EARLY CATORS IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY and BALTIMORE MARYLAND AREAS

 

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This lists some Cators in the area.
Since Census info often is misspelled, there are likely several or more missing.

1790 - Only 1 "Cator" name in Maryland Area
Total "Cator" name in the 1790 Census are 4: 
William Cator Prince Georges, MD
Edward and John Cator Barrington, Strafford, NH
Wilhelmus Cator, Watervliet, Albany, NY

WILLIAM CATOR Click: Our Cators
Maryland , PRINCE GEORGES, NO TWP LISTED  Series: M637  Roll: 3   Page: 277 
Only Cator in Prince George's County per 1790 Census: 

Head of Family:  William Cator; Free White Males 16 years and upwards:  3; Free White Males Under 15 years: 4 Free White Females:  2; Slaves:  1; Total:  11 persons           

1800 - Only 1 "Cator" in Maryland Area
Total "Cator" names in the 1800 Census are 5:
Jacob  and John Cator Canojoharie, Montgomery, NY
William Cator Springfield, Otsego, NY
Needham Cator Fayetteville, Anson, NC
Saml Cator Johnson, Franklin, VT

LEVIN CATOR (CATORE) Click: Dorchester Cators
 Dorchester County, Maryland. Roll M32_11, Page 733

1810 - 9 "Cator" names in Maryland Area
Total "Cator" names in the 1810 Census are 15:
G Cator, B Cator, T. Cator  King George and Grub Hundreds, Prince George's, MD
George Cator  and A Cator Pescataway & Hynson Hundreds, Prince George's, MD
 John Cator and John Cator, Baltimore Wards 2-6, Baltimore City, MD
Leven Cator  Perquimans, NC
William Cator Hampshire, VA

Abm Cator Tully, Onondaga, NY
Joseph Cator Barnstead, Strafford, NH 
Edward, James, John, John Cator Barrington, Strafford, NH

1810 Census Maryland, Prince George's, King George & Grub Hundreds
Surname Name M<10 M<16 M<26 M<45 M45+ F<10 F<16 F<26 F<45 F45+

NOTE:  The PGC Assessment Records for 1811 and1812 in King George and Grub Hundreds, list the following as being taxed for personal property, but not for land or slaves:
Benjamin Cator
John Cator,
Thomas Cator,
and William Cator

CATOR, B  King George Parish and Grub Hundreds, PRINCE GEORGES, MD- NO TWP LISTED,   Note:  It has been suggested that this Benjamin Cator is the one who married Mary Club (Clubb) on 16 Feb 1801. However, if this were true, who is the female between 16 and 26??...a daughter of?  .... a sister??
1 Male <age 10, l male 26-45, 2 females <10, 1 female 16-26, 1 female 26-45...
or likely Father (
Benjamin Cator/B. Cator? = Born between 1765 and
1784).
Mother (Mary Clubb Cator?  Born between 1765 and
1784)
1 female daughter (?)  in her teens or older
1 son under 10
(Benjamin Cator, Jr.? = born between 1800 and 1810)
2 daughters under 10
Total family size of 6)

Series: M252  Roll: 16   Page: 23

CATOR, T
  PRINCE GEORGES, MD- NO TWP LISTED,  Series M252  Roll 16   Page 21
CATOR, A  and CATOR, GEORGE,  Pescataway and Hynson Hundreds, PRINCE GEORGES, MD Roll M252, Roll 16, Page 29

CATOR, JOHN, Baltimore Wards 2 thru 6 Baltimore City MD, Series M252, Roll 13; Page 221

CATOR, JOHN, Baltimore Wards 2 thru 6 Baltimore City MD, Series M252, Roll 13; Pg 194
CATOR, LEVIN (LEVEN) Perquimans, NC Series M252 Roll 41, Pg 947 Total of 9 persons.

CATOR,WILLIAM Hampshire, VA, Series M252, Roll 69, Pg 835 - Only Wm is listed

1820 - 4 "Cator" names in Maryland Area
John Cator Baltimore Ward 8,Baltimore,MD
George Cator and Benjamin Cator, Jr. Hydes,Prince George's,MD
Benjamin Cator Queen Anne,Prince George's,MD
Samuel Cator Eliot,York,ME
Thomas Cator Richland,Fairfield,OH

CATOR, BENJAMIN, QUEEN ANNE, Prince Georges County  Ser: M33  Roll: 44  Pg: 57
 
1 son under 10
1 son 10-16 (Could be Benjamin Cator, Jr.?)
1 male 45 and up (Benjamin Cator, Sr.?)
2 daughters under 10
1 daughter 10-16
1 daughter 26-45
1 female 45 and up (Mrs. Benjamin Cator, Sr.?)

