Kates-Thomsen Family Tree:Information about John Kates
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John Kates (b. 1797, d. date unknown)John Kates was born 1797, and died date unknown.He married Catherine Kimble.
Notes for John Kates:
Original name was Katz in Germany.Katz was a Baron who was considered a radical because he spoke out against the government.He escaped execution and came to America after changing the name to Kates.He had a large sum of money.He sent someone back to Germany to claim the money, but the German government had confiscated all of it.
Children of John Kates and Catherine Kimble are:
- +William Thorpe Kates, b. 1848, d. 1927.