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John Cantey
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1860
Oswichee
Russell County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1918
Oswichee
Russell County
Alabama, USA

Farmer and later merchant.
Married Louise Drake(1880-1969) in 1906, Alabama.
Issue: Catherine Cantey(1906-1999), James Cantey(1908-1972)
Listed with mother in 1880 & 1910 Census.

His obituary, which was published in the Columbus newspaper on December 5, 1918 (Page 6) indicates that "about fifteen years ago he was married to Miss Louise Drake of this city, and to them two children were born, Miss Catherine and James who, with his wife and mother (Mrs. R. H. Bellamy) survive him. One brother, Mr. Sam Cantey, of Texas, and one sister, Mrs. James C. Alexander, of Columbus, also survive him."

Information from Walter Henderson Pack Family:

John's parents are:
James CANTEY Brig. Gen. # 7946
b: 30 Dec 1818 in Camden, Kershaw, SC
d. June 30 1874 Buried: Crowell Cemetery Ft. Mitchell AL
m. Martha Elizabeth BENTON # 14528875
b: July 10 1839 in AL
d. Feb. 28, 1928 in Ft. Mitchell, Russell, AL 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Cantey (1818 - 1874)
  Martha Elizabeth Benton Cantey (1839 - 1928)
 
 Siblings:
  John Cantey (1860 - 1918)
  Samuel Benton Cantey (1861 - 1924)*
  Mary M. Cantey Alexander (1871 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Son of James & Martha Cantey
 
Burial:
Crowell Family Cemetery
Fort Mitchell
Russell County
Alabama, USA
Plot: 3
 
Created by: Becky
Record added: Jun 06, 2006
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John Cantey
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