For a long time I have failed to say several things central to the present state of things, in the world, and in my Pates' history.
My physician Dr. Christopher Pate is related to Creech’s and Battens of Rains Cross Roads and Pine Level west of Patetown, where he is descended from a Shadrach (“Shade”) Pate, who was a descendant of the Rev. Bishop Charles Pate, son of Thoroughgood Pate of Old Bertie County..
For a long time I have written about Pate North Carolina’s origins, in notes I have shared with you and others. North Carolina holds keys to the settlement and development of all of North America. Among the most interesting introductions to this is James M. Creech’s History of Greene County, North Carolina, published by Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, Md., 1979.
Mr. Creech’s History shows Dobbs County era links to the Joseph Greene who financed the building and operation of the ferry that operated between Calvin Pate’s plantation and the Whitfield’s White Hall plantation at the present Seven Springs. An Anthony Pate married into the Whitfield family, to which family Joseph Greene was also related by marriage.
I believe this Anthony Pate, a contemporary of Joseph Pate of Patetown, was the Anthony van Pelt of Dobbs and Greene County. For reasons that are unclear to me, the history of the Pelt family seems suppressed in North Carolina. The wife of Mr. Creech was Hester Pelt, but the Pelts are not given any study in Mr. Creech’s History. The same historical anonymity also extends to the Lanen van Pelts, from whom descend the Lanes, who figured so prominently in North Carolina history.
This may have to do with the historical problem of the reconciliation of myth of the Lost Colony of Sir Walter Raleigh with reality. We frolic superficially with it, but few dig into the backgrounds and motivations of the Roanoke Island colonists, that have links to Frisian Water Lords who still have conflicts of interests with the creators and custodians of official national and state historical doctrines--in America and Europe--that go back in Time to Babylon, Egypt and Syria.
How many North Carolinians know that Fayetteville, North Carolina has roots in ancient French Cabalism? Cabalism is all around us, hidden in old names that are near and dear to us. I live in Pikeville, North Carolina, where Pates were related to Irish Pikes. But the real meaning of Pikeville, to many Pikeville folks now, is as a memorial to Albert Pike, arguably the world’s greatest Cabalist, memorialized in a statue and Masonic temple in Washington, D.C.
My wife, Leona Jean Blue Pate was descended from McNairs (and Devereaux) of Ozark, Alabama (and Robert Sims, who had been sheriff of Wilson County, NC, before he was sheriff of Dale County, Alabama, and Blues of North Carolina, whose descent settled the Florida Panhandle with Pates. Her grandfather was Gustavus (Gus) Blue, who settled Baker, Florida. I believe the Bakers of Baker, Florida, were of the descent of the shipbuilding Bakers, associated with Pett/Pate shipbuilders in England. My wife’s father was Leon Thomas Blue, whose mother was a Butler of the North Carolina blockade-running Butlers.
Leon Thomas Blue’s first given name traces back to the discoverer of the Fountain Of Youth, Ponce de Leon, which is near Pate Lake, Caryville and Pittman, in the Panhandle of Florida, settled by cattle-herding associates of Alexander Pate of Robeson County, North Carolina. My son James Leon Pate thus has a middle name that has roots in Sephardic Spain. Pate Lake is about a two-day horseback ride from the land grant from the government of the United States to the Marquis de La Fayette (The Faith), who the naïve believe freed us from the rule of England at Yorktown, in his management of the French fleet of Admiral De Grasse in the home of Pate shipbuilders on the Hampton Roads estuary.
The surname Lafayette is a cabalistic synonym of the family of Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, whose family were neighbors of the St. Amour (Holy Love) Payette family of the Haute Loire region of France, near the Geneva, Switzerland, home of the Calvin family, whose predestinarian faith drove the Primitive Baptist religion of the Pates/Paits (Payettes) of Patetown. Deeply hidden history is covered by this Cabalism. England showed in the war of 1812 it would not permit Fench and English royalists to establish a Creole commonwealth in what is now the southeastern United States. But we little acknowledge that we lost the War Of 1812 (in spite of Jackson’s exploits at New Orleans).
The Creole threat was made clear in the Freemasonry-sponsored tour of the United States, and adjacent territories, by General Lafayette. An important part of the French Creole program was the Indian Empire of Round-Headed Billy Powell, ancestor of the North Carolina Powells who founded Carolina Biological Supply Co., and Elon University (on the site of Primitive Baptist intellectualism)--and Gen. Colin Powell, who descends from the son of Round-Headed Billy Powell, Osceola Powell (mascot of sports teams of the University of Florida) of what is now Tallahassee, Florida.
The matters relating to the Powell family can be confirmed by Dr. T.E. Powell, III, president of Carolina Biological Supply Co., whose father, Dr. T. E. Powell, Jr., told me of the adventures of Round-Headed Billy Powell, and of the Peetes (Pates) who were neighbors of the Powells on the Roanoke River, in Warren County.
The material in this note was shared with Jean-Pierre Paats Williams, in the UK, about the New Christian Church in America, which grew as a non-denominational group, who accepted Jesus as Messiah, but who objected to the Roman Catholic Church, which they identified as an extension into our times of the faith and practice of the ancient mother goddess religion of Babylon, Egypt and the pagan British Isles. The New Christians’ church was mother to many Protestant faiths.
