William Watson Cantrell

Male 1835 - 1920  (85 years)


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  • Name William Watson Cantrell 
    Nickname Watt 
    Born 1 Jun 1835  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer  [2
    Census Name Watson  [3
    Died 8 Dec 1920  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • of paralysis
    Buried 10 Dec 1920  Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4858  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2014 

    Father Jefferson Lemuel Cantrell,   b. 25 Jun 1809, Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Jun 1873, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Lucy Cantrell,   b. 11 Jan 1817, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1902, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married (DeKalb County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1850  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Paulina Pigg "Polly" McWhirter,   b. 27 May 1839, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1861  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Lillian "Lillie" Cantrell,   b. 23 Dec 1869, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1940, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Gwinetta "Gwinnie" Cantrell,   b. 30 May 1871, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1948  (Age 77 years)
     3. Melissa Cantrell,   b. 23 May 1874, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1951, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Lucy E. Cantrell,   b. 9 Feb 1876, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1948, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Pope Cantrell,   b. 0Mar 1882, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1920, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     6. Nellie Cantrell,   b. May 1883, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1835 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Apr 1861 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1920 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Dec 1920 - Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Served in the 16th Regiment, C.S.A...Christie.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1699] DeKalb Co.,TN Death Certificates, Transcribed & Indexed from a Microfilm Copy, p. 101 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S14] 1860 Warren Co.,TN Census, abstracted by Arlene Greathouse, annotated by the, p. 81 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S288] "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MCD8-DJD : accessed.

    4. [S4288] "United State Census of 1850 (Seventh Census) for DeKalb County,Tennessee",, p. 138.

    5. [S7808] "DeKalb Co.,TN Marriage Book", compiled by Jorene Washer Parsley, Route 5,, p. 33 (Reliability: 3).