Series: M33  Roll: 44   Page: 51 - Hydes, PGC, MD 3rd Dist:
1)  CATOR, BENJAMIN JR

One free white male 26- 45 (Ben Cator, Jr. born between 1775-1794 would be older than the Ben Cator Jr. above in the 1810 Census  = possibly marked in wrong column here as the wife(?) is listed in the 16-26 age column).
NOTE:  Bill of Sale dated 26 Oct 1825 by which Benjamin Cator, Jr., of  PGC sold a cow and calf and all his furniture to Edward H. Calvert for $100 (PGC Land Records, Liber AB#4, f. 72).

2)  CATOR, GEORGE:  (Listed 9 lines from Ben Jr. on Census) Hydes,  Prince Georges County, 3-DIST,    Household: 1 Free Male under 10; 2 males 10-16, 1 male age 16-26, 1 male to age 45 and 1 male over age 45;  + 2 free females under 10, 1 female to age 45 and 2 females over age 45.
  Note :  George left no known will or administration account in Prince George's County.

CATOR, JOHN, Baltimore Ward 8, MD.  Series 33, Roll 42, Page 301.

JANE AND JOSEPH CATOR  Click: Dorchester Cators
CATOR, JOSEPH, Dorchester MD EDistricts 3 and 4, S: 33, Roll 43, Pg 274
ABEL CATOR 
Click: Dorchester Cators

CATOR, ABEL
    Dorchester MD EDistricts 3 and 4, S: 33, Roll 43, Pg 274

1830 - 5 "Cator" names in Maryland Area
Rebecca Cator Baltimore Ward 12, Baltimore, Maryland
George W Cator Durham, Charles, Maryland
Abel Cator, Jane Cator, Joseph Cator,  District 4, Dorchester, Maryland
Jacob Cator, Davidson, NC
Burrel Cator & Henry Cator,  Jefferson, MSi
Samuel Cator Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH
Robert Cator East Marlborough, Chester, PA 
Burrel Cator, Sumter, SC
Levin Cator & Moses Cator, Williamson, TN
Jos Cator & Ransom Cator,  Conway, Arkansas Territory

CATOR, REBECCA, Listed on Heads of Household page, but no info on line: 
Baltimore MD, Ward 12, Roll 54, Page 506 .
CATOR, GEORGE W. Head/Household in Durham, Charles Cty, MD Roll 56, Pg 113


ABEL CATOR 
Click: Dorchester Cators

CATOR, ABEL
,
Head/Household in DIST 4, Dorchester County, MD Roll 56, Page 235


JANE AND JOSEPH CATOR  Click: Dorchester Cators  
 
Heads/Household DIST 4, Dorchester Cty, MD roll 56, Page 237

1840
Elizabeth Cator Division 3, Anne Arundel, Maryland
Samuel
Cator, Medley, Montgomery, Maryland
George Cator, Milingham, PGC, Maryland
Thomas CatEr
Dist 6, PGC, Maryland
Thomas CatEr
PGC, Maryland

CATOR, ELIZABETH, DIV. 3, Anne Arundel, MD Roll 157, Page 151
 
Lists 1 male 20-30 and 1 female 50-60
CATOR, PAUL, Div 3, Anne Arundel, MD Roll 157, Page 151 FREE BLACK MALE 56-100 YRS.
  

SAMUEL CATOR  Click: Samuel Cators
Medley, Montgomery, MD, Roll 168, Pg 266


GEORGE CATOR   Click: Cator/Baden/Minto
Milingham, Prince Georges, MD roll 169  Pg 39

CAT
ER, THOMAS, 
District 6, Prince Georges, MD Roll 169, Pg 66
CATER, THOMAS,  Prince Georges, MD Roll 169, Pg 4


ABEL CATOR  Click: Dorchester Cators
Abel Cator, Parsons Creek, Dorchester, MD

THOMAS E. CATOR  Click: Charles County Cators
Thomas E. Cator, Parson Creek, Dorchester, MD

Polly Cator, Unknown Townships, Cumberland, VA

David Cator, Unknown Townships, Cumberland, VA

1850

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, SPAULDINGS, MARYLAND
THOMAS CATOR Laborer, age 60 (b.1790); Wife, Polly Cator, age 60 (b. 1790).
All of family born in MD.  Children:
GEORGE CATOR, age 26 (born 1824)
JOHN CATOR  age 23 (born 1827)
JOSEPH CATOR  age 30 (born 1820)
JAMES CATOR  age 30 (born 1830) 
ELIZA CATOR
  age 17 (born 1833)
MARY CATOR  age 14 (born 1836)
(See Cator Tidbits webpage):  

LOUISA CATOR  Click: Cators/Colisons
LOUISA CATOR
, age 35 (born1815) and _____ CATOR,. age 9 (born 1841)
living  with Rev. McGee household:

Prince George's County MD SPAULDINGS 9/3/1850
Rev. McGee Residence:
______ Cator, age 9 (b. 1841 Maryland)
Louisa Cator, age 35 (b. 1815 Maryland)

