Reuben Cantrell

15 September 1826–2 February 1907 (Age 80)
Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Cantrell was born on 15 September 1826, in Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States, his father, Reuben Rayburn Cantrell Sr, was 26 and his mother, Ellen Emaline Nellie White, was 24. He married Susan Marina Jane Bunch in 1847, in Hamilton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1860 and Polk Township, Dade, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 2 February 1907, in Everton, Dade, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Everton, Dade, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Cantrell
1826–1907
Susan Marina Jane Bunch
1827–1896
Marriage: 1847
James Thompson Cantrell
1844–1915
Lemuel L. Cantrell
1848–1926
Sarah Ann Jane Cantrell
1850–1909
Nancy H. Cantrell
1854–1929
Bloomfield Logan Cantrell
1855–1930
John E Cantrell
1857–1940
Francis Marion Cantrell
1858–1937
Mary M. Cantrell
1860–1862
Dora Cantrell
1861–1871
Levi Steven Cantrell
1864–1931
Sheenin V. Cantrell
1869–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1847
Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    Male1844–1915Male

    Lemuel L. Cantrell

    Male1848–1926Male

    Sarah Ann Jane Cantrell

    Female1850–1909Female

    Nancy H. Cantrell

    Female1854–1929Female

    Bloomfield Logan Cantrell

    Male1855–1930Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 3

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 3

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1860

Age 34

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

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)

  • Reuben Cantrell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rubin Cantrell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Reuben Cantreell, "United States Census, 1880"

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