A genealogy book is currently being written on John Tate and His Descendants. John Tate was born in Ireland and came to America before 1800 and settled in Pennsylvania. This book will be going to the publisher around the first of year 2004 and will be released at the Tate/Pemberton Family Reunion at Tate's Chapel and Cemetery, near Galatia, Saline County, Illinois. The book will include families of the Tate's, Pemberton's, Carter's, Henderson's, Holliday's, Russell's and their descendants along with many other family names connected to the John Tate families.

The book will be hard back and contain approximately 800 pages of information, including an index and a section on the Robert A. Tate family and his descendant with its separate index.

Mrs. Frances Shelton
3870 Galatia Road
Galatia, Illinois 62935
Phone: (618) 268-4806

Cost of the book will $40.00 per book if picked up at the Tate/Pemberton reunion Labor Day weekend in September 2004 at the Tate's Chapel Church & Cemetery in Saline County, Illinois. If you prefer the book to be mailed to you the cost per book will be $40.00 plus $8.00 each, for mailing for a total of $48.00 per book. Books must be pre-ordered. There will not be any additional books printed. Only the number prepaid will be available and reserved for those who order.

Robert Franklin Payne, Sr. - Book Author
3369 North County Road 503
Blytheville, Arkansas 72315
(870) 564-2447

The above notice was posted July 12, 2003.