RICHARD S. CATOR  Click: Cators/Sheckolls
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Bladensburg
, MD 6/28/1850:
Thomas G(?) Cater age 49,  Manager (born 1801 MD)
Caroline R. Cater, age 45 (born 1805 MD)
Ann L. Cater, age 18 (born 1822 MD)
William A. Cator, age 14 (born 1836 MD)
Mary E. Cater, age 12 (born 1838 MD)
Thomas P. Cater, age 7 (born 1843 MD)
Richard S. Cater, age 4 (born 1846 MD)

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, NOTTINGHAM, MD 7/22/1850
George Cator (overseer) & wife Ellen, age 40 and daughter Mary Cator age 6.
George born about 1800 MD
Ellen born about 1810 MD
Mary born about 1844 MD
 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MEDLEYS, MARYLAND

SAMUEL CATOR  Click: Samuel Cators
Montgomery County MD MEDLEYS 7/11/1850
Samuel Cator (blacksmith with property $750, age 40 (b. 1810 MD)
Mary A. Cator (wife), age 36 (b. 1814 MD). Cannot read or write.
Benjamin Cator (blacksmith/son), age 15 (b. 1835 MD)
Joseph T. Cator (son), age 13 (b. 1837 MD)
George F. Cator (son), age 10 (b. 1840 MD)
Mary F. Cator (dau), age 7 (b. 1843 MD)
Jane R. Cator (dau), age 4 (b. 1846 MD)
Sarah L. Cator (dau), age 2 (b. 1848 MD)
Catherine Cator (Mother?), age 66 (b. 1784) Pauper. Cannot read or write.
 

DORCHESTER COUNTY, DIVISION 3, MARYLAND

THOMAS CATOR  Click: Dorchester Cators
Dorchester County MD Division 3, September 5, 1850 :
Thomas Cator (farmer with property $3500, age 40 (b. 1810 MD)
Mary Cator, wife, age 32 (b.1818 MD)
Samuel Cator (son) Age 9 (b. 1841 MD)
John Cator (son) age 7 (b. 1843 MD)

ABEL CATOR  Click: Dorchester Cators
Dorchester County MD Division 3, September 9, 1850 :
Abel Cator (sailor with property $800, age 70 (b. 1780 MD)
Mary Cator (wife) age 56 (b. 1794 MD)

ROBINSON W. CATOR  Click: Dorchester Cators
BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND
Baltimore Ward 15, MD  Aug 31, 1850:
Joseph Cator, Age 72; property $3000 (born 1778 MD)
Hannah Cator, wife, age 66; (born 1784 MD)
William W. Cator (son) age 30 Sailor (b.1820 MD)
Benjamin F. Cator (son) age 26 Clerk (b. 1824 MD)
Robinson W. Cator (son) age 24 Merchant (b. 1826 MD)
Mary C. Cator (dau) age 20 (b. 1830 MD)

CELESTIA
CATOR  Click: CATOR/FERGUSON
Baltimore Ward 15, MD  Aug 30, 1850:
Elizabeth Cator, age 65 (born 1785 MD)
Celestia A. Ferguson, age 44 (born 1806 MD)
Mary Ferguson, age 3 (born 1847 MD)
John L. Cator, age 38 (born 1812 MD) Brickmaker

ROBINSON W. CATOR  Click: Dorchester Cators
Harford County District 1, MD 1850 Oct 3, 1850:
Joseph Cator, age 38, farmer, property $2000 (born 1812 MD)
Elizabeth J. Cator, Wife, age 30 (born 1820 in MD)
Samuel W. Cator (Son) age 10  (born 1840 MD)
Benjamin W. Cator (Son) age 6 (born 1844 MD)
Mary J. Cator (dau) age 4, (born 1846 MD)
Martha A. Cator (dau) age 1/12 (born September 1850)
 

BALTIMORE COUNTY, SEAMAN'S BOARDING HOUSE, MD
Baltimore Ward 1, MD  Aug 18, 1850:
Alfred Cator, Mariner, born in NY1828
William E. Cater, Mariner, born in MD 1825

1860

BENJAMIN CATER, Montgomery County, Medleys District 3, page 107 of the 1860 Federal Census Index.

Sophia Cator is listed in the 1860 Census as the only Cator for Charles County, Hill Top.

Jane Cator is listed for Dorchester County, Cambridge Dist 7.

Harford County, Abingdon in 1860:  Joseph Cator (48, born about 1812), and S. William Cator (21, born about 1839).  Both are farmers.  Other children (?) in family are Benjamin (Wesly?) who is age 17 (born about 1843); Mary age 15 (born about 1845), Martha age 12 (born about 1848), and Joseph S. age 7 (born about 1853)

A Caroline Cator is listed for 1st District, Balt County.

An Elizabeth Cator for Baltimore County, 15 W. Baltimore.

A Mary Cator for Baltimore County, 15 W. Baltimore.

A Louisa P. Cator for Baltimore County, 11 W. Baltimore City.

