James Cantrell1

b. circa 1835
Last Edited=30 Jan 2015
Great-granduncle of Marge Gaylord
     James Cantrell was born circa 1835 at Tennessee.1 He was the son of Gabriel Cantrell and Nancy Smith.1

On 8 October 1850 James Cantrell was enumerated in the household of Nancy Smith on the 1850 U. S. census for the 23 Subdivision, McMinn County, Tennessee as James Cantrell, 15 years old, birthplace of Tennessee, occupation of Farmer. Also enumerated in the household were Larkin Cantrell, William Cantrell, Thomas Cantrell, Robert Cantrell, Alexander Cantrell, Felix Cantrell, Mary Ann Elizabeth Cantrell, Sarah Cantrell, Hesekiah Cantrell, Joseph Pealin Cantrell and David Cantrell.1


  1. 1850 U. S. census, McMinn County, Tennessee, population schedule, the 23 Subdivision, p. 358 (stamped), dwelling 2714, family 1890, Nancy Cantrell; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 30 Jan 2015); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 887.