Looking for information on the Pate family who lived in Boonesmill, Franklin Co., VA around the early 1880's, at least. Father's name was JOHN PATE, b. circa 1850 (possibly in North Carolina). Mother was EMILY (or EMMA) JANE (maiden name unknown), b. 1856; d. 5/13/1940 in Coal City, West Virginia. They had at least four daughters,
LUCIE MILDRED (married Floyd Thomas COALSON in West VA), b. 4/29/1883; d. 12/11/1939
Mary A. (married Daniel Gordon COALSON in West VA), b. 1/4/1884; d. 11/17/1949
Virginia "Ginny" (married unknown REED or REID), b. 1888
Ollie Ida (married James Stuart COALSON in West VA), b. 7/3/1897; d. 10/23/1972
Lucy had previously been married to a man named CHARLES T. WRIGHT; Ollie had also been previously married to a man named GEORGE W. LESTER.
If anyone sees a connection, please contact me.