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William "Billy" Cartwright
Birth: Feb. 6, 1824
Pasquotank County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1903
Pasquotank County
North Carolina, USA

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William Cartwright was born 6 Feb 1824 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina and died 23 Jan 1903 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina.

William was the son of Jehu Cartwright, Jr. and his wife Deborah Brothers.

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William married first to Elizabeth James, she was born 6 Sept 1820 and died between 1881-83. Elizabeth James was the daughter of Benjamin and Mary James.


William and Elizabeth James Cartwright had the following children:


1.) Benoni Cartwright born 28 Dec 1844 and died 8 Feb 1869. Married Mary Clark Brothers, daughter of Stephen Brothers and his wife, Rebecca Jackson. Benoni and Mary had a son named Benoni Cartwright, Jr.--he was born in 1869, the same year his father died. Benoni Jr. died at the age of 17 when a tree fell on him.

2.) William Cartwright born 31 Oct 1846 and died 10 Nov 1852.

3.) John Cartwright born 20 Aug 1848 and died 17 Dec 1925.--married Leauvenia Cartwright, daughter of Caleb and Martha Cartwright.

4.) Joseph B. "Little Joe" Cartwright born 21 Jan 1850 and died 21 Mar 1897. married Martha "Pattie" Elliott, daughter of Mordecai M. Elliott and his wife Martha Jane Pailin.

5.) Rebecca Carwright born 22 Nov 1851 and died 18 Jan 1883 (married Joseph "Big Joe II" Cartwright--her first cousin)

6.) James Cartwright born 26 Jan 1854 and died 15 Mar 1926. Never married.

7.) Mary Elizabeth Cartwright born 2 July 1862 and died 17 June 1932 -married Jeremiah Sawyer.

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After the death of his first wife William Cartwright married a second time in 1884 to Cordelia "Delia" Davis. She was the daughter of Sanford Davis and his wife, Elizabeth Nichols.

William and Cordelia Davis Cartwright had 2 sons.

1.) William Cartwright, Jr. was born 16 Aug. 1885. This son died young.

2.) William Jarvis Cartwright born 1 July 1892 and died 23 Jan 1943. --married first in 1911 to Margaret Marie Jackson -2 children Margaret Weatherly and Harold Tilton Cartwright. Married second to Claudia Bonniville -2 children William Jarvis, Jr and Claudia Cartwright.

William and Cordelia Davis Cartwright also raised an orphaned boy named Charlie Henry Fitzhugh. Charlie was born 5 Feb 1884 and died 29 Jan 1907. The family Bible states that he was the son of John R. and Mary Fitzhugh. It is believed that he came from Norfolk County, Virginia.

--S. C. Griffin
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 Parents:
  Jehu Cartwright (1775 - 1831)
  Deborah Brothers Cartwright (1794 - 1850)
 
 Spouses:
  Cordelia Davis Cartwright (1852 - 1935)
  Elizabeth James Cartwright (1820 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Benoni Cartwright (1844 - 1869)*
  William Cartwright (1846 - 1852)*
  John J. Cartwright (1848 - 1925)*
  Joseph B. Cartwright (1850 - 1897)*
  Rebecca Cartwright (1851 - 1883)*
  James Cartwright (1854 - 1926)*
  Mary Elizabeth Cartwright Sawyer (1862 - 1932)*
  William Jarvis Cartwright (1892 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Cartwright (1824 - 1903)
  Isiah Cartwright (1826 - 1891)*
  Jehu Cartwright (1829 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
William Cartwright Family Cemetery
Pasquotank County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Susan C. Griffin
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
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