Watson Cantrell

Male 1791 - 1870  (79 years)


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  • Name Watson Cantrell 
    Alt Birth 1790  Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth 1791  Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Death 15 Jan 1870  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Alt Death 25 Jan 1870  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Farmer ($1200 land value in 1860)  [2
    Burial Martin Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3950  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father Abraham Cantrell,   b. 1744, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1826, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Malissa Lucy "Etta" Watson,   b. ~1760, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ~1799, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Marriage 1787  (Spartanburg County, South Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Family ID F1610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth "Elizabeth" Martin,   b. 1793, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Oct 1860, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years) 
    Marriage 25 Dec 1813  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Jane Cantrell,   b. 1819, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1901, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 82 years)
     2. Andrew Watson Jackson "Jack" Cantrell,   b. 7 Mar 1816, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Jun 1891, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years)
     3. Lucy Cantrell,   b. 11 Jan 1817, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 0___ 1902, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years)
     4. Asa Monroe "Monroe" Cantrell,   b. 18 Feb 1818, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Oct 1895, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years)
     5. Elizabeth J. Cantrell,   b. 20 Feb 1824, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sarah "Sallie" Cantrell,   b. 15 Jul 1826, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Apr 1904, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years)
     7. George Payne Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1832, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 0___ 1906, Bell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 74 years)
     8. Tilman Bethel "Cappy" Cantrell,   b. 1832, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Amanda America Cantrell,   b. 9 Jul 1836, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 May 1917, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 80 years)
     10. Martin (Byrd) "Bird" Cantrell,   b. 13 Apr 1837, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Nov 1870, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 33 years)
    Family ID F1614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2023 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsAlt Birth - 1790 - Spartanburg County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1791 - Spartanburg County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 25 Dec 1813 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 15 Jan 1870 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt Death - 25 Jan 1870 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Martin Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • He married (1st) on 25 December 1813 in Warren (now DeKalb) Co., TN. to Elizabeth MARTIN (__ _____ c1792 NC/SC -- 25 October 1860 DeKalb Co., TN.)
      He married (2nd) on 20 April 1861 in DeKalb Co., TN. to Mary "aka Polly" PIGG (__ _____ c1800 TN. -- after 1870 Census)

      Family Members
      Parents
      Abraham Cantrell
      17441826

      Lucy Watson Cantrell
      17601799

      Spouse
      Elizabeth Martin Cantrell
      17921860 (m. 1813)

      Siblings
      Richard Cantrell
      1771 unknown

      Elizabeth Cantrell Potter
      17911836

      Children
      Photo
      Sarah Cantrell
      18261904

      America A. Cantrell Womack
      18371917

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    • He moved to Tennessee sometime between the years 1814-1824, and in the latter year received a grant of land on Sink Creek, Warren (now DeKalb) County...Warren Cantrell

  • Sources 
    1. [S14639] "Watson Cantrell (1790-1870)", Cemetery Profile, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/167441026/watson-cantrell, This per.

    2. [S839] 1860 DeKalb Co.,TN Census, Transcribed & Indexed from a Microfilm Copy of the, p. 58 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S11247] "Capt Abraham Cantrell (1744-1826), Biography & Cemetery Profile, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln.

    4. [S21] Dodson,John Wesley "Wes";1882-1965. Esteemed historian for Warren County, (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S928] "The Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy" A Record of the Descendants of Richard, p. 9.