William Riley Cantrell

William Riley Cantrell (1809 - 1884)

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William Riley Cantrell
Born in Spartanburg County, South Carolinamap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Warren County, Tennesseemap
Died in Keltonburg, De Kalb County, Tennesseemap
Cantrell-571 created 19 Aug 2012 | Last modified | Last edit: 18 Oct 2016
02:12: Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen proposed a merge of Cantrell-2564 and Cantrell-571 with a comment. [Thank Esmé for this]
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William R. Cantrell, son of John Cantrell and Mary Adkins, was born in 1809 in South Carolina. He passed away in 1884 in DeKalb County, Tennessee and is buried in Old Bildad Baptist Church Cemetery, DeKalb County.


Husband: William R. Cantrell
Wife: Constant M. Magness
Date: 31 May 1830
Place: Warren County, Tennessee[citation needed]


Census: 1850 Federal
Date: 1 Jun 1850
Place: DeKalb County, Tennessee[1]
Census: 1860 Federal
Date: 1 Jun 1860
Place: DeKalb County, Tennessee[2]
Census: 1870 Federal
Date: 1 Jun 1870
Place: DeKalb County, Tennessee[3]
Census: 1880 Federal
Date: 1 Jun 1880
Place: DeKalb County, Tennessee[4]


  • Marnell Bell, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Marnell and others.
  1. Source: #S91 District 6, DeKalb, Tennessee; Roll: M432_876; Page: 82B; Image: 296. Household #1160 Cantrell, William R 39 M Farmer RE $450 b SC Constant 34 F b TN Perry G 17 M Farmer b TN Eliab 16 M Farmer b TN John J 14 M b TN Mary A 11 F b TN Susan 9 F b TN Bethel 7 M b TN Daniel 6 M b TN Martha 4 F b TN Samantha 2 F b TN Leroy 8/12 M b TN
  2. Source: #S80 District 6, De Kalb, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1247; Page: 120; Image: 245; Family History Library Film: 805247. Household #564 Cantrell, William R 51 M Farmer b SC RE $2500 PP $1500 Constance 44 F b TN Bethal M 18 F b TN Daniel W 16 M b TN Martha 14 F b TN Samantha 12 F b TN Jackson 10 M b TN Madison H 8 M b TN Richard 6 M b TN Charlotte B 4 F b TN
  3. Source: #S92 DeKalb Co., TN; M593_1524; p 168; District 6
  4. Source: #S81 District 6, DeKalb, Tennessee; Roll: 1252; Family History Film: 1255252; Page: 158A; Enumeration District: 029. Household #2 Cantrell, William R W M 70 Head Md Farmer b SC Constant W F 64 Wife Md b TN Potter, Susan W F 40 Dau Wd b TN Leander K W M 18 GrSon S b TN Cantrell, Bethel W M 20 GrSon S b TN America W F 14 GrDau S b TN Delia W F 12 GrDau S b TN
  • Source: S91 Census/Tax Abbreviation: Federal Census 1850 Author: United States Bureau of the Census Publication: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records. Effective date 1 Jun 1850.
  • Source: S80 Census/Tax Abbreviation: Federal Census 1860 Title: 1860 United States Federal Census Author: U.S. Bureau of the Census Publication: U. S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Repository #R11
  • Source: S92 Federal Census 1870 Publication: Effective date 1 Jun 1870 Repository: #R11
  • Source: S81 Abbreviation: Federal Census 1880 Title: Federal Census 1880 Publication: Effective date 1 Jun 1880. Repository: #R11
  • Repository: R11 Name: Ancestry. com Operations, Inc. City: Provo State: UT URL: www.ancestry.com

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On 18 Oct 2016 at 06:12 GMT Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen wrote:

Cantrell-2564 and Cantrell-571 appear to represent the same person because: Exact dates and same child

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