1860 United States Federal Census Allegheny County, MD. District 3 - maybe CATON:

Note:  The following Cators are listed in Baltimore in 1860 Census: 

CATOR AMELIA 47 F B MD MD BALTIMORE 15-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR BENJ F 35 M W MD MD BALTIMORE 11-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR ELIZABETH 29 F W SCOT MD BALTIMORE 15-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR JNO 27 M W VA MD BALTIMORE 15-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR JOHN 48 M W MD MD BALTIMORE 15-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR MARY 19 F W MD MD BALTIMORE 10-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR MARY 22 F B MD MD BALTIMORE 15-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR MARY 70 F W MD MD BALTIMORE 17-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR ROBINSON W 33 M W MD MD BALTIMORE 11-WD BALTIMORE 1860
CATOR SIMON 47 M M MD MD BALTIMORE 15-WD BALTIMORE 1860

CATOR, ELEANOR,  PRINCE GEORGES, 9-DIST  Ser: M653  Roll: 478 Pg: 587 Plus CATOR, BENJAMIN; CATOR, MARY; SOPHIA WINKLER(?),  (MALE) WHITE; ELIZABETH (WHITE? CATOR?), SOPHIA (WHITE? CATOR?) ELEANOR CATOR, 1860 Census Prince Georges County Age 55 (born 1805) in Maryland

On next census page at top:  MARY A. WHITE, AGE 1 (BORN 1859 Maryland)

 

JOE AND ISABELLA CATOR  Click: CATOR/FERGUSON
Note:  The following Cators listed in Washington, DC 3rd Ward 1860 Census:
JOSEPH L. CATOR married ISABELLA DAILEY ON 1/15/18  

CATOR JOS L 44-45 M W MD DC WASHINGTON 3-WD WASHINGTON 1860 Estimated Birth Year: 1814
CATOR Isabella 30 F W VA   WASHINGTON 3-WD WASHINGTON  1860 Estimated Birth Year: 1829
CATOR Igus  6 M W DC   WASHINGTON 3-WD WASHINGTON  1860 Estimated Birth Year: 1853
CATOR Clorinda E 5 F W DC   WASHINGTON 3-WD WASHINGTON  1860 Estimated Birth Year: 1854
CATOR Celestia 5/12 F W DC   WASHINGTON 3-WD WASHINGTON  1860 Estimated Birth Year: 1859
CATOR MARY 40 F W MD DC WASHINGTON 3-WD WASHINGTON 1860 Estimated Birth Year: 1819
CATOR Jane 19 F W DC   WASHINGTON 3-WD WASHINGTON 1860 Estimated Birth Year: 1840
CATOR Sarah 32 F W MD   WASHINGTON 3-WD WASHINGTON  1860 Estimated Birth Year: 1827


Joseph L. Cator, age 45 (born about 1815 in MD); ISABELLA CATOR, b. abt 1828 VA; d. age 32 on 27 Dec 1862; buried 12/29/1862 at Congressional Cemetery Range 75, Site 212.  Igus (?) L. CATOR born about 1854 in DC Clorinda E. CATOR born about 1855 in DC CELESTIA CATOR, newborn 5 months old (born about 1860 in DC). In June 1870 Celestia Cator, 10, was living with Aunt Celestia Ferguson (64) and Elizabeth Cator, age 14 in Cantonsville, MD.  

THOMAS CATER Census  DC Washington Ward 4:  

MARY CATOR  Click: Cators/Colisons
MARY CATOR  1860 Census Washington DC:  Age 40 (born about 1820), Rented, Personal Property Value of $50, Born in Maryland.  Seamstress.  Daughters in the household:  Sarah, Age 22 (born about 1838), Seamstress; Jane, Age 19 (born abt. 1841), Seamstress.

1870

Note:  The following Cators are listed in Prince George's County MD in the 1870 Census: 

CATOR THOMAS Ours 34 M W MD MD PRINCE GEORGES SPAULDING 1870 Estimated Birth Year:  1836
CATOR GEORGE 45 M W MD MD PRINCE GEORGES SPAULDING 1870 Estimated Birth Year:  1825
CATOR RICHARD S. 23 M W MD MD PRINCE GEORGES BLADENSBURG 1870 Estimated Birth Year:  1847

Our family line in Forestville:

RICHARD S. CATOR Prince George's County, Bladensburg Age 23 (b abt 1847 MD) Farm Laborer 

1880

THOMAS AND SARAH CATOR Click: Our Cators

Our family line: CATOR, THOMAS DISTRICT 126  Spauldings, PRINCE GEORGES


CELESTIA CATOR  Click: CATOR/FERGUSON

Celestia M. Cator is listed as niece of  Celestia Ferguson. 20th Ward, Precinct 5, Baltimore City, MD @ 192 Myrtle Ave.: Celestia is 10 (born 1860).  Her sister, Elizabeth CATOR is a 24 year old niece (b. 1856 in Maryland; white) also living with Celestia Ferguson. Celestia A. Ferguson ( b. 1806 MD) is listed as the 74 year old widowed head of household.  Perhaps when Isabella died, Celestia Ferguson took on some responsibility for the raising of the Joseph and Isabella children beginning in 1862.   In 1870 Census Index on Maryland State Archives, Elizabeth Cator is listed as living in Cantonsville, MD.

