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.
↑ "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCDZ-PND : 9 November 2014), William R Cantrel, De Kalb county, part of, De Kalb, Tennessee, United States; citing family 1160, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). District 6, DeKalb, Tennessee; Roll: M432_876; Page: 82B; Image: 296. Household #1160
↑ "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8TH-ZCH : 30 December 2015), William R Cantrell, 1860. District 6, De Kalb, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1247; Page: 120; Image: 245; Family History Library Film: 805247. Household #564
↑ "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD85-QKT : 17 October 2014), William R Cantrell, Tennessee, United States; citing p. 15, family 99, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,023.
↑ 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: S81 Abbreviation: Federal Census 1880 Title: Federal Census 1880 Publication: Effective date 1 Jun 1880. Repository: #R11
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other
carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: