-- -- -- -- -- . NAME: James Martin Fate (1842-1898). FATHER: Thomas Fate (1815–1901). MOTHER: Sarah Hull (1821 –1898). WIFE: Almina Seward (1844–1932). . CHILDREN: . • William Justus Fate1865 – 1939 • Ida Phebe Fate (186 –1959). • Ulysses Grant Fate (1869–1931). • Ira Thomas Fate (1872–1957). • Ada Helen Fate (1876–1979). • Martin James Fate (1878–1954). . -- -- -- -- -- . JAMES MARTIN FATE: Born 1842, the son of Thomas Fate and Sarah (Hull) Fate. .
... "For a livelihood he farmed, worked at carpentry, taught school, filled offices of community and county, was an inventor of machines, and a thinker and interesting talker along lines of political economy. He was converted at twelves of age, joined the M.E. Church in Ohio. He was a charter member of the Richland church, and filled important lay offices in young manhood. . When about twenty-one years of age he married Miss Almina Seward. To them were given four sons and two daughters who grew to worthy manhood and womanhood; and are still active in their communities. Accident and disease called him from earth at his home in Richland [South Dakota] in 1898." . End. . SOURCE: "Historical Glimpse of the Early Settlement of Union County, South Dakota." (1860-1824). Compiled by W.H.H. Fate, Elk Point, S.D. Published by Perkins Brothers Co., Sioux City, Iowa, 1924. . [Transcribed by Cathy Porter-Maynard]. . -- -- -- -- --