Reverend Isaac M. Cantrell

Male 1745 - 1804  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name Isaac M. Cantrell 
    Title Reverend 
    Born 0___ 1745  New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Revolutionary War Patriot 
    Died 0___ 1804  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • White or Warren Co.
    Buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3983  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2014 

    Father John Cantrell, Sr.,   b. 6 Oct 1724, New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Feb 1803, Spartanburg, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Hannah Jane Brittain,   b. 16 Sep 1724, New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 1743  New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Residence (Family) 1753  Orange County, North Carolina, a British Colony in America Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F1567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Watson,   b. 1748, Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married ~ 1763  Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Aaron Cantrell,   b. ~ 1763, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Oct 1834, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     2. Sampson Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1765, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1850, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
     3. Thomas Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1768, (Greenville County, South Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Moses Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1771, (Greenville County, South Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1773, (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1849, Hall County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     6. Isaac Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1775, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Catherine "Kate" Cantrell,   b. 0Mar 1780, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1852, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     8. Abraham Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1781, (North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Watson Cantrell,   b. 0May 1783, (North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F1581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1745 - New Castle County, Delaware Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - ~ 1763 - Rockingham County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 0___ 1804 - Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "...moved to Spartanburg,SC with his parents and later to Warren Co.,TN where he died."

      Revolutionary Patriot, private, serving in Salisbury District. Preacher.
    • Posted By: Mildred Clark
      Email: mypeople@arkansasusa.com
      Subject: Isaac Cantrell son of John Cantrell
      Post Date: September 15, 2008 at 18:08:55
      Message URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/cantrell/messages/6884.html
      Forum: Cantrell Family Genealogy Forum
      Forum URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/cantrell/


      1. Isaac5 Cantrell (John4, Joseph3, Richard2 Cantrill, ???1) was born Abt. 1745 in Christiana Hundred,near Wilmington, New Castle Co, PA (now Del.), and died 1804 in Warren Co, TN. He married Nancy Watson Abt. 1764 in Rockingham Co, NC.

      Children of Isaac Cantrell and Nancy Watson are:
      + 2 i. Sampson6 Cantrell, born 1765.
      3 ii. Thomas Cantrell, born 1768.
      4 iii. Moses Cantrell, born 1771.
      + 5 iv. John Cantrell, born 1773 in Spartanburg Co, SC; died 1849 in Hall Co, GA.
      + 6 v. Isaac M. Cantrell, born 1775.
      + 7 vi. Aaron Cantrell, born Bet. 1770 - 1778 in Rockingham, NC; died October 1834 in Warren Co, TN.
      + 8 vii. Catherine Kate Cantrell, born March 1780 in Rockingham Co, NC; died 1852 in DeKalb Co, TN.
      9 viii. Abraham Cantrell, born 1781.
      10 ix. Watson Cantrell, born May 1783.


      Generation No. 2

      2. Sampson6 Cantrell (Isaac5, John4, Joseph3, Richard2 Cantrill, ???1) was born 1765. He married Hanna.

      Child of Sampson Cantrell and Hanna is:
      11 i. John7 Cantrell.


      5. John6 Cantrell (Isaac5, John4, Joseph3, Richard2 Cantrill, ???1) was born 1773 in Spartanburg Co, SC, and died 1849 in Hall Co, GA. He married (1) Sarah Shed Bef. 1801. She was born 1774 in NC or Spartanburg Co, SC, and died Aft. 1850 in IL. He married (2) Polly Roach 1817.

      Children of John Cantrell and Sarah Shed are:
      12 i. Ellesbury7 Cantrell, died 1903 in AL.
      13 ii. James Cantrell, born January 24, 1802 in Spartanburg Co, SC; died in Dallas Co, GA. He married Sarah Harrison Thurman; born Abt. 1805.
      14 iii. Merrell Cantrell.
      15 iv. William H. Cantrell, born November 14, 1804 in Spartanburg Co, SC; died November 05, 1873 in Hall Co, GA. He married Sarah Ann Butler November 24, 1839 in Hall Co, GA; born November 14, 1821 in VA.
      16 v. Wilson Cantrell, born Bef. 1818; died Abt. 1864.


      Children of John Cantrell and Polly Roach are:
      17 i. John7 Cantrell.
      18 ii. Nathan Cantrell.
      19 iii. Child Cantrell.


      6. Isaac M.6 Cantrell (Isaac5, John4, Joseph3, Richard2 Cantrill, ???1) was born 1775.

      Child of Isaac M. Cantrell is:
      20 i. John7 Cantrell.