I’m getting into the “short rows” (as we of a Carolina’s farming background say) in my discussion of some observations about the history of the Pate family. Some Eurpeans will appreciate better than most Americans the points I make in this comment. The history of Europe is a long one of long religious wars, a famous one of which lasted at least a hundred years. We have in fact been involved in a religious war since Christians and Jews rejected Islam. European Templars eased the brutality of this religious war, by working with Islam in world trade before Globalization became a political buzzword.
But then, as now, the secret brotherhoods did not end religious conflicts, and to deal with it, our Pett/Pate ancestors built an English navy to wage war more effectively against Islamic Tartary Pirates, while supporting Islamic slave trade. In previous notes I have pointed out the secret ties of the Pett/Pate shipbuilding and seafaring family of England, Virginia and the Carolinas to the great geographer Gerhard Mercator. Lately I have said a bit about my wife’s Blue ancestors, among whom John Blue is a prominent name, generation after generation.
Historically, the most prominent John Blue is the Frisian geographer Joan (Johannes) Blaeu, author or publisher of the maps in Blaeu’s The Grand Atlas Of The 17th Century World, Published In Co-operation With The Royal Geographical Society and Barnes&Noble Books, New York, 1997. What is little noted is that Joan Blaeu was much involved in religious revolution, as were the Pates (in all the name’s spellings).
This is a subject that still causes us unease. Little is made of the fact that many (most?) of the Sephardic Spanish Dutch explorers and settlers of America were New Christians. New Christians were Jews baptized by the Roman Catholic Church, but many had serious reservations about their profession of faith. Some carefully and earnestly accepted Jesus as the Messiah, and set about to convert the rest of the world to their new religion. Some continued Jewish worship in the privacy of their homes. Some died for such indiscretions.
I recently shared with you information on an English Bishop Richard Pate, who was apparently involved in some religious conflicts in Holland. The Dutch geographer John Blue also had such involvements. For details of this see, “the Printing House of Dr. Joan Blaeu Behind The New Church”, by I.H. van Eeghen, in Theatrum Orbis Librorum, edited by T.C. van Uchelen, K. van der Horst and G.Schilder, Utrecht, 1989, pp. 402-415.
I have long hoped someone with a European historical perspective will develop better than I can the explanation of religious conflict in world history, and the evolution of the Paat name out of ancient Egypt and Syria--to Pett and Pate in the same Stepney Folk family in England. These are the same Stepney Folk out of whom came some of the world’s greatest explorers, inventors, industrialists, scholars, religious innovators, and political revolutionaries. We have yet to correlate the Stepney Folk in England with the French Huguenots, and the Spanish Dutch New Christians.
Pates settled Patetown in 1713, the year Thoroughgood Pate of Bertie County was killed, and Charles Pate sold the Cashoke Creek shipyard there. Charles Pate was associated with John Pate and John Monk in Patetown in 1738, year of the patenting of Patetown, when the original square mile of Patetown was sold to the original settlers by William Pate, who was the youngest son of Major Thoroughgood Pate.
William was raised by his Chevin kin of Edenton, who gave him a better education and lifestyle than could be provided by his Patetown kin. William was able to get the title to Patetown through his association with the Chevins, who were kin of the John Chevin of The Lost Colony. The Pates (Peetes) of Bertie county were neighbors of the Hayes sea captain kin of John Barnwell of Charleston, South Carolina.
John Monk of Patetown was the Indian “Caccique” who was author of the map of the Carolinas in the London Records Office, known simply as The Cacique Map. The Cacique Map clearly shows the Nassau Indians location on the Neuse River, tying them to the Dutch royal house of Orange Nassau. Charles Pate and John Monk went from Patetown to Charleston, South Carolina, to get indemnity for the death of North Carolina Militia Major Thoroughgood Pate.
In Huguenot Charleston, South Carolina, Charles Pate was made Bishop of the “Welsh” Baptists of The PeeDee River Valley. Charles Pate there married Sarah Henderson, of the Henderson family who settled their own state in the French Broad River Valley, in association with French of the company of the Chevalier Ramsey. The Rev. Bishop Charles Pate then disappears and we find John Monk in association with the mysterious Theophilus (God Lover) Paty, the Pacific sea captain adventurer, who was a friend of the French governor of culturally Spanish California, where Patetown Lancasters settled the present city of Lancaster, California--and was an admiral in the navy of Hawaiian kings.
Lancaster, California, is the neighbor town of Rosamond (Rose (Pate, Paats) World). The Rosamondes of Europe are documented kin of the Frisian Paats. Patetown was a veritable funnel through which many families moved westward into the rest of America. For years I have suggested that the Lancaster family may be the key to much of this migration. For details of the Lancaster migrations, see The Lancasters--300 Years In America, by Bayard Lancaster Teigan.
I hope those of you who know more of the Pate family history than I do will share your knowledge with the rest of us. We need to air the skeletons in our closets, Thank you, again, for your attention to my comments on North Carolina connections to the rest of the world.
Albert F. Pate
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