William Cartwright
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William Walker Cartwright (1848 - 1912)

William Walker Cartwright
Born in Augusta, Des Moines, Iowa, United Statesmap
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Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Father of [private son (1870s - 1960s)] and
Died at age 63 in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United Statesmap
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William was born on 20 Jul 1848 in Augusta, Des Moines, Iowa.[citation needed] He was the son of William Francis Cartwright and Jane Walker.[citation needed]

He died on 11 Apr 1912 in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa.[citation needed]

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  1. Cartwright-1882 was created by Evelyn McKelvey through the import of My Family File.ged on Nov 8, 2016. This comment and citation should be deleted after a short biography has been added and primary sources have been cited.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ48-5G4 : 4 April 2020), William Cartwright in household of William F Cartwright, Augusta, Des Moines, Iowa, United States; citing family 1131, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJ45-FQV : 24 September 2017), William Cartwright and Carrie E. Hankins, 03 Nov 1868, Henry, Iowa, United States; citing reference , county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 965,926.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD2V-Q7S : 14 August 2017), William W Cartwright, Canaan, Henry, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district ED 92, sheet 263C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,344.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9LP-5G6 : accessed 2 October 2020), Wm Cartwright, Center Township Ottumua city Ward 1, Wapello, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 117, sheet 4B, family 83, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,462.
  • "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QP82-BBPQ : 18 October 2019), William Walker Cartwright, 11 Apr 1912, Des Moines, Iowa, United States; citing certificate #, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 102902980.

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Cartwright-4 and Cartwright-1882 appear to represent the same person because: clear duplicate please merge
posted on Cartwright-1882 (merged) by Helen (Bowden) Edwards

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