      7. Aaron6 Cantrell (Isaac5, John4, Joseph3, Richard2 Cantrill, ???1) was born Bet. 1770 - 1778 in Rockingham, NC, and died October 1834 in Warren Co, TN. He married Mary Elizabeth Betsey Smith Abt. 1790 in Rockingham Co, NC.

      Children of Aaron Cantrell and Mary Smith are:
      21 i. William7 Cantrell.
      22 ii. John Cantrell, born Abt. 1804; died Bet. January 01 - October 05, 1840 in White Co, TN. He married (1) Anny Johnson December 26, 1824 in Warren Co, TN. He married (2) Nancy ??? Aft. October 02, 1825; born Bet. 1804 - 1810.

      Marriage Notes for John Cantrell and Anny Johnson:
      Tennessee Divorces 1797-1858 Bamman & Spero, pages 14, 15:
      Cantrell, John 2 October 1825 Hawkins County (Tennessee)
      When he was about 20 years of age, John Cantrell, on 26 December 1824, was married to Anny Johnson, who was then liivng with her uncle, James Watkins of Warren County, TN. Her father was present and consented to the marriage after which he invited us to go home with him to Hawkins County in order to receive some parental gifts. She left him, John, 25 January 1825. Reports have it that she lives with another man in Warren County. Petition is accompanied by the signatures of 37 persons, plus those of Benjamin Cantrell, Peter Cantrell, Moses Cantrell, Sampson Cantrell, and James Cantrell.
      Statement made in Hawkins County 30 January 1825 and signed by several, including Thomas Johnson, father of said anna Cantrell, and by Mary Johnson, Anna Cantrell, concerning Anny's leaving her husband. 32-1825

      23 iii. James Cantrell.
      24 iv. Moses Cantrell, born 1806 in NC. He married Angeline Pack; born 1807; died April 1860 in DeKalb Co, TN.
      25 v. Smith Cantrell, born Bet. 1805 - 1808 in Rockingham, NC; died Bef. 1860 in DeKalb Co, TN. He married (1) Manerva Blackwell November 22, 1838 in Warren Co, TN; born September 13, 1816 in Warren Co, TN; died October 07, 1851 in Warren Co, TN. He married (2) Mary Linder October 23, 1853 in DeKalb Co, TN; born 1823 in DeKalb Co, TN; died February 25, 1889 in DeKalb Co, TN.
      26 vi. Mary Polly Cantrell. She married ??? Johnson.
      27 vii. Ephraim Cantrell, born December 05, 1795 in Rockingham, NC; died Abt. 1852 in Warren Co, TN. He married Tabitha Hicks 1818 in Warren Co, TN; born June 15, 1799 in KY; died Aft. 1880 in Marion Co, AR.
      28 viii. Martha Cantrell. She married ??? Woolridge.
      29 ix. Rachel Cantrell, born 1792; died 1855.


      8. Catherine Kate6 Cantrell (Isaac5, John4, Joseph3, Richard2 Cantrill, ???1) was born March 1780 in Rockingham Co, NC, and died 1852 in DeKalb Co, TN. She married John L. Martin 1790. He was born Abt. 1780 in MD, and died 1872 in DeKalb Co, TN.

      Children of Catherine Cantrell and John Martin are:
      30 i. James7 Martin, born January 24, 1802 in Spartanburg Co, SC; died in Dallas, GA.
      31 ii. John E. Martin.
      32 iii. Robert Martin.
      33 iv. Sampson Martin.
      34 v. Telitha Martin. She married ??? Walker.
      35 vi. Thomas Martin, born 1812.
      36 vii. William C. Martin, born 1796 in SC. He married Jane ???.
      37 viii. Jemima Bethania Martin, born 1815 in KY; died Aft. 1870 in Webster Co, MO. She married Lorenzo Dow Linder 1831 in TN; born 1811 in TN; died May 1854 in Webster Co, MO.
      38 ix. Mary Elizabeth Martin, born Bet. 1793 - 1795 in NC or Spartanburg Co, SC; died October 25, 1860 in DeKalb Co, TN. She married Watson Cantrell Abt. 1814 in prob Spartanburg Co, SC; born 1790 in VA or Spartanburg Co, SC; died January 25, 1870 in DeKalb Co, TN.

      I had Sarah Shed also listed with Rev. Isaac's line which was an error. She was the wife of Isaac Cantrell's son John.-Mildred Clark






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