Ezekiel Cartwright

1724–
Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Cartwright

    Male1696–1746Male

    Martha Anne Shipp

    Female1692–1788Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 52

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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: occupational name for a maker of carts, from Middle English cart(e) + wright ‘craftsman’ ( see Wright ). The surname is attested from the late 13th century, although the vocabulary word does not occur before the 15th century.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ezckiel Cartwright, "United States Census, 1800"

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