He died July 14, 1908 in Rusk County, Texas. They had 14 children.
  • Sarah Jane Cates born 5/19/1852 and died April 15, 1936 in Clayton County, Georgia. She married Elijah Walter Tanner b 1853 in Clayton County, Georgia on Oct. 23, 1873 in Clayton County, Georgia. They had three children.
  • Rufus B. Cates born April 12, 1854 in Clayton County, Georgia died Dec. 13, 1933 in Clayton County, Georgia. He married Elizabeth J. Collins in Mar. 22, 1874 in Georgia and married Lula F. Puckett b 8/2/1859 on Nov. 2, 1876 in Georgia. He had one child with Lula.
  • Isaac Monroe Cates “Mack” was born Oct. 5, 1855 in Clayton County, Georgia and died Dec 1, 1933 in Crowell, Foard County, Texas. He married Permelia Amanda Worley about 1882. She was born March 26, 1867 in Texas. They had 12 children.
  • Josephine Cates born 1861 in Georgia. No further..
  • Nancy Victoria Cates born April 4, 1862 in Clayton County, Georgia.
  • Thomas J. Cates born 1864 in Georgia.
  • Yancy Marion Cates born Feb.13, 1868 died May 31, 1945 in Clayton County, Georgia. He married Sarah Elizabeth Tanner about 1893 in Georgia, she was born 1874 in Georgia and died Oct. 16, 1912 in Ellenwood, Clayton County, Georgia.

Isaac A Cates married Serena Crow

Census Information:

  • Isaac A. Cates and his family has not been found in a census in 1850 or 1860
  • Isaac A. Cates was listed in Henry County Georgia in 1870
  • Isaac A. Cates family listed in Clayton County Jonesboro Georga in 1880