Note: I find these statements, in the Union Provost Marshalls Files relating to individuals:
written on the folder:
William Cato, Bollinger Co, citizen
to be examined
Jan 3rd, 1863 Recom'd for Release
Released Jny6 by order Col Dick Allen
Papers referred to Col Hildebrand Jany 16
"This prisoner can not be found" signed Spahr?
Oct 14? 19? 1862
Wm Cato, Bollinger Co, age 20, I was arrested August 14th-was home, about my ordinary business--Don't know what for-no idea. Never been in arms-rebels tried to press me into arms once but I could not endure service--am consumptive. Never took the oath--no objection to it.
signed Wm Cato his mark
Wm Cato age 20 years resides in Dallas Bollinger Co. occupation farmer. Says-he was arrested by Capt Leigh? of the State Militia 14 of August. thinks the charge against him was for not enrolling. is willing to take the oath of allegiance and enroll and perform the duties of a citizen of the United States.
signed Wm + Cato his mark
Wm Cato Age 20 years. resides in Bollinger Co MO. Says he has a cousin? about 40 years of age. that he was arrested in Bollinger Co on the 14th day of August, by an officer of the MSM (Missouri State Militia) does not know the charge against him but thinks it was for not enrolling Says he is willing to go home enroll and take the oath of allegiance to the US Govt and do all the duties of a citizen of the United States. signed Wm + Cato his mark
Also in these files:
The Parole of Green Cato, citizen, envelope dated Dec 29th 1862
I Green Cato of Bollinger County Missouri aged 40 years in consideration of being discharged from arrest do hereby declare and promise...(the Oath of Allegiance to the US Govt follows).....Sworn before me 31st Dec 1862 Chas A. Banner Prov Marshall
(?Green Cato may be the 40-year-old cousin referred by to William Cato above?)
Re: Sterling and Green Cato
Posted by: Chris Brillon Date: November 01, 2000 at 15:58:52
In Reply to: Sterling and Green Cato by Lynn Cato Wyman of 791
Green Cato lived in Mo.And had a daughter Artmisa,Iam a desendant
Name Lewis CATO, 440
Father Sterling of KY CATO Sr., 256 (ca1755-)
Mother 1st wife of Sterling of KY, 2876
1 UNNAMED, 441
Children Simeon, 1213 (1805-)
Tabitha, 1224 (1810-) 2 Sarah, 1225
Children Tabitha Artemissa, 1226 (1810-1869)
Wiley, 1255 (1811-<1869) Chapman "Chap", 1258 (1817-) Nellie, 1267 (1815-<1869) Granderson, 1270 (1819-) Green, 1273 (1823-) Elizabeth, 1279 (1825-) Louisa, 1281 (1827-) .
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