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Robert Tate

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Russell, Boteourt, Virginia, United States
Death: August 3, 1844 (76)
Tateville, Pulaski County, Kentucky
Place of Burial: Old Tateville Cem., Tateville, Pulaski, KY
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. John Tate and Mary Tate (Bracken)
Husband of Winnie Tate
Father of Lydia Smith; Samuel TATE; John Tate; Mary Short and Mara Bracken TATE
Brother of Homer Tate; Hannah Fugate; John Tate; Joseph Tate; Martha Buster and 6 others

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6. ROBERT3 TATE (JOHN (COL.)2, ROBERT (SR.)1) was born July 31, 1768 in Fincastle, VA, and died August 03, 1844 in Tateville, Pulaski Co, KY. He married WINNIE ATKINSON Abt. 1805. She was born August 1766 in SC, and died April 13, 1856 in Tateville, Pulaski Co, KY.

Notes for ROBERT TATE:

Excerpts from Tate Families of the Southern States, by Laura Mentzel and Ethel Updike, 1984

Robert Tate was born July 31, 1768 in Fincastle, Botetourt County, VA, son of Col. John and Mary Bracken Tate. He settled very early in 1773 in Augusta County, VA. In 1776, Washington County was organized so he grew up in the same place on Big Moccasin Creek, a spur of Clinch Mountain and Holston River. He died in Pulaski County, KY. He married Winnie Atkinson, and settled in KY in about 1806 with his siblings, Major Samuel Bracken Tate, Hannah Fugate and Martha Buster. They were living in KY in 1810 with two children. His will February 15, 1844, probated August 19, 1844 with heirs only: Mary Short, Lidia and Joseph Smith, Samuel B. Tate, Peter Smith and Samuel. Samuel was executor. Witnessed by H. N. Beaty.

References: Wills Pulaski County, KY

Robert Tate was a slave owner. A very religious man, always wearing fancy deerskin clothing and a hunting shirt at religious meetings.


  1. 19. i. LYDIA4 TATE, b. August 15, 1808, Pulaski Co, KY; d. December 09, 1845, Pulaski County, KY.

ii. SAMUEL TATE, b. May 13, 1810, Pulaski Co, KY; d. October 08, 1828, Old Tateville Cemetery, Tateville, Pulaski Co, KY; m. MARY; d. Unknown.

20. iii. MARY TATE, b. December 05, 1811, Pulaski Co, KY; d. December 18, 1864.

iv. JOHN TATE, b. May 31, 1813, Pulaski Co, KY; d. October 27, 1823, Somerset, KY.

v. MARA BRACKEN TATE, b. 1815, Pulaski Co, KY; d. Unknown; m. SAM BAKER; d. Unknown.


Robert Tate, was born July 3, 1768. Robert was married to Winnie Atkinson about the year 1807. Their daughter, Mary, wife of Milton Short, was born December 5, 1811.

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Robert Tate's Timeline

July 31, 1768
Russell, Boteourt, Virginia, United States
August 15, 1808
Age 40
Pulaski County, Kentucky
May 13, 1810
Age 41
Pulaski Co., KY
December 5, 1811
Age 43
Pulaski, KY, USA
May 31, 1813
Age 44
Age 46
August 3, 1844
Age 76
Tateville, Pulaski County, Kentucky
August 1844
Age 76
Old Tateville Cem., Tateville, Pulaski, KY