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GENERATION: GEORGE THOMAS
CATOR AND WIFE CAROLINE BAKER LOCKER
GENERATION: THOMAS PRATT
CATOR AND WIFE LYDIA A NEALE
When Thomas Pratt Cator was born about
1844, in Prince George's County, Maryland, his father, George Thomas Cator, was
43 and his mother, Caroline Baker Locker Cator, was 39. He married Lydia A.
Neale on December 15, 1866, in Anne Arundel County, MD.
She was born on June 22, 1845. He was a
Justice of the Peace. They had one child during their marriage., Carrie, who
died as an infant.
T. Pratt died on March 22, 1872, in
Marlboro, PGC, MD, at the age of 28, and was buried in Upper Marlboro,
remarried after Pratt died; became wife of Dr. James E. Sears and then she
became his widow also. Lydia .A. Cator/Sears died May 1, 1923
T. PRATT CATOR:
1872, Trinity Episcopal Church Cemeteries, 14515 Church St.,
Upper Marlboro, PG, MD.
Occupation: September 15, 1871, Justice of the Peace, 3rd District
Will: April 03, 1873, Probate File #0905 Maryland State Archives.
Grave of T. Pratt Cator
CAROLINE "CARRIE" CATOR
Child of T. PRATT & L. A. HAMMETT CATOR.
born July 31, 1869; died September 20, 1870 (died
at less than one year of age). Burial: 1870, Trinity Episcopal Church
Cemetery, 14515 Church St., Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County,
MORE ON LYDIA A.
CATOR/SEARS and her husband Dr. James E. Sears:
James is working at an apothecary and Lydia
keeps house. Living with them are the parents of James, William
age 81 and Sarah age 76. William is a farmer.
Lydia A. Sears
is listed in the following Census for 1880 in MD:
Lydia A. Sears is
listed in the following Census for 1900 in MD:
Dr. James E. Sears and Lydia A. Cator,
widow of Pratt Cator, married by 1900. They are now 55 years of age. Lydia is listed as having one child (Carrie) who
is no longer alive. Both James and Lydia were born in MD to MD born parents.
James is a title examiner in 1900.
Washington Post Obituary JULY 26, 1904: