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    Mammy Kate

    Female - Abt 1820

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    • Name Mammy Kate 
      Gender Female 
      Died Abt 1820  Elbert County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Person ID I185  Georgia Revolutionary War Graves
      Last Modified 18 Feb 2012 

    • Headstones
      Kate, Mammy
      Kate, Mammy
      GPS: N34 deg 06. 815. W82 deg 41. 683'

    • Notes 
      • Mammy Kate, by legend, and passed down by "word of mouth" rescued Captain Stephen Heard when he was scheduled to be put to death by hanging in Augusta (Fort Cornwallis?) According to legend , newspaper articles, and a will of 1820, Mammy Kate who served Stephen Heard as a slave, traveled to Augusta, and after passing the guards several times to wash his clothes, passed by the Tory Guards with a large clothes basket containing Stephen Heard and walked out of the prison.