Mary Cantrell

Female 1754 - 1820  (65 years)


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  • Name Mary Cantrell 
    Born 4 Dec 1754  New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 1820  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4818  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2018 

    Father Isaac Thornton Cantrell,   b. 27 Jan 1729, New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1805, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother (Talitha Cloud),   b. 0Sep 1731, New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married ~1750  Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F14536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sampson Bethell,   b. 19 Jul 1750, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1806, Smith County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1773  Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Residence (Family) 1787-1788  Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Larkin Bethell,   b. 4 Mar 1775, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830-1840, Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Constance "Polly" Bethel,   b. 22 Oct 1776, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1848, Franklin County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Cantrell Bethel,   b. 17 Dec 1779, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1848, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Esther Bethell,   b. Abt 1783, (Spartanburg County, South Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Greene Bethell,   b. 24 Jul 1784, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. J. Bethel,   b. 0___ 1788, (Spartanburg County, South Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Tilman Bethel,   b. 5 Dec 1788, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1865, Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     8. Chester Bethell,   b. 7 Jan 1791, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Jul 1869, Fieldon, Jersey County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     9. Cloud Bethel,   b. 19 May 1793, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1844, Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     10. Talitha Bethell,   b. 22 Apr 1795, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Bluford Bethell,   b. 8 Feb 1798, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1854, Warrick County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F1837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Dec 1754 - New Castle County, Delaware Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Aug 1773 - Rockingham County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1787-1788 - Spartanburg County, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1820 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • She was the daughter of Isaac & Talitha (Cloud) Cantrell.
      She married Sampson Bethel, 24 Aug 1773, Guilford County, North Carolina.

      They moved their young family to Spartanburg County, South Carolina about 1795. They moved to middle Tennessee in 1801. Their son, Cantrell Bethel, established the Brush Creek Primitive Baptist Church in 1802. Two years later he established the Salem Baptist Church.

      The counties were being divided as the population flooded in. This church and graveyard ended up in DeKalb County.

      She was the mother of 12 children;
      1. Larkin Bethel b- 1775
      2. Constance Bethel b-22 Oct 1776
      3. Cantrell Bethel b-17 Dec 1779
      4. Esther Bethel b-about 1783
      5. Green Bethel b-14 Jul 1784 in SC
      6. Sampson S. Bethel b-1787
      7. J. Bethel b-1788
      8. Tillman Bethel b-5 Dec 1788
      9. Chester Bethel b-1789
      10 Cloud Bethel b-1793 in SC
      11 Tilitha Bethel b-1795
      12 Thomas Bethel

      end of commentary
      [3]
    • "Her father had several children by his first wife (possibly as many as 16) and nine more by his second wife."..."The Early Bethells..",p. 29

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

    2. [S53710] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31251056.

    3. [S53711] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102441093.

    4. [S51643] http://www.tngenweb.org/dekalb/sbethell.htm.

    5. [S4334] Helen Combs Evans (1921-2007) | Family Group Records & Pedigree Charts | 28 Aug 1995.

    6. [S45255] http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1694344&id=I1772.

    7. [S5667] "The Early Bethells and Their Descendants", by Virginia Bethel Mohler Garde,, p. 133 (Reliability: 3).