William Riley "Bill Flat" Cantrell

William Riley "Bill Flat" Cantrell

Male 1809 - 1884  (74 years)

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  • Name William Riley "Bill Flat" Cantrell 
    Born 28 Jul 1809  Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer  [1
    Died 5 Feb 1884  Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I4277  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2013 

    Father John "Johnny Flat" Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1773, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1855, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Adkins,   b. 1774, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 185?, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 0___ 1793  Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1612  Group Sheet

    Family Constance Maud "Connie" Magness,   b. 15 May 1815, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1904, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 31 May 1830  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Perry Green Cantrell,   b. 30 Sep 1831, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1918, Denton, Denton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Eliab B. "Liab" Cantrell,   b. 0___ 1832, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (BEFORE 1870), (DeKalb County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Javis Cantrell,   b. 24 Nov 1835, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1895, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. Mary Ann Cantrell,   b. 5 Oct 1837, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1896, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     5. Susan Cantrell,   b. 14 Aug 1839, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1926, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Bethel Magness Cantrell,   b. 18 Dec 1841, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1920, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Daniel Watkins Cantrell,   b. 24 Nov 1843, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1928, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Martha Jane Cantrell,   b. 8 Nov 1845, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1910, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     9. Samantha Cantrell,   b. 25 Jan 1848, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1931, Parker County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     10. Leroy Jackson Cantrell,   b. 29 Sep 1850, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1906, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     11. Madison Hall Cantrell,   b. September 1851, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Richard Magness Cantrell,   b. 19 Jul 1854, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1930, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     13. Charlotte Blaine Cantrell,   b. 4 Nov 1857, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1889, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F1663  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jul 1809 - Spartanburg County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 May 1830 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Feb 1884 - Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Riley 'Bill Flat' Cantrell (1809-1884)
    William Riley "Bill Flat" Cantrell (1809-1884)

  • Notes 
    • Re: "The House of Magness", p.16.
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      "The Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy", revised edition, p. 24:

      " One of the older members of the Cantrell family in Tennessee is our authority for saying that:"All the older Cantrells who went from the Carolinas into Tennessee were Baptists, these were designated as 'Old Baptists','Two Seed Baptists' and later 'Predestinarian Baptists'".

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  • Sources 
    1. [S839] 1860 DeKalb Co.,TN Census, Transcribed & Indexed from a Microfilm Copy of the, p. 66 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S48798] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34563310.

    3. [S102] "DeKalb County Cemeteries",by Thomas G. Webb,DeKalb County Historian,Audrey D., p. 50 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S928] "The Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy" A Record of the Descendants of Richard (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S806] Thomas G. Webb | DeKalb County, TN Historian | 835 South College Street, Smithville, TN 37166 | Abstracted from his boo.