SAMUEL CATOR  Click: Samuel Cators

SAMUEL CATOR, Head of household in 1880 Census for Poolesville, Montgomery, MD; age 70, born 1810 in MD and both his parents were born in MD also.  He was Postmaster, married MARY A. CATOR, age 67 (born 1813) in Maryland, as were her parents.  Children were Samuel H. Cator, age 29 (born 1841) a blacksmith, and Maggie E. Cator, age 25 (born about 1855) who assisted in the house. Daughter, MARGARET E. CATOR, 2306 Champlain Ave, NW, Wash, DC died at age 52 in 1908 (born 1856).   A Samuel H Cator is listed as a clerk in 1890 DC Directory at 3160 P northwest. 
NEW 11/8/03:  1850 MD Dorchester County, Div 3 Census taken on 5 Sept 1850 lists a young Samuel born in 1841:
Thomas Cator Age 40 (born 1810 MD) Farmer Property of $2,500.
Mary Cator 32 (born 1818 MD).
Samuel Cator 9 (born 1841 MD).
John Cator 7 (born 1843 MD).
Emila Travers 30 (born 1820 MD). 

LOUISA CATOR  Click: Cators/Colisons

1880 Census, District 83, 825 6th Street, SW, DC:  Sarah Cator COLISON and LOUISA CATOR.

 

1890 Washington DC City Directory

Albert R Cator   Anacostia painter
Joseph T Cator 3160 P northwest carpenter
Samuel H Cator 3160 P northwest clerk
Louisa Cator, widow Benjamin 825 6th southwest  
Mary F Cator, widow William A Anacostia  
William Cator Anacostia farmer
Cator Martin 1427 N northwest butcher
Charles C Cator 911 11th southeast driver
Joseph T Cator 3338 N northwest contractor
William Cator   laborer
William J Cator 908 K southeast machinist
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Washington, D.C. City Directory, 1890 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original data: Washington, D. C. City Directory, 1890. Washington, D.C.: R. L. Polk Co., 1890.

1890 Baltimore  City Directory

Name Location 1 Location 2 Occupation
Robinson W Cator; Frank P Cator; Jas H Cator; Geo Cator; Wm J H Watters; Wm H Pagon; J McK White 9 w Baltimore   millinery, notions and white goods, wholesale
Benj W Cator   101 w Saratoga salesman
Chas R Cator   600 Cathedral clerk
Wm W Cator   600 Cathedral buyer
Robinson W Cator 600 Cathedral    
Geo Cator 803 St Paul    
Sarah A Cator   803 St Paul widow B F
Robinson W Cator, jr 803 St Paul    
Dawson H Stevenson; John D Alexander; Robinson W Cator jr 41 Hopkins pl   shoes wholesale
Franklin P Cator 905 St Paul    
Jas H Cator 929 St Paul    
Geo W Cator   1213 Madison avenue clerk
Harry L Cator   1006 w Franklin clerk
Elizab Cator   921 William widow Levin
Lizzie H Cator 704 w Lanvale    
Lizzie C Cator; Emma V Micou 104 n Charles   millinery
Wm J Cator   644 w Lee machinist
*Cator C Herold   514 Broadway alley laborer

Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Baltimore, Maryland Directories, 1890 [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000. Original data: Baltimore City Directory, 1890. Baltimore, MD: R. L. Polk and Co., 1890.

1900

Note:  The following Cators are listed in Washington, DC, in 1900 Census: 

CATOR WILLIAM 38 M W b.MD       1900 Estimated Birth Year: 1862 BELOW
CATOR ALBERT R. 41 M W b.MD       1900 Estimated Birth Year: 1859 BELOW
CATOR GEORGE F.   60 M W b.MD       1900 Estimated Birth Year: 1840
CATOR JOSEPH T. 62 M W b.MD       1900 Estimated Birth Year: 1838

CHARLES C. CATOR Click: Our Cators

Charles C. Cator, Sr., 332 Polk Street, DC, District 10 - Charles is a helper at Navy Yard, he and wife born in MD to MD parents.  All children born in DC:

William Cator, 334 Polk Street, DC, District 10 - Wm is a day laborer, born in MD to MD parents. His wife was born in MD to a KY father and MD mother; all children born in DC:

Albert R. Cator, 139 Jackson Street, DC - Albert is a house painter, born in MD to MD parents. His wife was born in DC to a NY father and a MD mother; all children born in DC:
:

Richard S. CATOR, Kent, Age 51 (born 1849 in Maryland)

Thomas CATOR, Spauldings, PGC, MD; Age 64 (b. 1836 MD) Series T623  Roll 626  Pg 130, June 1-2/1900.  Thomas is listed as "father-in-law", born April 1836, 64-year old widow.  He lives with his daughter, Emma F. Cator...now married to Oliver Suit (Head of Household).  Oliver is 34, born in March 1866.  Emma is 24, born April 1876.  Oliver and Emma m. 4 years; 1 dau., listed as Elsie Suit, b. Jan 1899 (1 yr old).   All members of this Census listing were born in Md, to parents b. Maryland.   Oliver & Thomas are farmers. .     

