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Origins of the Kate Family Name - Germany
Components of the Coat of Arms - The Shield is: Blue background with a silver cat rampant. The Crest is: Five ostrich feathers.
Henrietta Kate Hessel, Catherine Henrietta Kate and her brother Robert Kate were born in Saxony, Germany. Henrietta Kate was married to Fredrick Traugust Hessel Hessel, Fredrick Traugust in Saxony, Germany. Fredrick brought Henrietta and 5 of their children to America - West, Texas - about 1881.
Robert Kate was killed in a mine accident.References:
Aderhold Funeral Home - West, Texas
Moritz Hessel - age 92 - written down by daughter Millie Hessel Halve