Census of 1870 - William Tate, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, age 38, born circa 1832 in Alabama, lawyer, living in household with Mary Tate, age 31, born circa 1839 in Alabama.
William Tate, Lavaca County District Attorney from March 8, 1858, to September 1861. Hallettsville Herald, 12/25/1887, p. 3, crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library. Wm. Tate, District Attorney of the Tenth District in 1858 and 1859, comprised of Calhoun, Victoria, Jackson, Lavaca, DeWitt, and Gonzales counties. The Texas Almanac for 1858, p. 126, and Texas Almanac for 1859, p. 195, crediting Texas State Historical Association.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Hallettsville Herald, December 25, 1887Texas Almanac, 1858Texas Almanac, 1859
Wm. Tate mentioned in obituary of Mrs. Mary Kroeschel, The Hallettsville New Era, 9/17/1912, p. 1, crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library. "Deceased had been a resident of this city for many years. She came here with her first husband, Wm. Tate, a lawyer, to whom she had been shorty before married at Fort Smith, Arkansas. Wm. Tate died here shortly after the war and about three years later she married Wm. Kroeschel, then a business man of this city, who died in 1890."
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
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