Thomas CATOR, DC, Age 72 (born 1828 in Maryland to Maryland parents) 

Thomas CATOR, Spauldings, Age 64 (b 1836 M), 1306 Champlain Ave
Plus Thomas' daughter Maggie Cator Coates, and her daughters Helen and _______. 

1900 U.S. Census MD, BALTIMORE, 13-WD BALTIMORE, District 172
for 803 St. Paul Street:
Sallie Cator, Retired Merchant, age 66 living with her son George.  Next door is Franklin Cator with wife Annie B. H.  Kids are in school; servants are cook, waitress and chambermaid. Franklin is a merchange and his servants are cook and maid

1903 Boyd's Directory - page 305/DC

1910

Richard S. CATOR, PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, 13 Dist. Age 63 (born 1847 in MD).

William CATOR, DC Census, ED 232, Age 49 (estimated born in 1861) in DC

Note:  The following Cators are listed in Washington, DC, in 1910 Census: 

CATOR ALBERT R. 50 M W b.MD ED231 1910 Estimated Birth Year: 1859-60
CATOR MARY F. 72 F W b.MD ED231 1910 Estimated Birth Year: 1838
CATOR BENJAMIN B. # 40 M W b.MD ED79 1910 Estimated Birth Year: 1870
CATOR MARGARET S.   59 F W b.MD ED183 1910 Estimated Birth Year: 1851
CATOR SAMUEL H. # 39 M W b.MD ED 154 1910 Estimated Birth Year: 1881
CATOR THOMAS 73 M W b.MD ED218 1910 Estimated Birth Year: 1847

BENJAMIN B. CATOR:  WASH DC  ED 79, Age 40,  Series: T624  Roll: 151   Page: 151
Benjamin B. Cator was head of household, age 40 (born about 1870) in Maryland to Maryland parents.  His wife, Irene, was same age. They lived at 1309 South Capital Street in DC.  They had been married 10 years and had 5 children, all of whom were living in 1910. Irene was born in PA to parents also born in PA.  Their oldest son was  Baden, age 7 (born 1903 - See note below on birth on 29 Sept 1902*) in DC.  Then Clyde, age 6 (born 1904).  A son named Ross, age 2, born 1908.  They may have a twin son (Jerry?)/daughter (_______?) ages 4 (born 1906).  Benjamin B. Cator was a laborer who worked ___________?.    *Note:  A Baden Cator is listed in SSDI as born on 29 Sept 1902 and death on 15 April 1973.  SS #579-60-6143; Issued in DC; Last Residence: Washington DC.  Is this a son?? 

BENJAMIN W. CATOR, Baltimore, 3-Dist., age 66 (born 1844 MD to MD parents) Series: T624 Roll: 551 Pg: 76
Benjamin W. Cator married "Florence" in 1899.  Benjamin worked as a  millinery salesman in 1910.  Florence Cator was 48 (born 1862).  They were married 11 years. Florence was born 1862 in VA to VA parents and she had two children, both living in 1910 with them:  Benjamin's Stepdaughter, Florence Becker was 25 and had been married to Louis C. Becker (age 27).  The Beckers had three children, still living in 1910; the 3 Becker children are listed above in the census picture.  

GEORGE and sister MARY CATOR, Balt. 11 Ward  Series: T624 Roll: 556 Pg: 23; 803 St. Paul St., Balt.
George Cator,
age 54, born in MD (about 1856?), Head, SINGLE;  b MD to MD Father & VA Mother.    He owns his house free of indebtedness.  His profession is "Bonding". 
==> Living with him is his older sister, Mary J. Cator (58) b. abt  1852; single; not employed.
==> Living with him is his much younger single brother, Benjamin F. Cator (26) b. abt 1884, lawyer
==> Living with him is his much younger single sister, Louise Cator (24),b. abt 1886, unemployed.   
 

George F. CATOR taken June 1; DC; Ser: T623 Roll: 159  Pg: 18
George F. Cator, Head/Widow, age 60 (b. Feb 1840) works as a house contractor
==> Lives with single son George C. Cator age 21 (b Dec 1878); works as an elevator operator.  
Together they rent a house at  19th Street near PA Ave., DC.  .

DC, Wash., ED 154, Samuel H. Cator (39 MD)  Series: T624  Roll: 153   Page: 246, Taken April 21-22, 1910.  

