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Peter Green Cantrell (1806 - 1868)

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Peter Green (Green) Cantrell
Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Keltonburg, DeKalb, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 May 2013
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Peter was born in 1806 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. He was the son of Isaac Cantrell and Nancy Cantrell. He passed away in January 1868 in Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee and is buried in Fuston Cemetery, DeKalb County.[1]

He married Mary Cantrell about 1828 in Warren County, Tennessee.

In 1850 Green and Mary were living in DeKalb County, Tennessee with their children Isaac, Nancy, Benjamin, Peter, Jeffer [Jefferson], Larry, William, John, Leonard, Robert, and Melissa Cantrell.[2]

In 1860 Peter and Mary were living in DeKalb County with their children Benjamin, Sarah, William, John, Leonard, Robert, Eleanor, and Mary Cantrell.[3]


Fuston, DeKalb, Tennessee, USA
90890166 (Bill Ingram) Fuston


  1. Find A Grave Memorial #90890166
  2. 1850 census
  3. 1860 census
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2014), Green Cantrell, De Kalb county, part of, De Kalb, Tennessee, United States; citing family 1136, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2015), Peter Cantrell, 1860.
  • "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 25 May 2014), Green Cantrell in entry for Mary Ellen Cantrell, 05 Jun 1922; citing Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lincoln Co., Tennessee, v 36 cn 121, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 1,299,747.
  • "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 25 May 2014), Green Cantrell in entry for Bill Cantrell, 18 Jan 1919; citing Fuson Cemetery, Smithville, Dekalb, Tennessee, v 14 cn 175, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 1,299,700.

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On 6 Jan 2017 at 18:54 GMT Shirley (Strutton) Dalton wrote:

Cantrell-2451 and Cantrell-789 appear to represent the same person because: same birth/death dates: both father of William Lafayette Cantrell

Green is 18 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 20 degrees from Katy Jurado and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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