Amanda Lafaithe Cartwright

27 August 1882–6 February 1953 (Age 70)
Oldtown, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Amanda Lafaithe

When Amanda Lafaithe Cartwright was born on 27 August 1882, in Oldtown, Allegany, Maryland, United States, her father, Levi Hainley Cartwright, was 28 and her mother, Mary L Piper, was 24. She married Albert Wood Blackburn on 19 July 1902, in Oldtown, Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Parma Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Brandywine, Prince George's, Maryland, United States in 1930. She died on 6 February 1953, at the age of 70, and was buried in Oldtown, Allegany, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Wood Blackburn
Amanda Lafaithe Cartwright
Marriage: 19 July 1902
Levi Hanley Blackburn
Clemence Pauline Blackburn
Russel Blackburn
Levi Carroll Blackburn

Spouse and Children

19 July 1902
Oldtown, Allegany, Maryland, United States


    Levi Hanley Blackburn


    Clemence Pauline Blackburn


    Russel Blackburn


    Levi Carroll Blackburn


Parents and Siblings

    Levi Hainley Cartwright


    Mary L Piper






    Josephina L Cartwright


    Grover C Cartwright


    Mary Catherine Cartwright


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 (3)

  • Amanda L Blackburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda S Morris in household of John W Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amanda L Blackburn, "United States Census, 1910"

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