John, W. Tate, born 1851 in Monroe Co. IN and died in 1882 same county. John was son of Jesse and Elizabeth (Brookshire) Tate. He is a descendant of Col. John Tate of Virginia who fought in the Revolutionary War. He married Nancy Catherine Ballenger who was born in 1853 Monroe Co. IN and died in 1937 in same county. They had three daughters, Lizzie, Lilly and Mary Alice. John, Nancy, Lizzie and Lilly are buried in the South Union Cemetery in Monroe Co. IN.