William David Cantrell1,2

b. 20 March 1872, d. 1 March 1952
Last Edited=29 Jan 2015
Granduncle of Marge Gaylord
     William David Cantrell was born on 20 March 1872 at Webster County, Missouri.2,1 He was the son of Joseph Pealin Cantrell and Sarah Caroline Cantrell.1

On 26 June 1880 William David Cantrell was enumerated in the household of Joseph Pealin Cantrell on the 1880 U. S. census for High Prairie Township, Webster County, Missouri as William D Cantrell, 8 years old, Son, Single, birthplace of Missouri. Attended school within the year. Father born in Tennessee. Mother born in Missouri. Also enumerated in the household were Sarah Caroline Cantrell, John G Cantrell, Nancy E Cantrell, Millissa Cantrell, Jasper Cantrell and Tati Cantrell.1

William David Cantrell died on 1 March 1952 at Springfield Baptist Hospital, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, at age 79.2

William David Cantrell was buried at Mount Zion Cemetery, Odin, Wright County, Missouri, FG .3


  1. 1880 U. S. census, Webster County, Missouri, population schedule, High Prairie Township, Enumeration District 134, p. 39 (written) p. 297B (stamped), dwelling 99, family 100, Joseph P Cantrell; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 28 Jan 2015); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, Roll 740.
  2. Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate, 7986, William David Cantrell; Missouri State Archives; digital image, Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 – 1957 (http://www.sos.mo.gov/records/archives/archivesdb/… : accessed 29 Jan 2015).
  3. Find A Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com: 29 Jan 2015), memorial page for William David Cantrell, Find A Grave Memorial no. 23793784, Creator:Ron Scott, Photo Rick B, accessed 29 Jan 2015, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Wright County, Missouri.