Arthur Hilmer Cato

#317, b. 16 March 1858, d. 15 July 1932

Individual's Timeline

Birth16 March 1858Arthur Hilmer Cato1,2
Marriage18 March 1880Arthur Hilmer Cato3,4,5
Death of Father23 January 1884Joseph Cato6,7
Probate13 June 1885Joseph Cato8
Death4 September 1893Amy Nichols9
Probate13 September 1893Amy Nichols
Marriage30 September 1896Arthur Hilmer Cato10,11
Death of Mother10 August 1908Frances Hickman
Marriage of SonDecember 1910Clarence Melmer Cato12
Marriage of Son19 April 1911Joseph Preston Cato13,14
Marriage of Daughter9 May 1914Vera Frances Cato15,16,17
Death15 July 1932Arthur Hilmer Cato

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Note: Joseph Cato the younger had five sons. Sam Joseph and George all of whom grew apples at the Huon Frank of Hearts Hardware Launceston and Hilmer who lived at Paraclete. Of his sons I only remember Melven who I was obliged to fight as he went to Friends High where the boys were all cads and had to be reminded of it when they met a man from Queens.19
  • Occupation: Arthur was a Gardener/Farmer, sometimes referred to as an orchardist. He was a fruit grower of Providence Valley in 1892.
  • (executor_2) Will: Samuel Cato left a will in 1891 in Tasmania, Australia, in which Arthur Hilmer Cato was named as an executor; The Estate was valued at £357.20

Voter Enrolements

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: 1933 - some papers are in the Tasmanian archives from the Supreme Court of Tasmania and Sherrif's Office. The title of these is - Arthur Hilmer Cato and the Church of England of Tasmania - The Equity Procedure Act (File no.705). AE763/1/432.

Children of Arthur Hilmer Cato and Amy Nichols

Children of Arthur Hilmer Cato and Annie Peddar

Citations

  1. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: ARTHUR HILMAN
    Event: Birth
    Father/Spouse Surname: JOSEPH
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: HICKMAN FANNY
    Day: 16
    Month: 3
    Year: 1858
    Age:
    Sex: M
    Spouse Age:
    Spouse Sex:
    Registration Place: HOBART
    Registration Number: 1435/1858
    Reference: RGD 33.
  2. Tasmanian Family Link, online http://www.eos.tased.edu.au/pioneers/taslink3, Tasmanian Family Link TASP #73031.
  3. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905.
  4. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: ARTHUR HILMER
    Event: Marriage
    Father/Spouse Surname: NICHOLS
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: AMY
    Day: 18
    Month: 3
    Year: 1880
    Age: 22
    Sex: M
    Spouse Age: 26
    Spouse Sex: F
    Registration Place: HOBART
    Registration Number: 93/1880
    Reference: RGD 37.
  5. Website Tasmania, Australia, Index to Marriage Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1962 (unknown url) "Arthur Hilmer Cato
    Spouse Name:      Amy Nichols
    Marriage Date:      18 Mar 1880
    Gender:      Male
    Publication Date:      26 Mar 1880."
  6. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, 1884/1447.
  7. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: JOSEPH
    Event: Death
    Father/Spouse Surname:
    Mother/Spouse Given Names:
    Day: 23
    Month: 1
    Year: 1884
    Age: 63
    Sex: M
    Spouse Age:
    Spouse Sex:
    Registration Place: HOBART
    Registration Number: 1447/1884
    Reference: RGD 35.
  8. Tasmanian Archives database: Name:
    Cato, Joseph
    Record Type:
    Wills
    Year:
    1884
    Will number:
    2818
    Page:
    156
    Document ID:
    NAME_INDEXES:633690
    Resource
    AD960/1/14.
  9. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: AMY
    Event: Death
    Father/Spouse Surname:
    Mother/Spouse Given Names:
    Day: 04
    Month: 9
    Year: 1893
    Age: 40
    Sex: F
    Spouse Age:
    Spouse Sex:
    Registration Place: HOBART
    Registration Number: 586/1893
    Reference: RGD 35.
  10. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: ARTHUR HILMER
    Event: Marriage
    Father/Spouse Surname: PEDDER
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: ANNIE
    Day: 30
    Month: 9
    Year: 1896
    Age: 38
    Sex: M
    Spouse Age: 26
    Spouse Sex: F
    Registration Place: HOBART
    Registration Numb.
  11. Website Tasmania, Australia, Index to Marriage Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1962 (unknown url) "A Hilmer Cato
    Spouse Name:      Annie Pedder
    Marriage Date:      30 Sep 1896
    Gender:      Male
    Publication Date:      15 Oct 1896."
  12. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Cato, Clarence M and O'Leary, Ada I in Mile End page 1c/706.
  13. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: JOSEPH PRESTON
    Event: M
    Father/Spouse Surname: PHILLIPS
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: JANET BODDINGTON
    Date: 1911-04-19
    Sex: M
    Place: DAVET ST CONGREGATIONAL, HOBART
    Registration Year: 1911
    Registration Number: 580.
  14. Website Tasmania, Australia, Index to Marriage Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1962 (unknown url) "J Preston Cato
    Spouse Name:      Janet B (Jean) Phillips
    Marriage Date:      19 Apr 1911
    Gender:      Male
    Publication Date:      20 May 1911."
  15. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: VERA FRANCES
    Event: M
    Father/Spouse Surname: BARWICK
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: LAWRENCE THOMAS
    Date: 1914-05-09
    Sex: F
    Place: MOUNT STEWART, HOBART
    Registration Year: 1914
    Registration Number: 606.
  16. Website Tasmania, Australia, Index to Marriage Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1962 (unknown url) "Vera F Cato
    Spouse Name:      Laurence T Barwick
    Marriage Date:      9 May 1914
    Gender:      Female
    Publication Date:      11 Jul 1914."
  17. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tuesday 9 May 1939 p 1 Family Notices.
  18. Tas cemeteries database, online http://eheritage.statelibrary.tas.gov.au,      CATO      Arthur Hilmer      74      Burial      17-Jul-1932.
  19. Letter, W S (Stan) CATO to Oscar Herbert Cato GREEN, 15/7/1948.
  20. Tasmanian Wills 1825 - 1915, online http://digital.statelibrary.tas.gov.au, 1891 AD960/18 352 3993.
  21. Australian Voter Rolls 1901 - 1936, online http://search.ancestry.com.au
  22. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, Birth 1888/1519
    Ceath 188/1489.
  23. Judi Ferguson Sawyer, "A H cato family," e-mail to Shirley Elrick, July 2000.
  24. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Ada
    Event: B
    Father/Spouse Surname: Arthur Hilmer CATO
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: Annie CATO nee Pedder
    Date: 1907-04-22
    Sex: F
    Place: MOUNT STUART
    Registration Year: 1907
    Registration Number: 440.
  25. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: Vivian Mervyn Wilcox
    Event: B
    Father/Spouse Surname: Arthur Hilmer CATO
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: Annie CATO nee Pedder
    Date: 1909-06-28
    Sex: M
    Place: MOUNT STUART
    Registration Year: 1909
    Registration Number: 842.