Abraham Cantrell

Abraham Cantrell

Male Abt 1774 - 1845

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  • Name  Abraham Cantrell 
    Born  Abt 1774  , Guilford, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Sep 1845  , DeKalb, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I2157  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  12 Jun 2014 

    Father  Abraham Cantrell,   b. 1744, , New Castle, DE, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, , Warren, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Matilda Watson,   b. Abt 1750,   d. Bef 1778 
    Married  Abt 1769 
    Family ID  F812  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Sarah Durham,   b. Abt 1775,   d. Abt 1828 
    Married  Abt 1789  , Spartanburg, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Cantrell,   b. 1794, , , TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Benjamin Cantrell,   b. 1800,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Cantrell,   b. 1804, , Spartanburg, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1847, , DeKalb, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charity Cantrell,   b. 1806,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Joseph W. Cantrell,   b. 22 Mar 1807, , Spartanburg, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1877, , DeKalb, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Melissa Cantrell,   b. 1808,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Cantrell,   b. 1811,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Anna Cantrell,   b. 1816, , , TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Dr. Achilles Durham Cantrell,   b. 25 Jun 1819,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Berry Young Cantrell,   b. 1821, , DeKalb, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, , DeKalb, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Chester Cantrell,   b. 1823,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2006 
    Family ID  F813  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Lucy Watson,   b. Abt 1785,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Bef 1840 
    Last Modified  23 Nov 2006 
    Family ID  F2327  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Some list another son, William. However:
      "...it is not certain that William was a son of this family. The following record is all the evidence regarding same. DeKalb County, Tenn.; inventories and administrations, 1849-1853, p. 138. Petition of Joseph Cantrell, George Cantrell, Benjamine, Benjamine Y, Chesley W, Charity, Ann (Upchurch), Malisa, Abraham, and Sarah Cantrell (all Cantrell), the last three minors by their guardian Joseph Cantrell. Tabitha Cantrell a citizen of Weakley County, Tennessee. Daniel Cantrell a citizen of Davidson County, Tennessee. Mary Beasley and Durham Cantrell of Illinois, regarding the land warrant No.69714 May 20, 1850 for 160 acres due them as heir at law of William Cantrell, deceased. Said William entitled to said warrant for his services in Mexican War, etc." [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Cantrell - Potter - Magness, Edythe Rucker Whitley, (Nashville, Tennessee; 1938), P 16 (Reliability: 3).
      "In DeKalb County, Tennessee records, inventories and administrations, Book 1849-1853 page 97, Joseph Cantrell appointed guardian May 1850 to Sarah, Malisa and Abraham C. Cantrell, minor heirs of Abraham Cantrell, deceased and the only half brothers and sisters of Wm. H. Cantrell,.....

      "Inventories and administrations of Dekalb County, 1845-1855, page 443, Sept. 1845, Abraham Cantrell died leaving no will. John Cantrill was appointed administrator, Sept. 1, 1845."

    2. [S41] Cantrell - Potter - Magness, Edythe Rucker Whitley, (Nashville, Tennessee; 1938), P. 17 (Reliability: 3).