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Elizabeth Minwal CatesAge: 90 years19112002

Elizabeth Minwal Cates
Given names
Elizabeth Minwal
Birth December 30, 1911 40 28
Birth of a brotherCharles Anderson Cates
1916 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherCharles Anderson Cates
1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a maternal grandmotherJulia Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Holt
May 20, 1917 (Age 5 years)

Her obituary appeared in the Alamance Gleaner on May 24, 1917 and reads:

"Mrs. C. F. Rauhut died Sunday at Rainey Hospital after an operation that was hoped would alleviate her condition. She was the daughter of the late Daniel C. Holt and was reared about a mile and a half west of Graham. She is survived by her husband, one son and three daughters. She was a sister of Mr. Lewis H. Holt, County Surveyor. The interment was at Pine Hill Cemetery."

Rainey Hospital Was Part of City Life Rainey St. was Busy in Early 1900s TN 04/15/79

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Elizabeth Lloyd
June 22, 1922 (Age 10 years)
Death of a fatherWalter Lee Cates
May 14, 1923 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherCharles Frederick Rauhut
June 29, 1925 (Age 13 years)
Burial of a maternal grandfatherCharles Frederick Rauhut
July 1, 1925 (Age 13 years)

Birth: Jul. 13, 1857 Death: Jun. 29, 1925

Inscription: h/o Julia E Holt

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery Burlington Alamance County North Carolina, USA

Plot: Section A

Name: Charles F. Rauhut Titles & Terms (Original): Titles & Terms (Standardized): Death Date: 29 Jun 1925 Death Place: Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina Gender: Male Race (Original): w Race (Expanded): White Age at Death: 67y 10m 16d Estimate Birth Year: Birthdate: 13 Jul 1857 Birthplace: Anderson S.C. Marital Status: Widowed Spouse's Name: Julia Raukut Spouse's Titles & Terms (Original): Spouse's Titles & Terms (Standardized): Father's Name: Charles Rauhut Father's Titles & Terms (Original): Father's Titles & Terms (Standardized): Father's Place of Birth: Sax Weimer Germany Mother's Name: Eliza Ritz Mother's Titles & Terms (Original): Mother's Titles & Terms (Standardized): Mother's Place of Birth: Polan. Occupation: Merchant Street Address: Residence: 309 South Broad Cemetery: Pine Hill Cem. Burial Place: Burial Dae: 01 Jul 1925 Funeral Home: Informant: Additional Relatives: X Film Number: 1893737 Digital Folder Number: 4216522 Image Number: 1955 Reference Number: fn 946 cn 1 Collection: North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
MarriageJames Melvin Jr ButlerView this family
August 8, 1934 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Death of a husbandJames Melvin Jr Butler
October 31, 1948 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a motherMinnie Elizabeth Rauhut
June 24, 1967 (Age 55 years)
Death March 24, 2002 (Age 90 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 23, 1910USA, Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, USA
6 years
younger brother
-4 years
Family with James Melvin Jr Butler - View this family
Marriage: August 8, 1934Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, USA

  1. Generation 1
    1. Elizabeth Minwal Cates, daughter of Walter Lee Cates and Minnie Elizabeth Rauhut, was born on December 30, 1911 in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina and died on March 24, 2002 in Seattle, King County, Washington at the age of 90. She married James Melvin Jr Butler on August 8, 1934 in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina. He was born on March 3, 1906 in Howellsville Twp, Robeson, North Carolina and died on October 31, 1948 in St. Pauls, Robeson, North Carolina at the age of 42.