Hattie Cantrell

13 November 1890–25 April 1970 (Age 79)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Hattie

When Hattie Cantrell was born on 13 November 1890, in South Carolina, United States, her father, William Henry Cantrell, was 25 and her mother, Sallie A. Hudson, was 29. She married Robert Hoyle Baber about 1911. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Township 3 Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1900 and Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 25 April 1970, in Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Converse, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Robert Hoyle Baber
Hattie Cantrell
Marriage: about 1911
Edward Alson Baber

Spouse and Children

about 1911


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 7

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Cantrell in Devon, recorded as Canterhulle in 1330 , from an unexplained first element + Old English hyll ‘hill’.2 English: from Old French chanterelle ‘small bell’, ‘treble’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bellmaker or ringer.3 English: diminutive of Canter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hettie Baber in household of Robert H Baber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hattie J Cantrell in household of Wm H Cantrell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mrs Hettie Baber in entry for Mrs Marie Cantrell Ewing, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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