Ezekiel Cartwright


Brief Life History of Ezekiel

When Ezekiel Cartwright was born in 1724, in Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Cartwright, was 28 and his mother, Martha Anne Shipp, was 32. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Tamer.

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Ezekiel Cartwright
Lemuel Cartwright
Winnifred Cartwright

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  • Ezckiel Cartwright, "United States Census, 1800"

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World Events (6)


Age 52

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


Age 52

North Carolina is the 12th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 62

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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