1920 DC (8 known households)

CATOR ALBERT R. 60 M W b.MD ED354 1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1860
CATOR Lavinia S. + daughter Lucille Cator Sims
and her husbland Claude M. Sims
  F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1864
CATOR Mary T.  (Mother)   F W b.MD   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1840
CATOR Helen (dau)   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1916
CATOR Mary (dau)   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1901
CATOR CHARLES 56 M W b.DC ED229 1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1864
CATOR Lorania (Lurania)   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1879
CATOR James
Mabel Cator Drummond
and Ralph Drumond also live w/family
  M W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1895
CATOR EDWARD 21 M W b..DC ED 113 1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1899
CATOR Ruth V.   F W b.DC ED234 1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1901
CATOR CHARLES C. 23 M W b.DC ED 113 1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1897
CATOR Ruth A.   F W b:MD   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1897
CATOR BERNICE L.   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1915
CATOR Evelyn E.   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1917
CATOR Mary A.   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1918
CATOR KATHERINE M. (Lodger)
 1525 Vermont St.
Clerk Risk Ins.
21 F W b.MD ED14 1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1899
CATOR NADINE (Lodger)
1525 Vermont St.
Clerk Treasury Dept
(Nellie Spedden also Lodger)
34 F W b.MD ED14 1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1886
CATOR Richard D.  624 MD Av, NE (Rent); clerk musical store   M W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1888
CATOR Carry (Carrie?) W.   624 MD Av, NE (Rent)
Born in OH to CT born parents
30 M W b.Oh   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1888
CATOR SAMUEL H. 49 M W b.MD ED210 1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1871
CATOR Minnie   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1871
CATOR Ralph E.   M W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1897
CATOR Wm
Charity Pettit, widowed
Mother-in-Law lives with them.
  M W b, DC   1920 1892
CATOR Bell(e)   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1892
CATOR Helen   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1916
CATOR Thelma   F W b.DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1916
CATOR Estelle   F W b..DC   1920 Estimated Birth Year: 1915
 

1930 DC

BENJAMIN B. and MARGARET CATOR   Click: Cator/Baden/Minto
District 119 - Benjamin B. Cator and wife, Margaret Cator...1007 1st Street SE.   Ben B. was born in MD to MD-born parents. Margaret was born in Pennsylvania to an England-born dad and an PA-born mom.  He is a laborer for the coal yard.  She is a "bushler" for the National Pants Factory.

1930 MARYLAND

BOYD CATOR, born  1860; age 70; Single.Lodger at Tilghman house. 113-123 Mt. Royal Avenue   Baltimore, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: 855; Page: 14A; Enumeration District:  152

GEORGE CATOR, born about 1848 (age 82).  Listed as Single, a veteran, born in MD to MD parents.  (803 St. Paul St., Baltimore)

FRANKLIN P. CATOR AND WIFE, ANNIE H. CATOR, b.  1855.  Both born in MD to MD born parents. Annie born 1861.  3333 No. Charles Street.  Baltimore, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: 856; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 175

JACOB and EVA CATOR FAMILY, Russian/Jewish. Click: Russian Cators

Baltimore, Baltimore City, MD; Roll: 864; Pg 5B; EDistrict: 344   

OTHO ROLAND "TEX" CATOR AND THE HINDER FAMILY (unattached)

OTHO ROLAND "TEX" CATOR, grandson of Otho M. Hinder.  Born 1925 (5 years old) in Maryland to MD born parents.  The Hinders were: Otho, born in VA to VA born parents; Mary born in Maryland to German born parents.  Residence 405 Cross Street. Baltimore,
Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: 865; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 376
Otho Roland "Tex" Cator   See  Individual Cators  for more Info

OTHO ROLAND "TEX" CATOR: 1930 Census = Born 7 June 1924 (age 5) and living in his grandparents Otho and Mary OTHO ROLAND "TEX" CATOR: 1930 Census = Born 7 June 1924 (age 5) and living in his grandparents Otho and Mary Hinder's home in Baltimore, Maryland. Otho R. Cator and his parents were all born in Maryland. Grandparents Otho and Mary Hinder are 63 and 59 years of age respectively.  Otho M. Hinder was born in Virginia, as were his parents and he worked in 1930 as a stevedore for Lancer Fruit Company; Mary was born in Germany, as were her parents.  Last SSDI residence listed as Miami, Ottawa, OK, SS#213124282 issued in Maryland.    

MIAMI, Okla. Otho Roland "Tex" Cator, 77, passed away Monday, March 4, 2002. He was a quality controller for National Can Corporation.  Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami. Burial: Miami G.A.R. Cemetery. Visitation: Thursday 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.


WILLIAM W. CATOR, and wife (NU) and son Franklin Cator, age 19.  William W. born 1865 in MD to MD born parents.  Value of home is $28,500 in 1930!  He married (name missing) at 28 and his wife is 58 (b. 1872) and married at 36.  She was from NJ and her parents from Massachusetts. Son Franklin is living at the home, is 19 and single.  Residence:  4907 Roland Avenue  William W. is retired.  Franklin works as a clerk for a bonding company.

Baltimore County, Maryland Farmer's 1915 Directory Page 046:
Cator, Franklin P.,  12 Club Road, Tuxedo B tel.
Cator, William W., 511 Roland Ave, Tuxedo B tel.

