Ezekiel Cartwright

Brief Life History of Ezekiel

Ezekiel Cartwright was born in 1724, in Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Tamer.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Cartwright
1724–
Tamer
1728–
Lemuel Cartwright
1750–1810
Winnifred Cartwright
1750–1811

Sources (1)

  • Ezckiel Cartwright, "United States Census, 1800"

World Events (6)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

North Carolina is the 12th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands and northern England): occupational name from Middle English cart(e) ‘cart’ + wright(e) ‘craftsman’ (Old English cræt or Old Norse kartr + Old English wyrhta), for a cartwright, a maker of carts.

Variant of Courtright , a surname of Dutch origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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