When Brasalia Cantrell was born on 1 January 1802, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas J Cantrell, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth A Norris, was 36. She married Thomas Leroy Caskey in 1819, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died after 1870, in United States, at the age of 8197, and was buried in Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Bienville, Louisiana, United States.
English (of Norman origin): from Old French canterelle, chanterelle, a diminutive of c(h)anteor ‘singer’. Compare Cantor . It was used as an alternative name for Chantecler the cock in medieval French versions of the folk story of Reynard the Fox (Le Roman de Renard).
English: sometimes a variant of Quintrell .
English: occasionally, perhaps a habitational name from Cantrell in Devon, early recorded as Canterhulle, named from an unexplained first element + Old English hyll ‘hill’.
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