1930 - Dorchester County, MD  Click: Dorchester Cators
 

THOMAS B. CATOR , Age 72 (born about 1858 in MD). and daughter EMILY W. CATOR, age 26 and single.  Residence: 100 Muse Avenue, Cambridge.  Thomas is a hotel proprietor.  Cambridge, Dorchester, Maryland; Roll: 873; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 12

1930 - East Grand Rapids, MI

William CATOR, Jr. and wife Marion.  William was born in MD to a MD born father and a NJ born mother.  He married Marion who was born in MD to a Illinois born father and a VA born mother. 
William is employed as a hardware salesman.     

1930 - New Jersey

Florence CATOR:    Florence was born in Maryland about 1870 and is working as a servant at the John and Hazel Brown home in Belleview, Essex, NJ.  She is a widow born in MD to MD parents.  Her maiden name is unknown; her husband's name is unknown..

1930 - Pennsylvania For more info on these Cators,  Click: Dorchester Cators

Valerie Mace CATOR:    Age 50, born about 1880 in Maryland.  Living in 1930 in Philadelphia.  She rents a boarding house and takes in boarders.  She is widowed.  She lives next to Southhampton Road (see Benjamin and George and Ward below:

Benjamin F. CATOR and wife Tacy L.  Benjamin was born  January 27, 1893.  Next door is a Carter.  If this is a Cator instead, they may be related as they are also from Maryland. Benjamin F. Cator was born in MD to MD born parents, CHARLES BRAGG and VALERIE "Vee" MACE CATOR.  Tacy was born in PA to PA born parents.   Son Ward Cator was born in Maryland.  Benjamin and the neighbor, George H. Carter/Cator both are "chauffeurs for the city transportation".  George H Carter/Cator was also born in MD to MD born parents.  George is just two years younger than Benjamin.  They live next door to each other on Southhampton Road in Philadelphia.

1930 - District of Columbia

Elizabeth C. Cator was born in DC, but lived in Los Angeles in 1930 and worked as a servant for the William Brown family.  Elizabeth is single and age 49 which means she was born about 1881 in DC.

James Cator was born in DC around 1892.  In 1930 he was living as a boarder at the George Nalley home at 525 5th St., SE, in DC.  James is a 38 year old, single, wholesale foods salesman who was born in DC to parents who were both born in DC:  Roll: 295; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 833.0.

CHARLES C. CATOR Click: Our Cators  916 G STREET, DC:

At this point Charlie is working as a successful electrician for an electric company (although he is color blind!) Roll: 295; Page: 4B; E District: 129   
Note:  Charles Cator:  577-05-0402  22443 Colonial Bch, Westmoreland, VA.  Born 10 Feb 1895; Died Jan. 1987.
Note:  Florence Cator:  578-03-3338 22443  Colonial Bch, Westmoreland, Virginia  Born: 27 May 1899 Died Aug 1978.

WILLIAM CATOR Click: Cator/Liston

WILLIAM CATOR (OUR CATORS) FAMILY: 1723 B STREET SE, DC: SE, DC.  William is working as a fireman for the steam railroad.  William was born in DC to a father born in DC and a mother born in Ireland. Belle was born in MD to MD born parents.  All children born in DC.  Roll: 296; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 143  For more information see the Cator/Liston webpage.

Note:  Belle Cator, wife: 
SSN 577-28-6120; Last Residence 20028, Washington DC; b. Sept 8, 1891, D. Dec. 1969
Note:  William C. Cator, Son, 577-56-4790, 20772 Upper Marlboro, PGC, Md;  B. 8 June 1943; D. 29 Feb 2004; issued DC.

John E. Cator and family Catherine B. Cator, wife; sons John E, Jr., and Bennie Cator:
John Sr was born about 1891 in Virginia to VA born parents.  He is a carpenter
For more information see:   McGaha/Cator line: 
Roll: 296; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 172

Ida Cator, Widow, working as housekeeper for Nellie M. Jenkins in DC,  Ida is 64 (born about 1866 in Maryland to MD born parents.    Roll: 301; Page: 25B; Enumeration District: 32  4325 4th St? 

William Cator, age 69 (b. abt 1861 in Maryland to MD born parents).  Age when married was 55.  No wife listed at all in this census; he is a resident of St. Elizabeth Hospital in April 1930.
Roll: 302; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 344


RICHARD T.  CATOR FAMILY Click: Richard T. Cator

Richard T. Cator, 4821 Kansas Avenue, born 11 Feb 1887, age 43.  Born in Maryland to MD born parents. He works as a carpenter in building construction.  His wife, Carrie W. Cator is 40.  They married when she was 25 and he was 28.  They have a son, Richard T. Cator, Jr, who is 3 (born 1927) in DC. Roll: 304; Page: 53B; Enumeration District: 375.

Note:  Son, Richard T. Cator:  578-28-2116, 32060  Live Oak, Suwannee, Florida Born 24 Nov 1926; Died 5 Mar. 2003

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